Obituary – Theresa M. Miller

Theresa Marie (Bernard) Miller, age 83, passed away on November 24, 2020, under the care of Mercy Hospice Services at her home in Washington, Mo. She was born on September 30, 1937, in Abbeville, La. to Alpha and Laura (White) Bernard. She met Warren Miller when he was working the oil fields in Louisiana. They…

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Licking to celebrate a “2020 Kind of Christmas”

The Licking News Licking will be celebrating a “2020 Kind of Christmas” downtown on Saturday, Dec. 5, beginning at 9 a.m. The merrymaking begins with the Christmas Bazaar at the VFW Hall. Vendors will happily help you check off your Christmas list. Gift ideas include wreaths, table runners, quilts, flower arrangements, crocheted and knitted items,…

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State of Emergency in Missouri extended

Office of Governor, Michael L. Parson JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Missouri and across the Midwest, Gov. Mike Parson signed Executive Order 20-19 on Thursday, Nov. 19, extending the state of emergency in Missouri through March 31, 2021. This will allow continued flexibility in deploying critical resources…

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Christmas in Our Hometown

Submitted The Christmas in Our Hometown applications for assistance can be picked up at the United Community Help Center (Food Pantry) in Licking. This is for the children of the Licking community whose families are in need of help at the holiday season. The deadline for applying is December 11. This ensures we will have…

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In this edition: November 26, 2020

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Check out area businesses and be in the know about where to shop local with those who are participating in Licking’s Small Business Saturday! Read the changes in the state’s K-12 school quarantine guidelines, and get the details about…

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Lawsuit filed against City of Edgar Springs

The Licking News In a lawsuit filed by the Freedom Center of Missouri, Edgar Springs resident Rebecca Varney is fighting the city for the right to go to City Hall. The lawsuit stems from a notice Varney received saying that she would be cited for trespassing if she returned to City Hall. “If government is…

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State of Missouri Public Health Warning

The country is currently experiencing an extreme outbreak of COVID-19. As we move from fall into the winter months, respiratory illnesses spread more rapidly as people move indoors and environmental conditions change. COVID-19 is following that pattern. The risks will become more serious with the onset of flu season. Every state is affected. Every community…

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Licking Junior High sports

The Junior High Boys’ game against Green Forest on Nov. 16 was cancelled, but they returned to action on Nov. 19, against Cabool. Both seventh and eighth grade teams won, with scores of 22-20 and 51-8 respectively. Steelville was a more formidable opponent on Nov. 20, with the seventh grade losing 24-40 and the eighth…

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