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Today's headlines

LOCAL NEWS: Vet with local ties recalls ill-fated raid on Dieppe
LOCAL NEWS 2: Hundreds turnout to MPP's annual Corn Roast and BBQ LOCAL NEWS 3: Bovines, homecrafts and twisted metal highlight opening day at the Navan Fair

VIEW POINT: Anxious scribe catches the demolition derby bug
LOCAL SPORTS: Local blind-deaf athlete keeps up busy summer schedule
LOCAL SPORTS: Local athletes, coach enjoy medal haul at Canada Summer Games
VARSITY FOOTBALL: JV Panthers win provincial championship in dramatic fashion

ARTSCETERA: Orléans theatre school students enlisted as Santa’s helpers

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LOCAL NEWS
Former Orléans resident Syd Davie was 19-years-old when he participated in the raid on on August 19, 1942. Of the 6,100 men who particpated in the battle, he was one of the 2,400 who managed to return to England without getting captured or killed. Fred Sherwin/Photo

(Updated 7:30 a.m., Aug. 20)
Vet with local ties recalls ill-fated raid on Dieppe
Who doesn't like fresh corn and a good burger, especially when they're free. More than 400 people took up an open invitation from Ottawa-Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde to attend a free corn roast and BBQ on Petrie Island on Thursday, consuming 65 dozen ears of corn and over 350 hamburgers and an equal amount of hot dogs.

Hundreds turnout to MPP's annual Corn Roast and BBQ
Who doesn't like fresh corn and a good burger, especially when they're free. More than 400 people took up an open invitation from Ottawa-Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde to attend a free corn roast and BBQ on Petrie Island on Thursday, consuming 65 dozen ears of corn and over 350 hamburgers and an equal amount of hot dogs. (Posted Aug. 18)

Bovines, homecrafts and twisted metal highlight opening day at the Navan Fair

Chartwell Belcourt resident celebrates 100th birthday

Bearbrook Game Meats caters to backyard BBQers and gourmet grillers alike

Woodpecker wreaks havoc in the Hamlet

 

LOCAL SPORTS
Local blind-deaf athlete keeps up busy summer schedule
No matter the season, there’s no stopping Kevin Frost in his pursuit of sporting excellence. The deaf-blind athlete from Orléans still competes in tandem bike racing during the summer, but the warm weather gives this incredible athlete the opportunity to compete on the golf course. (Posted Aug. 18)

Local athletes, coach enjoy medal haul at Canada Summer Games
For Scott Searle, the sport of softball has been a lifelong passions. The St. Peter High School teacher lives and breathes the sport. His undying passion for the game has been always been shared with his students. (Posted Aug. 16)

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ARTCETERA
Orléans theatre school students enlisted as Santa’s helpers
A talented group of young local actors will be helping Canada Post educate the 1.6 million children who write Santa Claus at the North Pole each year. (Posted Aug. 16)

Outdoor murder mystery production a wonderful whodunnit
When it comes to murder mystery theatre, the Cumberland-based Vintage Stock Theatre company has truly perfected the genre as evident by their latest produc-tion, “Nursing a Grudge”, written and directed by Marni Hunt-Stephens and produced by Emélie Perron-Clow. (Posted Aug. 15)

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