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Licking School Hosts Veterans Day Program

By Shari Harris, Co-Publisher The Licking R-VIII schools hosted a tribute honoring local veterans on Friday, November 9 at the ...
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One Veteran’s Story

George Puhrmann’s, Lt. Col. USAF (ret) story, as told to Christy Porter, Managing Editor This is part one of a ...
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Texas County Voters Guide to Amendments and Propositions

By Scott Hamilton Co-publisher Among the amendments and propositions on the state ballot this election day are three separate measures ...
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Old Fashioned Festival at the Licking Mill

By Christy Porter Managing Editor A beautiful, sunny, fall Saturday was the perfect setting for Picking and Grinning on the ...
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Fall Show and Tractor Pull

By Scott Hamilton Co-publisher The Ozarks Older Iron Club hosted their annual fall show and tractor pull Oct. 12-13. The ...
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55th Annual Rose Holland Trout Derby

By Christy Porter Managing Editor “Reel them in for healthy hearts” was the theme for the 55th Annual Rose Holland ...
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Ride for Missions following the Trail of Tears

By Christy Porter Managing Editor A group of Native American horse back riders with the Ride for Missions, a nonprofit ...
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Students Participate in the VFW Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable Flags

By Christy Porter Managing Editor The odor of smoke drifted onto Main Street the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 18. VFW ...
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Licking C of C Mule Show

By Shari Harris Co-Publisher The Licking Chamber of Commerce Mule Show was held Saturday at the Licking Rodeo Grounds. Contestants ...
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National Assisted Living Week proclaimed at Licking Residential Care

By Shari Harris Co-Publisher Mayor Keith Cantrell signed an official proclamation declaring Sept. 10–14 as National Assisted Living Week. The ...
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Licking Town and Country Bank robbed

By Scott Hamilton Co-Publisher An armed robbery took place at Town and Country Bank in Licking shortly before 9:40 a.m ...
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Licking mourns loss of beloved officer

The Licking News Monday morning, August 27, started on a sad note. We received the news that Sergeant Michael R ...
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Father Roy joins St. John the Baptist as new priest

By Christy Porter Guest Writer Father Rayappa Chinnabathini joined St. John the Baptist Mission in Licking, St. Mark Parish in ...
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Murder and suicide attempt over the weekend

According to Texas County Sheriff's Department news release from Rowdy Douglas: At approximately 1201 hours on August 19, 2018, the ...
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Licking License Office will be closing at the end of August

By Scott Hamilton Co-Publisher The current owners of the Licking License Office have decided to close the office prior to ...
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Licking News under new ownership

“A community needs news, for the same reason that a man needs eyes. It has to see where it is ...
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Texas County Fair featured new events

By Katie Anderson Managing Editor The Texas County Fair and 108th annual Old Settlers Reunion was held at the Houston ...
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A look into the new newspaper print facility

Photos and story by Katie Anderson Managing Editor The Licking News took a tour of the Jefferson City New Tribune ...
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Rowdy Douglas appointed interim Sheriff for Texas County

In a press release issued by the Texas County Commission on July 24 at 9:39 am, the following announcement was ...
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Press Release from The Texas County Commission

Much confusion and misinformation from unofficial sources has arisen surrounding the arrest of Sheriff James Sigman. The Commissioners are following ...
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Texas County sheriff and deputy arrested on eight counts

The Licking News Texas County Sheriff James L. Sigman, 48, of Eunice, was arrested on eight counts by Texas County ...
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Pregnancy Resource Center Truck Pull had engines revved up for charity

By Katie Anderson Managing Editor Results from the truck pull will be announced in next week’s edition. The Raymondville ...
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Hairdresser to Presiding Commissioner: Betty Crow turns 90

By Marie Lasater Publisher Well known to all of Licking, Betty Crow celebrated her 90th birthday at the Fox Community ...
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St. John the Baptist’s Father Matt is celebrated

By Christy Porter Guest Writer St. John the Baptist Mission held a dual celebration and farewell event the afternoon of ...
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