In this edition: October 27, 2022
In addition to current media releases, in this week’s print edition of The lick news:
View announcements of upcoming area events. A Fall Festival will be held at Licking United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 29, followed by Licking Residential Care trick-or-treating. Abunding Hope Church celebrates its homecoming with a concert and guest speaker on Sunday, November 6. Titan Paving & Drainage and Healthy Dent County will host the Kentucky Derby Casino Night on Saturday, November 5.
See also this week’s Licking R-VIII HS/JH Apprentice of the Week, sponsored by Hawn Law Office; Elementary Student of the Week, sponsored by Kinder Feed & Farm; and Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Rinne Tire Pros.
Licking’s 9th Annual Light the Night Festival will be held in downtown Licking on Monday, October 31. Haunted Mill Tours will also be on that night. Mark your calendar for the Senior Center Open House, with musical entertainment by Herman Hall on November 5. A Veterans Day celebration with the Licking R-VIII School District will be held on Friday, November 11 at Sherman Hill Fieldhouse. All local veterans and their families are invited to attend.
The Texas County Food Pantry will hold a 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 12; see the print edition for more details.
Area news includes retired Texas County teachers and school staff, Texas County Fair Board sets weigh-in dates, first Missouri Good Neighbor Week prizes and details to apply for “Christmas in our native city”.
Workshops continue at the Texas County Museum of Art and History and Museum Muses encourages you to remember Current River artists when holiday shopping.
Sandi Scurlock submits a story about “The Coal Miner’s Daughter.”
Rick Mansfield emphasizes being “Less Hostile and More Cooperative” in the daily opportunities of our lives. Larry Dablemont shares a mishap on “When Your Boat Leaves You”. Scott Hamilton combines technology and the “rural internet” and explains how it affects us.
Read the proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution and the county’s statutory proposals and election notices to become a better informed voter and get input from featured editorials.
Other informative articles include a free Seminar for Value-Added Food Producers, Recent Mercury Spills Highlight Health Dangers and Risks, Overcome Toxic Emotions, and Learn about the Signs and Systems of Thyroid Disorders.
You can also stay up to date with reports and updates from the County Commission, Courthouse, Sheriff’s Department, MoDOT and MSHP.
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