Barooga Recreation Reserve heated up with PBR action at the weekend.By Jessica Grimble
The whack of horns against the race, the pull of a rope and the roar of the crowd.
These were part of the thrill of the Professional Bull Riders on the Murray tour at Barooga Recreation Reserve on Saturday night. About 25 riders from across Australia joined American champion Zack Brown and Frazer Babbington of New Zealand in the round which earned points towards a cup series in July.
Uralla rider Chris Lowe was the winner of the Barooga round.
About 2000 people passed through the gate for the second annual event, which also included a ute show, trade and food stalls and a DJ.
Barooga’s cricket, football and netball club and primary school parents’ committee volunteered with catering and other functions for the event.
Police are asking for six jet skiers at who were on Lake Eildon on Sunday to make contact in the hope they may have some information on missing Shepparton man Adam Pearson.
May 2013 will be forever remembered as the month soccer truly become an integral part of the junior sporting culture in Yarrawonga.
The move to extend the Tatura War Memorial area and honour Victoria Cross hero Robert Mactier with the erection of a statue in the Hogan St gardens named in his honour, continues.
Melbourne youth outreach worker Les Twentyman was in Echuca and Rochester on Wednesday.
Banksia Securities Limited investors received a 45-cents-in-the-dollar payment on Friday.
Campaspe Shire Council's draft budget released today is pitched on delivering three key focus areas - people, place and prosperity.
Seymour were beaten by 45 points in the grand final replay against Tatura at Kings Park on Saturday.
Graham Gene Potter, 55, has been on the run since 2010 and police believe he could be in the Riverina area.
A pair of Costerfield farmers remain concerned about the quality of their water supply should a mine build its proposed evaporation ponds nearby.
Cobram fruit growers sacked by SPC Ardmona remain in limbo as they wait for confirmation on assistance packages they hope will help relieve the pressure of lost business.
Record crowd predicted for the 2013 Deniliquin Ute Muster with the announcement of US country superstar Alan Jackson as the headline act.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is investigating incidents of abortion or still-births under the Lamb and Kid Mortality Surveillance Project.(LKSMP).
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