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.’’
The sky was the limit when it came to learning about the Royal Flying Doctor Service this week.
Jake Thompson has an eagle eye and a steady hand and he put both to good use recently when he won the U15 Australian Snooker Championships, held in Adelaide.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
SUZANNE’S School of Ballet has once again proved its place in the ballet world with 19 of its 30 exam students blitzing their recent Cecchetti ballet exams in Melbourne.
PLANS are in full swing for the 18th annual Farm and Road Safety Expo in Rochester.
Merrigum’s rise to prominence in the Kyabram District League premiership battle reached new heights in Saturday’s 16th round when it became the first side to lower Avenel’s colours this season.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
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.
HEATHCOTE is being swamped by Pokémon and wannabe trainers, armed with smart phones and iPads, who are trying to catch ‘em all.
Children have been treated to a journey through their imaginations while being encouraged to unleash their inner writers at Barooga Library.
Sixteen local students competed at the NSW PSSA and CHS State Cross Country Championships in Sydney.
SPC will abolish its internal sales team and reduce executive numbers in the latest chapter of the company’s ongoing restructuring.
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