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In this edition: November 17, 2022

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: See advertisements for upcoming area events. Dirt Road Gypsy Boutique, Farmgirl Floral Boutique and The Sassy Hide are all participating in the Pink Friday event. T.J.’s Flowers & Gifts and T.J.’s Flea Market are also looking forward to pre-Christmas…

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Spicy and sweet at LPHC’s Cook Off

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Friday evening was hot and spicy with the chili, and oh so sweet with the desserts at LPHC’s annual Chili and Dessert Cook Off, much to the enjoyment of the patrons and judges. In honor of Veterans Day and to thank attending veterans, veterans ate free. The competition on the…

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New Chief Executive Officer named

TCMH HOUSTON, Mo. – Texas County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees announced the hiring of Stace Holland of Pineville, Mo., as its next chief executive officer effective November 14, 2022. The TCMH Board contracted with Jeff Tindle of Tindle & Associates in August to lead the nationwide search. After an in-depth process, a search committee…

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Sen. Eslinger elected to majority caucus whip position

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Karla Eslinger, R-Wasola, has been elected by her colleagues to serve as majority whip, a key position in caucus leadership, during the 102nd General Assembly. As whip, Sen. Eslinger will verify support for pending legislation and ensure senators are present to vote. “I am humbled by the support of…

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Salvation Army Kettle Drive to begin

Submitted The local Salvation Army Kettle Drive will begin this Saturday, November 19, at the Town & Country Super Market, and end December 24. We fell short of our goal last year, but feel confident with many people stepping up and helping fill all of the time slots, we will meet our goal of $6,000…

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In this edition: November 10, 2022

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: See advertisements for upcoming area events. LPHC will hold a Chili and Dessert Cook Off on Friday, November 11; veterans eat free. A Veterans Day Sale will be going on at Larinda’s Furniture & Antiques. Country Crafts & Flea…

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Five year anniversary for Licking Senior Center

By Shari Harris, Publisher The Licking Senior Center celebrated their five-year anniversary Saturday with a packed house of 85 to 90 people. Hamburgers and hot dogs were served for lunch, followed by the auctioning of a variety of delicious desserts. Auctioneer Jeff Foulks engaged bidders in raising funds for the Center, with nearly half of…

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