On behalf of the team at the Cobram Courier, I wish you and your family a very happy and safe Christmas.JESSICA GRIMBLE December 24, 2012 5:00am
Cobram Courier team and editorial advisory board members - Tim Browne, Matt Jenkins, Paige Sunderland, Jessica Grimble, Hugh Crapp, Randall Johnston, Julie Brooks and Yvonne Gemmill.
On behalf of the team at the Cobram Courier, I wish you and your family a very happy and safe Christmas.
This time of year is a fabulous opportunity to reunite with family and friends and surround yourself with your loved ones, reflecting on another year that has passed.
It’s also a time to be vigilant on our roads and heed the continued warnings from our emergency service personnel.
Our hearts go out to the families who will mark this Christmas with one less person at the table.
I’m not shy to admit I’m not the biggest fan of Christmas time.
But this year it’s different — spending time with my two little cousins, aged one and three, in the lead-up to the big day has reminded me what Christmas is all about.
Their excitement is infectious.
They are counting down the days until Santa visits their place and decorating Christmas trees and singing carols means that festive spirit is really rubbing off.
Our community has celebrated Christmas together — and I’ve had the privilege to join some of these celebrations, including our Carols by Candlelight in Barooga at the weekend.
There are some beautifully decorated homes in our towns, and I encourage people to take a drive to look at all the beautiful Christmas lights and appreciate the hard work that goes into these displays.
My family will celebrate Christmas at home on our farm near Horsham, and despite our gathering being just the four of us we’ll make it special — because we’ll be together again for a few days.
From myself, Matt, Randall, Tim and Paige — have a happy and safe festive season.
One person is dead after a collision between a car and a truck on the Murray Valley Highway and Waaia Bearii Rd. Traffic is being diverted around the scene.
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CLAIRE Murphy came home the other day.
BE LIKE Barry — the video by Campaspe Shire to educate children about recycling — was launched at St Mary’s Primary School on Monday.
WYUNA’s Memorial Hall was filled with over 80 people for the recent launch of the Wyuna History Group’s third book by Wyuna History Group researcher Noel Thompson – Wyuna Honour Roll 1914-1918.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
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.
WINE is meant to be enjoyed with good food and good friends.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
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