In November 1967, Mary Lewins cooked up a celebration dinner for six in The Shepparton News.
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.
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.
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.
In October 1967, portable typewriters were the next big thing and kitchenware could be bought for less than two bucks.
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.
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.
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.
On page 6 of September 4, 1967, Mary Lewins shared three spring soup recipes for the women of the Goulburn Valley.
Emergency Services in Greater Shepparton gain valuable equipment
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CLAIRE Murphy came home the other day.
BE LIKE Barry — the video by Campaspe Shire to educate children about recycling — was launched at St Mary’s Primary School on Monday.
WYUNA’s Memorial Hall was filled with over 80 people for the recent launch of the Wyuna History Group’s third book by Wyuna History Group researcher Noel Thompson – Wyuna Honour Roll 1914-1918.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
WINE is meant to be enjoyed with good food and good friends.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
Tuesday, August 16
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