Cobram local makes a rare find at local fishing spot and public called on to find buried treasure.ROBERT HENSON March 6, 2014 4:15am
A fisherman all his life, Roman Herezo is not about to become a treasure hunter.
The Cobram local dropped a line at Wilson’s pump, near Wilson’s Beach, about 8.30
Picking it up from the water’s edge, Mr Herezo noticed a message inside the bottle.
After half an hour attempting to extract the tightly inserted scroll, he managed to remove the message.
It includes instructions to ‘‘a wonderful treasure’’ hidden in Horseshoe Lagoon. The tall tale to riches involves a Chinese goldseeker, a buried blue key, a heavily guarded door and ‘‘some potatoes’’.
Mr Herezo said his pirate-looking eye patch, acquired after he took a nail through his eye working as a carpenter, might, to some, make him a prime candidate for the treasure hunt.
But he said would leave it open to the public.
‘‘Let them go and look for it,’’ he said. ‘‘If someone else can find it, instead of me, they can have it.’’
A DVD about the experience of Indigenous people who settled on the river flats between Mooroopna and Shepparton from 1939 will be screened on Monday.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
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