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In this edition: March 28, 2024

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

See special invitations to attend Resurrection Services Easter Sunday at First Baptist Church and Licking Christian Church!

The 2024 April Election Notices are posted for your perusal of what will be on the April 2 ballot.

Hopyskitchen, featuring Caribbean Food, will host their Grand Opening on Thursday, April 4!

Nana’s Discount Grocery has arrived at TJ’s Flea Market; check them out!

American Legion Post 41-Houston will hold a Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Day Friday; Veterans of all wars are welcome to attend.

See this week’s Licking R-VIII Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros, 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!

The Democratic Presidential Primary was held Saturday.

Farmgirl Floral Boutique celebrated their second birthday in business.

The Knights of Columbus donated in advance to the Pregnancy Resource Center. Make plans to attend the PRC Banquet of Life.

Concerned citizens continue to address the fate of Shafer Road.

A new perimeter fence has enhanced safety measures at the Licking R-VIII campus.

The SFCC Roadrunners closed the week with a double-header sweep.

The Texas County Health Department reported a slow decline in flu cases this past week.

See an announcement of “Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day” in a new column “The Veterans Post,” and additional area Veteran happenings.

Rick Mansfield shares a belief and an adventure in the quest of “Looking for Leprechauns” in this week’s Reflections from the Road.

Scott Hamilton explains how in and of itself the “Tik-Tok Ban” does not necessarily ensure your social media safety and what the downside is in this week’s Tech Talk.

“Spring Alerts” are announced in this month’s Behind the Blue by Corporal Kenny Santee.

You can also keep current with reports from 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.

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