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Ryan spikes squad spot

SOME people are just built for a sport. In Alek Ryan’s case his sport is volleyball. The Inverloch teenager has recently been selected for the Australian Youth Volleyball Squad. As part of this he and 11 other young volleyball superstars will be heading to Thailand next month. “We’re competing in a junior championship over there,” […]

March 27th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

OMK win nail-biter

  IT could not have been a more exciting finish for Outtrim Moyarra Kongwak A1 cricket side and their supporters on Sunday. The OMK boys managed to clinch victory over the Wonthaggi Workmen on the final ball of the game scoring two runs to win by the smallest of margins. After chasing a high run […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Farm World still wows in 51st year

FARM World 2013 again saw thousands of visitors from across southern Australia visit Lardner Park, near Warragul for the 51st field days. The four-day program attracted more than 700 exhibitors who showcased their products and services at the iconic mixed farming and lifestyle event. The 2013 Farm World theme of agricultural sustainability focused on how […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

The Block fans rush to Mitre 10

  FANS of hit reality TV show The Block, perhaps better known as Blockheads, flocked to Capeview Mitre10 stores in Leongatha, Inverloch, Wonthaggi and Cowes last Saturday to meet two contestants. Dan Reilly and Dani Wales, who featured on the most recent The Block All Stars as well as last year’s season of The Block, […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Family’s tribute to murdered son

THE sister of murdered former Leongatha Secondary College student, Tauri Litchfield, said her brother would be brought home to Cape Paterson. “He can’t be away from that coastline. He always thought it was home, even when he was wandering. We’ve all thought that. It’s home, it’s part of our soul,” Kirra Litchfield told The Star. […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Grand dame shines again

IF buildings were people she would be Jeetho’s grand old dame. Central to the tiny hamlet’s identity, the Jeetho Hall – which was renovated and reopened at a ceremony last Friday, after a $27,000 cash injection from the State Government and South Gippsland Shire Council – is as good as new again. “If the hall […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Cattle truck rolls over

FIFTEEN animals were destroyed after a cattle truck rolled on the narrow Bena-Kongwak Road, near Bena, about 3pm last Tuesday. The driver was uninjured in the accident. The clean up at the site was coordinated by police, emergency services staff, the Department of Primary Industries and South Gippsland Shire Council.

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Hayman laughs her way to top

THOSE who went to school with Hayman Kent said she was quiet, and now she is one of the country’s best up and coming comedians. Hayman, who grew up in Inverloch, has been handpicked to star in The Comedy Zone at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. “The Comedy Zone is a feature show that the […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Library facelift mooted

THE region’s libraries could one day be part of an enhanced state-wide library network. The Ministerial Advisory Council on Public Libraries is currently reviewing the library system. Library branches in South Gippsland and Bass Coast are expected to remain under the new system, recommended by the Tomorrow’s Library review. West Gippsland Regional Library Corporation chief […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Bands combine

THE congregation at Leongatha’s Seventh Day Adventist Church was treated to a moving musical performance at a recent service. The prestigious Melbourne Advent Brass Band played a variety of classics and favourites, joined by six members of the South Gippsland Shire Brass Band: musical director Greg Wright, president Darryl Hunt, Takwai Mak, Neville Drummond, Ralph […]

March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

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