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More firies join blaze fight

MORE South Gippsland firefighters continued to join the battle against bushfires in New South Wales last week. Crews were deployed from Foster, Toora, Welshpool, Inverloch, Loch, Leongatha South, Kongwak, Dumbalk, Pound Creek, Poowong, Mirboo North and Thorpdale brigades. The CFA also deployed tankers from Welshpool and Loch brigades, and a support vehicle from Inverloch brigade. […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Ram raid at Mirboo North

Matt Dunn   IT happened in no time at all: one minute and 28 seconds to be exact. The thieves who ram raided the Mirboo North hardware store early last Wednesday knew exactly what they were after. It seems clear they had already been through the shop in daylight hours, identifying the outlet’s most sellable […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Re-elected mayor off to Canberra to seek university funding

CR Brett Tessari will fly to Canberra tomorrow (Thursday) to advocate for a university presence in Bass Coast Shire, after being re-elected mayor this afternoon. He will meet with Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan in a final bid to secure $2 million in federal funding for a university centre in the shire. The centre will […]

November 13th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Artist wins a gumboot

THE KernArt Prize is renowned for awarding original trophies and this year’s show was no different, with the winners “given the boot”. Gumboots with the KernArt logo lazer printed into them were awarded to all section winners at the Kernot art exhibition held recently, which attracted record entries. First prize went to Bob Hickman of […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Owen’s drive for the top

Daniel Renfrey   KOONWARRA’s Owen Schnoor heads into the opening race of the Victorian Mini Sprints season on Saturday with his eye on the road and his mind on big things. Currently holding the 2018/19 Victorian Mini Sprints championship, the 19-year-old is determined to race his way to the top yet again and compete well […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Archie aims for big stage

Daniel Renfrey   WHETHER it be winning midfield battles for Victoria in football or scoring breakaway shots in basketball for Korumburra, 12-year-old Archie Terlich of Inverloch can do it all. Just a few months after playing for Victoria in a national football carnival in WA, the young gun has been selected to represent Vic Country […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Burra shooters excel

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members made their way to Tasmania to shoot the 2019 skeet titles recently. Four members from the club competed and came away with some great results.  Charlie Cook came out best of the Korumburra shooters, winning the Overall High Gun with a score of 247/250 and also winning the junior Overall High Gun.  […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Many reasons to become a pharmacist

NO matter the population size, every town requires pharmacists. This career, which entails being qualified to dispense medications and in-depth knowledge of how medications work, is in high demand and has plenty of growth potential. These medical professionals earn around $81,000 a year as an average base pay with the opportunity to earn significantly more […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Farmer says it’s time to speak out

LEONGATHA South dairy farmer Benjamin Vagg says it’s time for farmers to show the world what they have to offer. Benjamin, who has recently taken on a senior role with the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria, says the views of farmers are too often ignored but they will become more important as the world meets the […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in News,Rural News | Read More »

Heroism goes global from Yarram

YARRAM’S own Matt Langdon has just returned from Michigan, USA, following his twelfth global Hero Round Table – a conference dedicated to discussing heroism and the people performing heroic deeds. Mr Landgon, CEO and founder of the Hero Round Table (HTR), said 17 of the American speakers this year had expressed interest in attending Yarram’s […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Community,Featured | Read More »

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