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.
Little butterflies, and marvellous munchkins will flutter to the stage at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre tonight and tomorrow for the Goulburn Valley Academy of Ballet concert.
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.
MEN’S Sheds are synonymous with regional Australia — a place for blokes to gather around a plank of wood, a saw, a hammer and some power tools.
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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