The 114th annual Cobram Agricultural Show was a roaring success, attracting almost 5000 to Cobram Showgrounds over the weekend.RANDALL JOHNSTON November 2, 2012 4:10am
Emma Bennie, Alice Cameron and Brhe Walsh, of Numurkah, tried their luck at winning a soft toy.
Show organiser and Cobram Show Society spokesperson Karen Creighton said the fine weather saw loads of people fill the showground on Saturday and Sunday.
‘‘We are thrilled,’’ she said.
‘‘We had record ticket sales on the gate, especially on the Sunday.
‘‘We had great support from the Guides and Scouts.
‘‘The kids loved the free train rides and I think people appreciated having things like that so they didn’t have to keep putting their hands in their pockets all the time.
‘‘We had 10 entrants in the Moira’s Got Talent show, so that was great.
‘‘The participation from all the school was just fantastic and all the artwork they created was just amazing.
‘‘I would like to thank all the volunteers and everyone who helped to make this year’s show such a success.’’
The free train rides were popular with younger kids across the weekend.
The Whip Industries mini-bike stunt team had the crowd in awe on Sunday.
Shepparton Christian College Year 9 student Aimee Stanyer had a personal motivation to start fundraising for Ronald McDonald House.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
Level crossing upgrades to the Echuca-Bendigo line may be completed next month.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram supermarket seeks $10 million expansion, increasing by about a third into adjacent car park area.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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