Rochester football, quoits and gun clubs membership cards have been passed to Rochester Historical Society to be displayed in the museum.August 14, 2014 3:23am
Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society has gratefully received memorabilia left at the Campaspe News office.
Early membership cards for the Rochester football, quoits and gun clubs have been passed to the group to be displayed in the museum.
President Lorraine Haines was thrilled to receive the memorabilia on behalf of the group.
The society received a letter from a Melbourne visitor Colleen McCoy who had sought information of her grandfather Robert Whitla, a past resident and the society was able to provide the information from its records.
‘‘Whilst we were in Rochester last week we paid a visit to the cemetery,’’ she said.
‘‘We were very impressed by the care taken and the condition of the cemetery.
‘‘As a town you should be very proud of the community which looks after it.’’
A new season of Shepparton District Tennis Association has dawned and with Old Students and Shepparton North joining the pennant competition the contests are sure to be intriguing.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
AN ECHUCA drug addict and thief has been given her third chance at a community order despite breaching the last two.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin Drovers stalwart Peter Gow was recently honoured with life membership.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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