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.
As children, Shepparton resident Daryl Sloan and his brothers were taken into state care, charged with having no visible means of support or fixed place of abode.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
THE draft plan that will guide waste and resource recovery infrastructure in the Goulburn Valley for the next 10 years was launched at the Echuca Environmental Centre last week.
CONSTRUCTION of Rochester’s gym is well into the swing of things, with concrete walls erected early last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
RENEWAL works have resumed on the Coliban Main Channel this month.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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