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.’’
Shepparton tennis prodigy Hugo Kearney will travel to Melbourne next month as the only regional player competing in the under-12 Australian Championships.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
There was a good turnout for Wednesday’s Remembrance Day service in Tatura, which saw a number of wreaths laid at the War Memorial, and the presentation to Brad Corken, of the Tatura RSL Spirit Award 2015, by president Robert Mathieson.
WHEN Kim Burns made the switch to special education after 20 years as a nurse, it was a big career change.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
No, it won’t be Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer creating the Christmas lighting in Cobram this year, it will be Cobram couple, Ron and Kath Renfrew,
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Watch and Act issued for Corowa and Wahgunyah near Rutherglen, urging people to leave now as conditions may worsen.
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