There was gridlock of a different kind on the Cobb Hwy near Moama this morning.JESS CRAIG March 19, 2014 10:31am
Close to 700 cattle grazed along the roadside, having been on the move for more than six months.
Drover Dick Bryant said the cattle had come from Garrison Feedlot near Swan Hill and were enjoying the lush green grass on roadsides in the district.
Mr Bryant, from Jerilderie, works with a team of about 12 dogs to keep the cattle moving and ideally, off the road.
But he said the cattle have a mind of their own.
There are warning signs in place and drivers are asked to slow down and take care.
Last night, the Riv reported that a number of horses were loose on the Cobb Hwy near Milgate-Tatalia Rd.
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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