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In this edition: October 7, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Rick Mansfield takes a vacation and shares “Sunsets and Promises.” Larry Dablemont vividly describes “The Storm” while reminiscing of old times. Be prepared, it’s National Fire Prevention Week: Oct. 3-9. Licking Residential Care staff and residents are “Good neighbors.”…

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LPD has new K-9 team

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor The Licking Police Department now has a new K-9 team. Officer Kaleb Berkshire is not new to the police department but has been with the police force for over two years; K-9 Officer Atos is the recent addition. “A canine program can add a lot to any law enforcement department…

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Buckner & Gately Auction Service at a new location

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor “One door closed as another door opened,” said Steve and Pat Buckner of Buckner & Gately Auction Services on their recent opening at a new location on East Highway 32. In July, the Licking Development Board had a buyer for the old Rawlings building located on Cedar Street, where auctions…

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Rose Holland Trout Derby

By Shari Harris, Publisher The 58th Annual Rose Holland Trout Derby “Catch me if you can” was held this weekend at Montauk State Park. This year’s derby raised a total of $12,415 for the American Heart Association. Roosevelt “Rose” Holland was the second independent trout hatchery manager at Montauk State Park. He died of a…

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Cancelled – Endangered Silver Advisory Alert

MSHP UPDATE: 10/6/2021 at 3:54 p.m. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Mr. Burrus was located deceased. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Shannon County Sheriff’s Department has issued an Endangered SILVER Advisory for a missing adult incident that occurred at Eminence, Mo. at 3 p.m. on 10/05/2021. The endangered SILVER advisory missing adult is: Donald Burrus, a…

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In this edition: September 30, 2021

In addition to the current media postings, in this week’s print edition of The Licking News: Larry Dablemont shares his knowledge of “Squirrel Seasons,” as we learn of multiple arrests for gross over limit of squirrel by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Viola Bailie has been named Licking Residential Care’s Resident of the Month and…

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“Just Pray”

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor More than 60 students, school faculty and parents gathered at the Licking High School flagpole on September 22 for the annual “See you at the Pole” prayer rally. Students nationwide have participated in the student-initiated global day of prayer at rallies since 1990. “Just Pray” was the theme for…

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Rock Springs Baptist Church celebrates 150 years

  By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Pastor John Jordan was well pleased that such a good time was had by all as they “celebrated the faithfulness of God over the past 150 years.” Rock Springs Baptist Church celebrated the continuance of fulfilling their mission, “To change our world by developing Christ-followers who love God and…

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Jennifer Smith inducted into Jewell Hall of Fame

By Shari Harris, Publisher Jennifer Smith, of Licking, was among the team members of the William Jewell College Women’s Basketball Team of 1986-87 as the team was inducted into the William Jewell College Hall of Fame. Only one other women’s team of any sport has been inducted into the Hall of Fame at the private…

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