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Cross Country runners medal in West Plains

By Coach Mike Phillips The Wildcat Cross Country team traveled to the always tough West Plains Invitational last Tuesday, September 14. Once again on the girls’ side, Kasey Richards came home with a medal. “Kasey has proven that even on her toughest days, she is one of the best runners in the area,” said Coach…

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Wildcat Baseball ends week 11-2

By Coach Harv Antle Licking 14, Crocker 3 LICKING — The Licking Wildcats returned home Monday night to Deer Lick Park and defeated the Crocker Lions 14-3. Elijah Ullom started and pitched three innings for the win. The game ended at the conclusion of five innings due to the run rule. Ullom fanned four, walked…

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Coming Events September 23, 2021

TROUT CEMETERY WORK DAY There will be a fall workday at Trout Cemetery to weed eat and mow on Saturday, Oct. 2, beginning at 8 a.m. 58TH ANNUAL ROSE HOLLAND TROUT DERBY The 58th Annual Rose Holland Trout Derby will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3 at Montauk State Park. Derby Registration…

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Classifieds: Sept. 23 – Sept. 29, 2021

Yard/Garage Sale: Yard Sale: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday – Friday, corner of Oak and First St., Houston. Two dressers, bathroom accessories, wooden kitchen drop-leaf table with two chairs, solid wood bookcase, household items, free clothing, too many items to list.                              H/22/1tp Yard Sale: Social distancing, Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., one…

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Obituary – Bonnie J. Clover

Bonnie Jean Clover, age 83, of St. Peters, Mo., was born on August 31, 1938, to Virgil and Eula “Edna” McColgin in Raymondville, Mo. She entered her heavenly home September 19, 2021, in St Peters, Mo. Bonnie married Coy Dean Clover on August 11, 1956. Dean and Bonnie moved to St. Louis shortly after getting…

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Obituary – Floyd “Pete” Baxter

Floyd Harold “Pete” Baxter, of Rolla, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at the age of 96. He was born in Holdenville, Okla., on October 5, 1924, to the late Alva and Tennessee (Wright) Baxter. On September 5, 1959, he married Violet Clift Baxter, who survives. Pete was a veteran of the U.S. Army beginning…

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Obituary – Dennis E. French

Dennis Everett French, age 71, was born May 20, 1950, to Daniel and Elsie (Breedlove) French in Plato, Mo. He was raised by his uncle, Marvin “Pete” Breedlove. He passed away September 17, 2021, at his home in Raymondville, Mo. Dennis grew up in the Lynchburg area and attended Plato Schools. He married Kathy Lee,…

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Obituary – Tommi M. Goodfellow

Tommi Maria Goodfellow, age 22, daughter of Tony Goodfellow, Sr., Randy and Amy Smith (Sergent), and Robert DeMitry, was born in Houston, Mo., on March 31, 1999. She passed away September 14, 2021, in her home with her boyfriend, in Raymondville, Mo. Tommi was preceded in death by her dad, Robert DeMitry; her stepmother, Jaime…

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Obituary – Donald A. Hathaway

Donald Aaron Hathaway, age 75, was born January 11, 1946, to Basil Edgar and MaryAnna (Sutton) Hathaway in Jay County, Indiana. Along with his parents and six siblings, he moved to a farm near Plato in 1951. He started school the following year in Plato and went on to graduate from high school there in…

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Obituary – Ricky D. Kidd

Ricky Dean Kidd, age 60, was born July 7, 1961, in Houston, Mo., to Roosevelt Leonard and Virginia (Bates) Kidd. He passed away unexpectedly at home in Licking, Mo., on September 12, 2021. Ricky is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Richard Kidd and Dale Kidd; a sister, Regina Kidd; and his son,…

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