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Back When Burgers

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Back When A couple of days ago on the KOGT radio morning show, we started talking about hamburgers. Lawrence Gant called and said he used to love the ones served at the Bengal Cafe and that set us to thinking about burgers we loved. In these days of chain restaurants, every burger is the same. ...

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Blanchard Excels in Military

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Zachary Jordan Blanchard, a 2011 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High school, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland this past May and was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant. Zach’s career at the Naval Academy in many ways mirrored his career at LCM, where he graduated fifth ...

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Marriage Licenses Aug 24-28

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Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of August 24, 2015 thru August 28, 2015.   Jeremy C. Messer and Celeste M. Stanley Colten R. Rainwater and Laura N. Golightly Matthew W. Scolaro and Erica D. Thomas Thomas B. Bouget and Maddison P. Marchand Joseph C. Biship and ...

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Accident Friday in Mauriceville

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At approximately 1:30pm, there was a three vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 62 in Mauriceville.  The crash involved a commercial motor vehicle. A 2013 Freightliner flatbed truck was stopped for a red traffic light at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 62.  A 2010 Chevrolet Utility van was traveling ...

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Rear End Reverse Accident

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No serious injuries were reported in a two-car collision that happened on 16th Street Thursday after a car backing out of a parking lot went across lanes of traffic and hit a car stopped for a traffic light. The 83-year-old man driving the Chevrolet Lumina that was in reverse gear told Orange police that his ...

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Orange Expanding Water Lines

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The first step has been made for the City of Orange to extend water and sewer lines along Allie Payne Road. The Orange City Council agreed to spend $51,955 for the engineering firm of Fittz and Shipman to plan the new lines plus a sewerage lift station. The council and the city’s Economic Development Corporation ...

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Four Arrested For Robbery

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Police have filed aggravated robbery charges against four men from Orange in connection with the Monday hold-up at Sun Loan, 1104 16th Street. Charges were filed against 20-year-old Joshua Tremaine Shaw, who was arrested Tuesday, 24-year-old Jordan Chancelor Pitre, who was arrested Wednesday, and 23-year-old Mason Paul Butler and 18-year-old Raymond Charles Young, who were ...

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A Show of Support

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The Orange County Sheriffs Department and surrounding agencies are asking businesses and residents to display a blue light(s) Monday night, August 31.  The department is calling it a show of support and remembrance for Louisiana Trooper Steven Vincent, who was shot and killed on Sunday, August 23 after making a traffic stop in Bell City, ...

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Smith Arrested

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Orange police arrested a 53-year-old West Orange man for aggravated robbery soon after a surveillance video from a motel was released Tuesday. Detective Captain Cliff Hargrave said someone recognized the man on the video and notified OPD. Ross Smith, who lives on Austin Street in West Orange was arrested at 4 Tuesday afternoon and is ...

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Orange Council Meets Tuesday

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The Orange City Council Tuesday approved on first reading a new budget that will start October 1. The tax rate will be 70 cents per $100 valuation. No one spoke during the public hearing on the budget. The current tax rate is 68 cents per $100 but the 70 cents per $100 is considered the ...

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