The 114th annual Cobram Agricultural Show was a roaring success, attracting almost 5000 to Cobram Showgrounds over the weekend.By Randall Johnston
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.
Artist Nici Cumpston will hold a free Artist Talk at Shepparton Art Museum tonight, speaking about her body of work based around the Shepparton region.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
Echuca Football Club has signed Joel Magnabosco and Kane Morris for next season.
On Friday Rochester’s St Joseph’s Primary School opened a time capsule which was buried in the 1980s.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Valley Park Farms' egg production facility is expected to increase production and staff after a $100 000 Victorian Government grant.
Murchison’s Jane Spencer’s first exhibition It Just Dawned On Me will be on show in Shepparton in the first half of next year.
Lisa Milligan has started a new dog grooming business in Heathcote to help fund her Wild ABout Wildlife centre in Kilmore.
Police allege a man attempted to rob a Cobram supermarket today.
Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley says plans are in the works on how to get natural gas to Deniliquin.
New Transport Accident Commission research has revealed why some young country drivers habitually take risks on regional roads.
Benalla Racing Club is hosting a Kids’ Race Day for Down Syndrome Victoria after general manager Bradley Thomas and his wife Brie’s son Lewis was diagnosed with Down syndrome this year.
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