Yarrawonga triplets Luke, Paul and Aaron Mills have reached another milestone, they are now in double figures having turned ten last week.FIONA BLICK February 4, 2014 3:49pm
Born in the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne on January 28, 2004 the boys were certainly a huge surprise for their parents.
Mum Sharon said she found out she was pregnant firstly when she went to have a tubal ligation, after already having three children.
“So that was our first shock,” she said.
“Then at the eight week scan I was told I was having triplets.
“When I rang my husband who was away driving trucks, he had to pull over and sit on the side of the road for quite some time.
“We just couldn’t believe it.”
Two of the boys are identical ‘mirror twins’ and the other is just like an ordinary brother with all three boys being a 1 in 8,100 miracle of natural conception.
“I still get the identical ones confused,” Sharon said.
The boys received a scenic plane flight with Jarden Aviation as a special gift for their birthday.
“It was something different for them,” Sharon said.
“They took off at the same time they were born and the pilot thought they were fascinating.
“It was great because it was the first time the boys couldn’t guess what they were getting for their birthdays.”
After months of speculation, Yarrawonga’s Alan Williams has been endorsed as the Labor candidate for Murray contesting the July 2 Federal Election.
Three Yarrawonga footballers have excelled at interleague level, representing the Ovens and Murray against Hampden in Warrnambool on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
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CONSTRUCTION of Rochester’s gym is well into the swing of things, with concrete walls erected early last week.
Kyabram Football Club will host a family day next weekend.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
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RENEWAL works have resumed on the Coliban Main Channel this month.
For most 10-year-olds, mischievous isn’t a word often found in their vocabulary, let alone having the ability to spell it correctly. But for Cobram Anglican Grammar Year 5 student Cadence Pang, it’s all in a day’s work.
Plans for the release of a carp herpes virus has captured the attention of international press.
Farmers from northern Victoria will join a protest rally over milk prices in Melbourne tomorrow, Wednesday.
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