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In this edition: December 7, 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 VFW Auxiliary will be holding a public auction for local veterans; donations are appreciated.

Fox Funeral Home will be hosting a Memorial Ornament pickup.

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

Annual flu vaccines are available for all ages at the Texas County Health Department; call for an appointment.

Phelps Health shares “A Plan for Success” with type 2 diabetes.

Ring in 2024 at the New Year’s Eve Ball sponsored by Healthy Dent County and Salem Area Chamber of Commerce.

HCH Quarry, LLC is having a Winter Rock Sale.

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

Senior Center Happenings shares upcoming Christmas events.

Abounding Hope Church held a special Women’s Christmas Dinner Friday evening.

Former Licking R-VIII graduate Karlee Holland continues great basketball with the SBU Women’s Basketball team.

Texas County Memorial Hospital achieves gold level Safe Sleep Certification!

Lindy Mondy has submitted another recipe that is great for the holidays, “Asparagus with Herb Butter.”

Rick Mansfield suffers from a computer crash with “Haunts, Hopes and Chocolate,” in Reflections from the Road.

Senator Eslinger shares her “Priorities Outlined for 2024.”

Is it a “Hollow Moon?” Scott Hamilton explains the theory and the facts in this week’s Tech Talk.

A Letter to the Editor provides information related to SB 190 as the petition drive is nearing a close.

Sheriff Scott Lindsey shares events from November and looks to the future in this week’s Behind the Blue.

You can also keep current with reports from the County Commission, Coroner, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, Texas County Health Department 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.

Online subscriptions of The Licking News are available, either combined with or without a print edition.

The Licking News print edition may be picked up at these fine locations: in Licking, Town & Country Supermarket, Corner Express, Rinne Fast & Friendly, Casey’s General Store, Dollar General, Rinne Pharmacy, Route 63 Liquor, Friend Lumber Company, Feedlot Cafe, Country Crafts & Flea Market, and at the office counter or at the paper box in front of The Licking News office; in Houston, Corner Express and Casey’s General Store; in Salem at The Salem News Office; in Edgar Springs at Dollar General, and in Success at Pittman’s Store.

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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