Moving ceremony on a cold Seymour night.CHALPAT SONTI August 20, 2014 3:58am
The weather might have been chilly, but that didn’t stop a crowd of more than 100 people turning out in Seymour on Monday evening to mark Vietnam Veterans Day.
The commemoration, which is growing in popularity, began at Luscombe Bowl with prayers, speeches by veterans, Federal Member for McEwan Rob Mitchell and State Member for Seymour Cindy McLeish and the telling of the Battle of Coral-Balmoral (April-May 1968) by Ron Holden and John Phoenix.
Students from Seymour and St Mary’s Colleges and Avenel and Puckapunyal Primary Schools then carried lanterns to the remembrance panel where wreaths were also laid. The participation of the schools has been a big factor in lifting the profile of the commemoration locally.
When Sam Atukorala addresses his children in his mother tongue of Sinhalese, they understand him completely, but they always reply in English.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
The Shire of Campaspe is concerned as to the incomplete reporting of Port of Echuca property matters.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
New faces for Girgarre FNC
A time to include late loved ones in the spirit of the season.
Firefighters were able to save a Finley property's buildings after a large stack of hay bales went up in flames on Monday.
Eppalock Primary School has gone global.
Scout Group hopes to raise funds for World Scout Jamboree through novel 24-hour endurance test.
Forest tour only way to understand impact.
Fodder depots have been set up in Euroa and Thoona for farmers hit by the recent fires.
The rail tracks are in such disrepear V/Line is having to close the buffet car between Euroa and Seymour due to health and safety concerns to hospitality staff.
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