There were luncheons being held all across Deniliquin on Tuesday in honour of the Melbourne Cup.
Locals were celebrating the Melbourne Cup all over town on Tuesday.
People enjoyed luncheons at the Sportsmans Arms, Exchange and Globe hotels, as well as the Deniliquin Bowling and Deniliquin RSL clubs.
At the Exchange there was also birthday celebrations for Di Hand, who dressed as a jockey for the day.
Patrons of the Deniliquin Bowling Club also had a birthday to celebrate, surprising bowler Linda Freeman with a cake.
Margaret Morton and Paul Snare were also presented with a bottle of champagne for being the best dressed couple.
At the Deniliquin RSL Club, the recently renovated sports lounge and beer garden was buzzing with activity. Guests enjoyed lunch while listening to tunes performed by local musician Michael Gorham.
A car was stolen from the Chemist Warehouse carpark in Shepparton on Saturday while the owner was shopping for Christmas presents.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
The recent Kyabram Master Pairs, played over six days with crack sides from near and far, attracted some talented bowlers eager to win the prestige event.
'Suttonsville', a minitature version of Echuca-Moama made out of gingerbread at Moama's Sutton Bakery, has a growing number of admirers.
Three Goornong Fire Brigade firefighters recently completed a CFA course on safety surrounding urban firefighting and using breathing apparatuses.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
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Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
A Korean company has a proposal with the NSW Government to built a $90 million ethanol plant in Deniliquin.
SPC Ardmona, is sending eight containers loaded with $250,000 of fruit and vegetables to cyclone ravaged Philippines.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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