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In This Edition: January 18, 2024


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

The 2023 Year in Review: October – December, wraps up this week; we’ll now be making highlights for 2024!

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

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

The Love Your Center campaign is kicking off at Licking Bridge Builders.

SCCC reported another offender death.

Read about a victory for LHS alum Karlee Holland’s college basketball team.

The Knights of Columbus donated to area community non-profit and public safety entities.

Learn “A Simple, Healthy Boost to Winter Comfort Foods” in For Your Health by Dr. Graham Colditz.

Mercury hazards are still a concern in today’s world; learn more from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

The Texas County Health Department reported 90 more flu cases this past week in Texas County.

Lindy Mondy submitted a recipe for “Biscuit & Gravy Casserole.”

Rick Mansfield explains how to get to the “Finishin’” in Reflections from the Road.

Scott Hamilton shares why it’s necessary and how one can participate in “Saving a Legacy” in this week’s Tech Talk.

LPD Corporal Kenny Santee encourages “Stalking Awareness” in this week’s Behind the Blue.

Houston Lions Club honored law enforcement at an Appreciation Fish Fry.

More than 260 children participated in the “Shop with a Hero” program over the holiday season.

FEMA has given a checklist for winter preparedness for people with disabilities and older adults.

Caution urged when heating homes, says the Division of Fire Safety and the Missouri Department of Safety.

See what MoDOT has planned for bridge improvements in Texas County.

The City completed repairs to the base of the North Main Bridge. See this and more in the Board of Aldermen report. You can also keep current with reports from the Licking Police Department, the County 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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