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In this edition: January 11, 2024

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

The 2023 Year in Review: July – September, continues this week; watch for more highlights of the past year.

Iona Wampner will celebrate a century of treasured moments and love on Saturday, and you’re invited.

Progressive Ozark Bank shares a “Warm-Up to Earning!” opportunity.

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

Phelps Health extends an invitation to their Health Career Fair.

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

College students are recognized for basketball victories, as recipients of foundation scholarships and Dean’s List achievements.

Flag collection for Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags continues at the VFW box located in front of City Hall.

Texas County Memorial Hospital shared the year-end board report with new construction projects and new physicians for 2024.

Texas County Memorial Hospital and Phelps Health announced their first babies of 2024.

“2023, What a Year,” says Texas County 911 Director Terra Culley.

The Texas County Health Department gave tips to help protect against the flu; 100 flu cases were reported the past week in Texas County.

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

Lindy Mondy submitted a recipe for “Pierogi Casserole.”

Rick Mansfield continues to reflect on the New Year in “Friends, Family, Salespeople and Small Talk” in Reflections from the Road.

“Entering My Final Session Ready to Work for You,” says State Senator Karla Eslinger.

Learn to make a simple compass and about “Earth’s Magnetic Field” in Tech Talk by Scott Hamilton.

Tips for extra vigilance when driving in inclement weather is provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and TurfMutt gives a “Winter weather advisory for your yard.”

MoDOT requests citizens “join the fight against human trafficking.

You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Department, Licking Rural Fire Department, County Coroner, Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff 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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