Area News

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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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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Licking – blessed by volunteers

Volunteer: Noun – a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertakes a task, a person who works for an organization without being paid. Verb – freely offers to do something, offers one’s services. We have proudly recognized just a few of our community’s volunteers during the National Volunteer Month of…

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In this edition: April 29, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Rick Mansfield encourages seeking to learn and inspire for “Knowledge.” Larry Dablemont tells the story about “A Bass in the Evening.” The Duncans invite the public to the Licking Art Club Reception, showcasing artwork from the recent Art Club…

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LPD completes reality-based training session

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking Police Department recently completed an annual MILO range, reality-based training session with Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA), the city insurance program. The MILO training is a support program provided by MIRMA for state law enforcement agencies and does not affect the insurance rate structure. “MIRMA also has…

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Licking Ministerial Alliance

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor An ecumenical-Christian service was held at Boone Creek Baptist Church on April 11, celebrating the Christian faith, with proceeds benefitting the Ministerial Alliance funds. Community services are held three to four times a year, which includes a revival in July and a service in the park in September. Funding is…

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“A Love Like That”

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor An inter-denominational community Ladies Night Out was enjoyed by approximately 160 ladies on Friday evening. The event was hosted by the Assembly of God Women’s Ministry at the Licking Assembly of God. The evening began with an inviting and delicious tea party served by 33 volunteer women, who also…

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Mondy recognized for lineage research

Linda Mondy, of Licking, was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by the Ozark Patriots Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) at a recent Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting. SAR members Don Turner, Secretary of Ozark Patriots; Kelvin Erickson, President; Danny Creason, Genealogist; and Herb Turner, Vice President were in…

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Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

By Gracelyn Wesley and Shari Harris The Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at Deer Lick Park was held at 8 p.m. on April 17. Amber Ramsey and Carla Jo Elliott organized the event for the first time this year, and more than 70 children braved the cool temperatures to collect the eggs. The festivities began around…

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In this edition: April 22, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Two additional recognitions for National Volunteer Week, which is April 18 -24, are highlighted on B5. Rick Mansfield encourages taking time to see the “Beauty.” Larry Dablemont talks turkey and shares a story about “Two Gobblers.” Cindy heralds spring…

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