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LRFD Open House

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking City/Rural Fire Department hosted an Open House on Saturday, with the public invited to learn more about what the fire department does, how and why they do the things they do, and to experience first hand the equipment, vehicles and challenges. Participants of all ages learned much from…

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Students meet the firefighters

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Members of the Licking City/Rural Fire Department visited Licking Elementary last Thursday, arriving in City Fire Truck 2751 and the new red Brush Truck 2773. Lt. Bobby Hearty explained the chain of command to the children and why it was so important in a crisis situation. He continued by explaining…

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Celebrate fall at the Licking Mill

By Shari Harris, Managing Editor Saturday, Sept. 23, marks the annual Fall Festival “Pickin’ on the Porch” at the historic Licking Mill. This year promises to be a treat, starting with the salute to our country and the military; featuring music off and on throughout the day; and including the return of other favorites, like…

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