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Fall Festival at the Licking Mill

  By Shari Harris, Publisher Licking Downtown, Inc., held their annual Fall Festival fundraiser Saturday at the Licking Mill. In addition to the Bushwacker Band, there were vendors, storytelling, mill tours, raffles, a pumpkin parade, ham & beans, and new this year was an old-fashioned quilt turning. Suzie Blackburn was three or more places at…

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One Veteran’s story

Everyone has a story, and so in honor of Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, four of our Vietnam Veterans have willingly shared their military service stories. They almost “tag teamed” in their service in Vietnam, beginning in 1965 through 1971. Ed Folger’s story, as told to Christy Porter, Managing Editor. Ed Folger was born in New…

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Five air ambulances respond near Edgar Springs

By Shari Harris, Publisher A two-vehicle head-on crash resulted in serious injuries to five individuals and required the response of five air ambulances to the site on U.S. Highway 63, one mile south of Edgar Springs. The accident happened at 3:44 p.m. on Saturday, October 9. A Licking family was southbound in a 2019 Nissan…

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