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Floral show just spectacular »

Lots of daffodils: Joy Dyson and Thelma Arnup surround themselves with daffodils at the show on Thursday.

12:02 pm | SPRING was certainly in the air when the 58th Daffodil Festival was held in Leongatha last week. Starting on Thursday, the show featured displays, activities and – of course – daffodils. Leongatha’s Glenice…

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Change for the better »

Opening doors: Mirboo North Secondary College school captain Dana Flahavin is bringing inspirational speakers to her school.

11:47 am | IN November 2013, the Halogen Foundation hosted a National Young Leader’s Day to develop strong leadership values amongst young…

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Be dystonia aware »

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11:45 am | IT MAY sound like an eastern European nation, but, in fact, dystonia is a painful medical condition with no…

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Tessa crowned top journalist »

Deserving winner: Tessa Hayward shows off her Ray Frawley Young Journalist of the Year trophy. Photo courtesy Yuri Kouzmin, The Weekly Times.

11:36 am | A FORMER Koonwarra woman has been named the best young journalist in country Victoria. Tessa Hayward won the Ray…

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Cool for a cause »

Dress rehearsal: preparing for the Ice Bucket Challenge are Bendigo Bank Leongatha staff, from left, Christine Murray, Ken Lester, Siaan Grinham and Jemima Wilson.

11:31 am | STAFF at the Leongatha branch of the Bendigo Bank will have buckets of icy water poured over them to…

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Classical music on the way »

11:35 am | PROM Coast Arts Council Inc is proud to announce a new venture: an ongoing series of concerts featuring classical, jazz and world music. Prom Coast Arts Council (PCA) is usually associated with the visual arts, but is branching out, the group’s Michael Lester said. “We feel there is a need for much more quality music…

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Fresh sounds: Stuart Riley of Kammermusik will take part in the Prom Coast Arts Council’s classical concert.

Bulls sell well »

11:43 am | KOONWARRA hosted a successful bull market at Victorian Livestock Exchange on Tuesday (August 26). “I thought they sold very, very well,” Brian McCormack of Landmark Leongatha said. The top price for a friesian was $3800 for a bull from RH Perrett, while for a jersey bull the top price was $2500 to AH and AR…

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What’s on offer: Anna and Henry Stuckey of Korumburra inspected the offering at Koonwarra’s bull market.

Floral show just spectacular »

12:02 pm | SPRING was certainly in the air when the 58th Daffodil Festival was held in Leongatha last week. Starting on Thursday, the show featured displays, activities and – of course – daffodils. Leongatha’s Glenice Griggs once again took the title of most successful exhibitor in show. South Gippsland Shire Council’s deputy mayor Cr Jeannette Harding was…

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Lots of daffodils: Joy Dyson and Thelma Arnup surround themselves with daffodils at the show on Thursday.

Gold to Leongatha! »

11:52 am | LEONGATHA Under 14s are the league 2014 premiers after a convincing six goal win against Trafalgar on Sunday. The coach Rowan Michael and assistant coach Adam Sheedy had the boys focused from the first bounce. After an even first half of the first quarter, Leongatha got a run on and established what was to become…

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Premiers: the Under 14s wearing premiership smiles and gold medals.

Rural News

What’s on offer: Anna and Henry Stuckey of Korumburra inspected the offering at Koonwarra’s bull market.

Bulls sell well »

11:43 am | KOONWARRA hosted a successful bull market at Victorian Livestock Exchange on Tuesday (August 26). “I thought they sold very, very well,” Brian McCormack of Landmark Leongatha said. The top price…

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Young numbers drop »

Seeing is believing: Bernie McRae from Lance Creek and Rohan McRae from Elders were at the store sale in Koonwarra last Thursday. Bernie was at the sale to have a look.

01:33 pm | There were approximately 950 export and 130 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 80 head week on week. The usual buying…

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Teens experience dairy »

Jersey sure: from left, Korumburra Secondary College students Tash Lacy, Jordan Bell, Spencer Foster and Justin Stewart give calves Sharon and Brian their afternoon feed. The calves are at the school as part of the Cows Create Careers program.

01:31 pm | KORUMBURRA Secondary College VCAL students are learning about the dairy industry with the help of two jersey calves. As part of the…

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Business

Saleyards to be auctioned »

Happy man: Korumburra Business Association president David Amor is delighted the former saleyards in Korumburra will be auctioned.

11:49 am | THE former Korumburra saleyards are closer to being redeveloped, with the site to be auctioned on October 31. Signs promoting the auction…

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Kim’s there for you »

Here to help: wellness coach Kim Williams of HealthyZEST is ready to aid women overwhelmed by the busyness of life.

11:33 am | RUNNING around after kids, juggling work and trying to satisfy everyone else’s needs can leave women with little time to care for…

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Leaders needed from South Gippsland » Businesses promote inclusion » Online sales ease trade slump » Women inspire each other » Tick of approval for factory »
Leading dealership: Adam Dean from Marriotts MPE with the two awards won recently for excellence in KTM sales and service.

Award winning team at Marriotts »

11:49 am | MARRIOTTS Motorcycles and Power Equipment in Leongatha has been awarded the KTM 360 degree award, the highest accolade handed out by the motorcycle manufacturer. Marriotts’ KTM sales and accessories manager…

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