Archive for May, 2016

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May 31, 2016
Bred Well, Fed Well

A WORKSHOP is being held in Merriwa on Thursday to help Upper Hunter sheep farmers make more money from their sheep. The workshop will be conducted by the Meat and Livestock Authority and is funded by the Hunter Local Land Services. Chris Kemp, who is supplying the sheep from his Corriedale Stud property “Merrigal”, has […]

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May 31, 2016
Junior Rugby Union – May 29

Great sportsmanship was the theme of the day at the Inverell Gala Day last Sunday. The sun was out and the frost had cleared, resulting in some sensational rugby. Scone Junior Rugby Union teams made the four hour trek up north and continued to display strength and confidence on the field. There was also amazing […]

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May 31, 2016
Veterans Golf May 31

By Graham Turvey NINETEEN Veteran Golfers travelled to Murrurundi on Tuesday, May 31 for their stableford game on the sand greens and the beautiful scenery. It was a chilly start and then a sunny day. Local Greg Lawrence did best with 38 points from President Paul Gorman second 35 and Bob Thorley third 32 C/B. […]

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May 31, 2016
Scone Golf May 26, 28-29

By Lyn Banks ON Saturday May 28 at Scone Golf Course it was a bleak day for the field as they contested an 18 Hole Stableford for the G & E Wilkinson Plumbing Services Trophy. Morning and afternoon players got wet, with some not completing their round. The best score of the day was by […]

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May 31, 2016
State Championship Rugby Wrap

THE State Rugby Union Junior Championship 15´s and 16´s were held in Scone over the weekend culminating on Sunday afternoon with the finals. In the 15`s Central West were victors over Central Coast 21 to 14 while in the 16´s Central Coast had a win over Hunter 21 to 3. Event co-ordinator Michelle Edwards was […]

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May 30, 2016
Police Update: Monday May 30

Break, Enter and Steal/Owens Gap: Bunnan Rd, Owens Gap Between 9am and 5pm on Saturday May 28 unknown people have entered a dwelling and removed a Tanaka brand petrol hole borer, a Toyota Landcruiser tongue and ball towing accessory, a 5 litre round fuel drum, a laser level tripod orange and silver coloured in a […]

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May 30, 2016
Missing Man Found at Telarah

THE 43 year old male that walked from a campsite at Timor Caves early on Saturday morning has been located at his home in Telarah. Sergeant Paul Lighezzolo of Hunter Valley LAC confirmed the search for the man was scaled down at 1pm yesterday after the police received credible information and it was likely that […]

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May 30, 2016
Pink Tank For Yellow Cottage

THE latest addition to the Yellow Cottage is a pink tank, thanks to a good natured bidding war at the pink stumps fundraiser. Kirsty Hails, director of the Yellow Cottage said she was bidding on the tank for the preschool and while Maurice Collison won the tank, he then donated it to the Cottage. “It […]

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May 30, 2016
No Fewer “Bloody Idiots”

POLICE are frustrated with local people who continue to drink and drive. More than 40% of cases brought before the local court since January have been related to drink driving and that figure does not include people before the court for driving whilst disqualified, which is often related to an initial offence of drink-driving. Inspector […]

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May 29, 2016
Camper Missing at Timor – Update

  POLICE are still searching for a man who walked away from his campsite at 4am yesterday morning at a Timor Caves campsite. The party of three adults and one child were camping at the site when the 43 year old walked in a westerly direction away from the site. The campers had been consuming […]

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