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In this edition: March 21, 2024

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

Meet the 2024 School Board incumbents and candidates on page B1; Sholtz announces his candidacy for TCMH Board of Trustees; read information on the Missouri Democratic Presidential Primary to be held on Saturday, and plan to vote on election day, April 2. The election notices can be found on page B5.

You are invited to the Licking Ministerial Alliance’s Community Resurrection Service to be held Sunday, hosted by New Life Free Will Baptist Church.

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

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

The Licking News thanks all our continuing advertisers!

Pastor Bob McQueen shares nature’s beauty “Around Easter.”

Boone Creek Baptist Church gave free encouragement on Saturday.

The Licking R-VIII Board of Education held their monthly meeting and recognized March Staff Members and the Governor recognized them. They also provided items of interest and updates on school happenings.

The Land of Smiles Show taught Licking Elementary students good dental habits.

Texas County Memorial Hospital announced the resignation of Dr. Jessica King.

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

The Compassus South-Central Missouri program was honored for excellence.

Phelps Health answers, “What’s the difference between a colonoscopy and stool-based test?”

Lee Ann Akins, Branch Librarian, updates us on new items at the Licking Library Branch, has extended an invitation to the Texas County Book Club and provides information on services and events.

Rick Mansfield tells what to do when dealing with “What Ifs, If Onlys and a Few Wish I Hadn’ts” in this week’s Reflections from the Road.

This weeks Ozarks Cooks features “Vegetable Rice Pancakes,” submitted by Linda Mondy.

You can also keep current with reports from the County 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.

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