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In this edition: November 16, 2023

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News:

Buckner & Gately Auction Service will begin the bidding on Saturday for another great sale.

The Licking Ministerial Alliance will host a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday; everyone is welcome!

A birthday celebration for Gary Routh will be December 2.

Plan on attending the Junior Class Corn Hole Tournament in December.

See this week’s Licking R-VIII Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros; Elementary Learner of the Week, sponsored by Kinder Plant Food and HS/JH Learner of the Week, sponsored by Hawn Law Office, and keep up with the Licking R-VIII sports schedules.

Get your bids in for the Hospice Online Auction being held November 21 through November 30 by the TCMH Healthcare Foundation.

HCH Quarry, LLC is having a Winter Rock Sale.

Get information about black vultures and how they can harm livestock.

Reserve your vendor space today for the Christmas Craft Sale!

A gift subscription to The Licking News is a gift that continues giving for an entire year.

See what’s happening around town in Coming Events!

Licking Residential Care is holding a fundraising raffle of a quilt made by the residents.

Piney River Ford presented a donation to Licking Bridge Builders.

Phelps County R-III School honored veterans in their community.

The Licking VFW raised American flags in honor of Veterans Day.

Texas County is second in deer harvest firearms opening weekend; see local hunters and a local processing plant.

Lee Ann Akins, Branch Librarian, updates us on new items at the Licking Library Branch, and shares other important information and activities.

Lindy Mondy has submitted another great recipe, “Yeast Biscuits.”

There is new membership in the Noah Coleman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

The 25th annual Check Out Hunger campaign for The Food Bank is partnering with Licking Town & Country Supermarket, among other grocers.

Texas County Memorial Hospital reports grant funding to be used for medical equipment, as well as additional resources at the facility coming in the near future, in this month’s hospital report.

NAP tax credits are available for assistance with the Houston library project.

Rick Mansfield shares his thoughts on “Wedding Advice,” in Reflections from the Road.

Do you know “The Note That Can’t Be Sung?” Scott Hamilton tells us what it is in this week’s Tech Talk.

Find out how to be prepared for winter weather in Behind the Blue, from the desk of Corporal Kenny Santee.

A case is resolved in Varney v. City of Edgar Springs.

A fatal shooting occurred in Texas County last week.

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Department, the County Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, MoDOT and MSHP.

The Licking News is a great way to keep in touch with the Licking community. Great weekly columns, job listings, area-wide menus, city, county and state updates, obituaries, local area coming events and classifieds are all included in the print edition this week.

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The Licking News is delivered free of charge to local third grade classes to inspire reading. Many thanks to Town & Country Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Licking and Phelps County R-III third grade classes, and many thanks to Progressive Ozark Bank for their generous sponsorship of this program for the Raymondville and Success third grade classes.

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