After reporting groom-to-be Cameron Creswell's plan to propose to long-time girlfriend Stephanie Watt on December 12 2012, The News is pleased to announce the couple are engaged.RIAHN SMITH December 14, 2012 4:20am
Wedding bells are ringing in the ears of two Shepparton love birds after a successful December 12 proposal.
Following The News’ 12-12-12 special, we can now report that Cameron Cresswell and Stephanie Watt are engaged to be married after almost 12 years together.
Ms Watt said she was ‘‘really surprised’’, but very pleased.
‘‘We’d been to his Christmas party .
‘‘He was actually reading a poem on his phone that he had written and was rehearsing in his head.
‘‘He waited for 12 minutes (past midnight) on his phone .
She said it was a ‘‘massive’’ moment in her life, although the reality was yet to set in.
‘‘I’ve sort of been planning it forever, or thinking about it anyway, it’s been such a big thing,’’ Ms Watt said.
‘‘Even though it’s happened it just doesn’t feel like it’s official, that we actually need to start planning things.’’
While they are yet to decide on a date for the wedding, they’ve already been on their first date as fiancees — a special breakfast on Wednesday morning at the Butter Factory.
‘‘He took me out for breakfast .
‘‘I had to go to work (at the Red Cross blood centre) and all the donors knew about it (the article) and they were all reading it.’’
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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