In October 1967, portable typewriters were the next big thing and kitchenware could be bought for less than two bucks.October 15, 2012 2:20pm
Times have changed but some things have stayed the same - 45 years on F.C. Johns are still one of the big jewellers in Shepparton.
Technology, however, has moved on a bit - while we're all gushing over the latest iPad or Samsung phone in 2012, back in 1967 it was the portable typewriter that was making waves at Goulburn Valley Office Supplies ad Machines.
We also loved the Woolworths ad from 1967, which boasted a stock clearance and urged customers to "Hurry to Woolies today!"
If you were lucky enough to make it to the sale, you could pick up slips, pantyhose (of the non-run variety, apparently), bedspreads and even car head rests.
Fashionable ladies could also get their hands on a lamb's wool hat for only $1.25.
Brownlow medallist Kevin Murray, who enjoyed a decorated career with Fitzroy Lions, is putting his medals from his playing days on display to help raise funds for Arcadia Country Fire Authority.
The Australian Cricket Association has made the decision to postpone the Masters events scheduled for Yarrawonga this weekend in light of the serious injury to Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.
Last week Victorian Collections passed a major milestone, with the 50000th historical object record from the state’s heritage collections uploaded to the site.
On Saturday voters will head to the polls to decide what shape the new Victorian Government will take. The Riv asked each of our six candidates to provide 300 words on what their number one issue is for the seat of Murray Plains.
Rochester Elmore District Health Service’s board of management chair Tim Fulton has presented Gayle McConnell and Heather Oliver with long service awards.
Local recovering after workplace injury
Here's a fundraising idea that's hard to beat.
No luck for Finley in Murray Valley cricket.
The falling water level at Lake Eppalock is causing concern, dropping at an alarming rate according to residents.
Moira Shire's best take on former Australian greats for local masters exhibition match.
Deniliquin business Charlie Carp attracts international interest.
A spring Future Orchards walks will be held at Coomboona on Friday November 28 from 9.30am.
Dr John Alexander is 101-yrs-old and has many fond memories of working with the Benalla migrant camp residents from its opening in 1949.
- No Myna Matter - Benalla man rewarded for disposing of more than 300 common myna birds.
- Charges laid over Benalla Golf and Bowls Clubs thefts.
- Benalla annual sheep sale bouyed by good season.
- How-to-vote cards tampered with.
- Yooralla CEO resigns after investigation of sexual abuse of disabled clients by Yooralla workers.
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