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.”
Jan and Peter Wallace will attend the most emotional Anzac Day dawn service there is.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca shearer Franky Atkinson has earned himself a return trip to New Zealand next year after an impressive run of performances in shearing competitions.
William Napier, whose remains lie in Rochester cemetery, received the Empire's highest honour for gallantry while fighting for the British army during the Indian Mutiny.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.
Redgum sculpture is carved at Thompsons Beach, Cobram.
Deniliquin Police ConFest Operation nets 76 drug detections.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Joda Plex was named Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE's student of the year at her graduation this month.
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