Rural

School sends Steggles chicks

Finley High School entered four chickens in the Sydney Royal Easter Show as part of a Steggles competition.. The FHS agricultural team was sent broiler chickens to raise for what is a competition specifically for schools.. ‘‘A huge number of

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 21 2017
News

Thrills and spills under lights

An action packed Easter weekend in Tocumwal was rounded out by the dust-flying rodeo, held on Sunday night.. Rodeo organiser Michelle Davies said about 1500 people came to watch the daredevil sport, which was the fifth annual rodeo event in

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 20 2017
News

Clear sky for Silent Flight

The sky was clear and wind was calm making for ideal flying conditions for the League of Silent Flight rally held at the Jerilderie racecourse over the Easter long weekend.. League president Michael O’Reilly said he was pleased with the turnout of

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 20 2017
News

Jackson’s brave footy comeback

Local footballer Marcus Jackson made a heart-warming return to senior football in round one of the Picola and District Football League, after recovering from a horrific car accident just 15 months ago.. Jackson suffered from life threatening

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Southern Rive...
Apr 20 2017
Rural

Winning show Wiltshires

Blighty sheep breeder Jason O’Loghlin was rapt with his wins at the 2017 Sydney Royal Easter Show.. Mr O’Loghlin’s stud — O’loghlin Wiltshire Horn — boasted winning rams and ewes.. Titles he claimed included champion Wiltshire Horn ram

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 19 2017
Rural

Women leading food,...

Passionate women are leading the fight to revitalise parts of rural Australia, in particular the Murray region of New South Wales.. They are standing up to politicians and bureaucrats who have been taking away the ‘liquid gold’ on which their

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Contributor
Apr 19 2017
News

Thieves go after...

A battery-stealing spree took place around Berrigan earlier this month.. Batteries were taken from four old tractors in Lysaght St between 9pm on Friday, April 7 and 10am on Tuesday, April 11.. The stolen property was valued at $400.. A Riverin

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Contributor
Apr 19 2017
News

Tocumwal service

Tocumwal will have a short Anzac Day service at the cemetery War Memorial beginning at 9.30am on April 25.. People are encouraged to meet at the ‘big fish’ on the foreshore at 10.50am to march to the Tocumwal RSL.. The annual commemorative

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 19 2017
Sport

Golf and bowls for charity

Jerilderie Sports Club will be hosting its 27th Annual Good Friday Shield for the Royal Children’s Hospital this Friday.. Bowls and golf competitions will be held as part of the charity day, with some great prizes for winners.. Great novelty

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 14 2017
News

Popular golf event at Easter

Jerilderie will be a busy place over the Easter weekend, with the popular and well supported Good Friday Appeal Golf Day at the Sports Club starting at 8.30am this Friday.. Jerilderie Racecourse will once again be the scene for the annual Radio

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Contributor
Apr 14 2017
News

Tree removal...

Dear Editor,. I remember on several occasions attending public meetings here in Tocumwal on the beautification of the town.. Beauty does already exist with the very old river gums that provide much of the attraction.. I have battled with the Council

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Contributor
Apr 14 2017
News

Two deputies for...

Murrumbidgee Council has decided to have two deputy general managers in its new structure, which is still being finalised.. The restructure was prompted by the formation of the council last year through the merger of Murrumbidgee Shire and

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 14 2017
News

Scholarships awarded

Student scholarships previously offered by Murrumbidgee Shire Council have been extended to the new Murrumbidgee Council area.. The recipients of the 2017 awards were Alysha Knight from Jerilderie, Luke Wilson from Coleambally and Cindy Brown from

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 14 2017
News

Forum to look at designs

Berrigan Shire Council is asking for the community’s input into the draft town entry concept signs and designs for Berrigan and Barooga.. A forum will be hosted by Berrigan Development Association to give residents an opportunity to provide

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Kacee Johnston
Apr 14 2017
News

Rough ride ready

There’s no chance you’ll miss the action at this weekend’s Tocumwal Rodeo, with improved live-action replays this year.. The fifth annual rodeo will be held on Easter Sunday, at the Tocumwal Pony Club grounds on Bushlands Rd.. The committee

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Southern Rive...
Apr 13 2017
News

Meeting to discuss aged care services

Many changes have been made recently to the Aged Care Service and this includes changes to the home service of HACCS.. An open meeting will be held at the Madill Centre on Thursday April 13 at 2pm, where care services manager Kim Arnold will explain

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Contributor
Apr 13 2017
News

Bowlers preparing for...

A contingent of Tocumwal bowlers is heading to Auckland for the World Masters Games in April.. In the team are Helen and Bob Bowman, Gail and Ricky Bourke, Philomena and Ron Glass and team coach, Peter Amos from the Mornington Peninsula club

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Contributor
Apr 13 2017
News

Senator visits...

A visit to the Berrigan property of Ted Hatty was included in a tour of the region last week by federal Senator Anne Ruston.. She also met with representatives of local agricultural groups, including Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Graeme Pyle

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Southern Rive...
Apr 13 2017
News

Road spikes end police...

A 37 year-old Kyabram man led police on a 60 kilometre car chase which allegedly reached speeds in excess of 160km/h in the Southern Riverina region on Tuesday last week.. The pursuit, which was coordinated by police based at the Deniliquin Local

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Southern Rive...
Apr 13 2017
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