ORAN -- The Oran Jaycees are looking to hone local residents' barbecue skills while increasing community involvement and benefiting a nonprofit organization.
The Jaycees' first "Cookin' for the Cause BBQ Cook Off" is set for Oct. 19-20 at the city park in Oran, which is formally known as Tilles City Park.
Travis Bickings, president of the Oran Jaycees, said teams have already started forming for the competition. Seven teams have signed up and several others have contacted Bickings for more information, he said.
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