The first Cohuna Festival, which changed its name and format this year, went off without a hitch on the weekend.KATHLEEN TONINI November 8, 2012 4:45am
Classic cars on display at Cohuna Festival were part of the rock 'n' roll appeal of the revamped event.
Organisers have hailed the inaugural Cohuna Festival a resounding success.
Wendy McGlone said the weekend’s event, formerly Austoberfest, was ‘‘fabulous’’ with about 1000 people in attendance, well above expectations.
‘‘All the food stalls did extremely well — the Lion’s Club was run off its feet.’’
1959 Catalina Swimwear Fashion Parade model Miss Rebecca.
Ms McGlone said the vintage fashion parade, vintage car display and dancing all went down well with the crowd.
‘‘The entertainment (provided by band The Hoffmans) was A-class, it was just superb.’’
Winners of the duck derby were Beth Woods and Kath Bowman.
‘‘Everybody just had a great time, the atmosphere was fantastic and the weather, thank heavens, was on our side, a perfect night.’’
She said the community responded well to the event and the small changes made this year.
‘‘I had a good feeling that it would be a really, really good night.’’
All proceeds to the Cohuna Progressive Association will fund the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Two Stanhope men were arrested after police executed warrants at a residential property on Friday last week.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
Popular Tatura hairdresser Gabrielle Dodd and her English beau Daniel Coombs were married at Sacred Heart Church on Friday.
Echuca Community for the Aged will hold its second Aged Care Expo tomorrow.
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Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Jerilderie's born and bred Madeleine Harris has been recognised for her banking and finance career
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
More than 600 people enjoyed the Rumble in the Gums youth event on April 11 at the Cobram skate park.
Nationals locked in for 5 years
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
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