First Annual Junk Derby a huge success

  By Shari Harris, Publisher Licking Downtown Inc. hosted the 1st Annual Licking Junk Derby Saturday at the historic Licking Mill. Vendors and visitors gathered to enjoy the bargains, the music, and the fun and games. Photos by Shari Harris & Christy Porter The coinciding Kentucky Derby inspired a Derby Hat contest, and several entries…

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In this edition: May 6, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Rick Mansfield takes “Morel Madness” a step further to the “Moral of the Morel.” Larry Dablemont exposes the “Brown-headed Bad Guys.” Cindy Fronterhouse-Badgett shares the intrigue of history and offers selections of the same at the Licking Library in…

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National Honor Society induction

Shari Harris, Publisher The Licking High School National Honor Society (NHS) members, parents and new inductees met, along with school administrators and school board members, to induct their new members on Thursday, April 29. NHS President Cliff Hawn, an LHS junior, led the ceremony. Vice-President Nissa Buchanan, Historian Cadrian Hutsell and Secretary Aubri Stephens assisted…

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Annual hospital audit shows improvement

TCMH HOUSTON, Mo. – Texas County Memorial Hospital ended 2020 with total operating revenues of $33,360,469, hospital board members and administration heard at their monthly meeting on Tuesday. The number represents an improvement of 3.01 percent over the total operating revenue in 2019. David Taylor, senior manager at BKD, LLP of Springfield and Stephanie Weis,…

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Tennis – Tennis Senior Night and April review

By Coach Jimmie Stephens The Wildcats honored their seniors on April 22 versus the Mountain View Liberty Eagles. Seniors that were honored included Aubrie Stephens, Sam Sullins, Kimrey Krewson, Adam Trump and Kaleb Mashek. They were presented with gift cards and individual accolades. As a coach, I appreciated each of the seniors’ efforts this season,…

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Baseball – Licking Wildcats Baseball

By Harv Antle Hartville The Licking Wildcats battled back from a seven-run deficit only to fall to the Hartville Eagles 13-12 on Monday night, April 26, at Deer Lick Park. Trailing 9-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Licking rallied for eight runs to take a 10-9 lead. The Wildcats sent 13 men to…

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Coming Events May 6, 2021

OZARKS OLDER IRON CLUB SPRING SHOW & TRACTOR PULLS The Ozarks Older Iron Club will hold its annual Spring Show at the club grounds, 310 Cannaday in Cabool, on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8. Gates open at 9 a.m. with free admission and parking, facilities are handicap accessible with chauffeured golf carts available.…

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