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Friday, November 2, 2012

Nov 1967: Country Kitchen recipes

Nov 1967: Country Kitchen recipes

In November 1967, Mary Lewins cooked up a celebration dinner for six in The Shepparton News.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Oct 1967: The original fashionista of the Goulburn Valley

Oct 1967: The original fashionista of the Goulburn Valley
By Rob McLean

More than 40 years ago, Maggie Govan-Smith was the one Shepparton women turned to for beauty advice. Maggie, who was The News' "social editor" in the late '60s and '70s, speaks to Rob McLean about her time with the paper.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Oct 1967: Bushs Blinds part of Shepparton's history

Oct 1967: Bushs Blinds part of Shepparton's history
By Rob McLean

Bushs Blinds has been part of Shepparton since the business was first set up in 1937. Proprietor/manager Glenn Bush believes it could be the oldest of its type in Australia and reminisces on his years with the store.

Friday, October 19, 2012

October 1967: Country Kitchen recipes

October 1967: Country Kitchen recipes

On page 94 of the Shepparton News on October 6, 1967, Mary Lewins shared recipes for a stuffed marrow and seafood pilaf thanks to readers.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Oct 1967: A non-stick fry-pan for only $1.59

Oct 1967: A non-stick fry-pan for only $1.59

In October 1967, portable typewriters were the next big thing and kitchenware could be bought for less than two bucks.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sept 1967: Mooroopna's former Miss Charity Queen shares her life story

Sept 1967: Mooroopna's former Miss Charity Queen shares her life story
By Rob McLean

Friday, September 1, 1967, on page 2, The News announced Miss Angelina Varapodio of Ardmona was crowned Miss Charity Queen. Now and Then discovers the reason for her move to Melbourne.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sept 1967: Looking at the ads of the past

Sept 1967: Looking at the ads of the past

Back in 1967, you could get nine mandarins for 20c at Woolworths, and a used 1963 EJ Holden Spec Station Sedan could be bought for only $1290.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sept 1967: A journey into Shepparton's Overlander Hotel

Sept 1967: A journey into Shepparton's Overlander Hotel
By Rob McLean

The original owner of Shepparton's Overlander Hotel shares with Rob McLean the challenges of attaining a liquor licence in 1966 and the reason behind the pub's name.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sept 1967: Country Kitchen Spring Soups recipes

Sept 1967: Country Kitchen Spring Soups recipes

On page 6 of September 4, 1967, Mary Lewins shared three spring soup recipes for the women of the Goulburn Valley.

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