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In this edition: October 21, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Rick Mansfield shares the costs and benefits of raw “Honey.” Larry Dablemont returns to Canada for “The Golden Bass” that got away. The Noah Coleman Daughters of the American Revolution present a Quilt of Valor. The Licking News intern,…

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Bikers’ generosity makes toy drive a success

By Shari Harris, Publisher The Sonic Motorcycle Cruise-in happens April through September, on the last Thursday of each month. Bikers enjoy a night of visiting, eating, admiring bikes and trying for door prizes. At the August and September meetings they are invited to join the toy drive, where new toys are gathered for the annual…

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One Veteran’s story

Everyone has a story, and so in honor of Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, four of our Vietnam Veterans have willingly shared their military service stories. They almost “tag teamed” in their service in Vietnam, beginning in 1965 through 1971. Charles Hayes’ story, as told to Christy Porter, Managing Editor Charles Hayes was born June 9,…

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Drug Arrest

By Sheriff Scott Lindsey, Texas County Sheriff’s Dept. On the evening of October 12, 2021, a Texas County Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling E Highway initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation. During the stop a female passenger later identified as Sharon Barton provided the deputy with a false name. The deputy was…

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Health Fair is scheduled for Nov. 2 at TCMH

TCMH HOUSTON, Mo. – Texas County Memorial Hospital is hosting a community health fair on Tuesday, November 2, from 7 am to 9 am, in the Jayson Gentry Community Safe Room on the TCMH campus. This health fair will be a great opportunity for a comprehensive check of your health in a convenient setting. TCMH…

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Licking runners 1st, 3rd and 5th at Dixon

By Coach Mike Phillips A lot of medals were taken home by the Licking Wildcat teams at Dixon, October 11. Both junior high boys runners brought home medals. Ethan Stout finished 11th and Isaac Rinne finished 13th. On the girls junior high side, Keely Gorman finished seventh and Hannah Beasley finished 15th. In the junior…

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