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Parrots win B Grade

Leongatha’s B Grade girls overcame undefeated side Morwell to win the grand final at Moe, 58 to 44.

September 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Triple treat

KILCUNDA-Bass secured its prized third flag in a row with a clinical performance over Korumburra-Bena in Saturday’s Alberton Football League grand final, winning the premiership by six goals. Kilcunda-Bass led all the way in the contest and was really only tested in the third quarter when Korumburra-Bena applied the pressure. But with the league’s leading […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Bulldogs go back to back

KORUMBURRA-Bena claimed its first back-to-back Alberton netball title with a comprehensive 39-27 victory over Dalyston in the 2013 grand final at Wonthaggi. The two teams previously met in the premiership deciders of 2010 and 2011 with the Magpies prevailing in both encounters so the Bulldogs went about avenging its previous disappointments against its grand final […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Bert inspires writers

THE late Bert van Bedaf was an inspirational writer with a zest for life. His memory lives on in the form of a short story and poetry competition with a prize named in his honour. The $500 Bert van Bedaf Memorial Award for a short story will be offered at the Coal Creek Literary Festival […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Art from the heart

FREESTYLE expression features throughout works by three artists at the next exhibition at Fish Creek’s Gecko Studio Gallery. AS IT IS, drawings using chinagraph, charcoal and oilstick, is a collection by Wonthaggi artists Paul and Wendy Satchell, and Tom Murray-White. The show opens this Saturday, September 21 from 2-5pm, and continues until October 19. According […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Spring warms hopes

EVERYTHING seems to be lining up for local farmers in the lead up to spring including the weather, paddock conditions, milk prices and feed availability. Koonwarra farmer Shawn Hollingworth said there was definitely an air of confidence among farming discussion groups and other industry bodies. “We have done really well over the winter, so now […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Bright outlook for farmers

THE majority of Australia’s dairy farmers are feeling more confident about the industry according to the latest National Dairy Farmer Survey. Nearly three quarters of farmers surveyed by Dairy Australia were positive about the outlook for the future of the industry. A lower Australian dollar, positive commodity price outlook and improved seasonal conditions are thought […]

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Fashion fundraiser

THE Meeniyan branch of the Red Cross held a morning tea and fashion show fundraiser last Thursday in the Meeniyan Uniting Church Hall. Utilising some of the brilliant clothing available from Meeniyan Area Community Shop, or MACS, volunteers walked the catwalk all in the name of charity. Mary Crosthwaite said all the money raised from […]

September 12th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

Creating tourism in Corner Inlet

THE Corner Inlet tourism development project features $14 million worth of tourism infrastructure projects in the Corner Inlet area. Projects included in the development plan are the restoration of the Port Welshpool Long Jetty, the extension of the Great Southern Rail trail from Foster to Welshpool, the dredging of the Toora channel, the Port Welshpool […]

September 11th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Relief for Broadbent

MEMBER for McMillan Russell Broadbent said he was “relieved” after learning he had retained his seat at the Federal Election. “We don’t get excited, we get relieved,” the Coalition MP told The Star. “I’ve lost four election campaigns and won six. So you always go into each election campaign with a feeling of trepidation.” With […]

September 11th, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

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