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A royal holiday

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Many throughout the Licking community enjoyed Valentine’s Day 2024 by sharing and giving flowers, cards, balloons, chocolates, food, games and camaraderie. By the middle of the 18th century in America it was common for not only lovers but also friends to express their affection by celebrating Valentine’s Day. The tradition…

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Licking Schools celebrate Kindness Week

By Shari Harris, Publisher Licking students were challenged to “Change Your World” last week during Kindness Week 2024. Monday’s challenge was “Be the change! And change the world.” Town greeters could be seen at businesses and at the elementary school, with flowers, notes and smiles for those they met. Volunteer opportunities were shared with high…

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FFA Week celebration begins

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking FFA Chapter served breakfast to approximately 140 members of the community Saturday morning as they kicked off FFA Week, which continues through Friday, February 23. FFA members show their support for our community in multiple ways throughout the year including work done at the Licking Mill and assistance…

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Annual Mill Fish Fry & Auction

By Shari Harris, Publisher Licking Downtown Inc. will hold their third annual fish fry on Saturday, February 24, to raise funds for the maintenance of the historic Licking Mill. Herman Hall will be singing beginning at 4 p.m. and an auction will follow at 6 p.m. Volunteers begin serving fish, fries, beans, coleslaw, cornbread and…

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