Archive for October, 2018

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October 17, 2018
Understanding Dog Aggression

DR Mel Prunster is passionate about helping dog owners better understand their animal’s behaviour and had some timely advice about how to identify the early signs of aggression and simple steps to manage the behaviour. Dr Prunster explained the simplest way to understand a dog’s arousal is to think of a sink, whereby the more […]

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October 17, 2018
Veteran’s Golf: October 16

By Graham Turvey An excellent Muswellbrook Golf Course greeted former Vets’ captain Max Holz when he visited and played in the stableford event on Tuesday, October 16. The greens and fairways were delightful for the 29 Vets who played. Best wishes to Bob Minch for his knee op. Max Holz did best with 41 points […]

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October 16, 2018
Two More Dogs Attack – Still at Large

AT approximately 4:30am today an alpaca was attacked by two German Shepherds in Sherwood Street, Scone. See video of the dogs below – the dogs are not the same two German Shepherds responsible for killing a pet sheep in Susan Street yesterday. The owners of the alpacas (who have asked for their names to be […]

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October 16, 2018
Car Crash Last Night in Susan Street

LAST night the Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 47 year old male to the John Hunter Hospital after a car rolled over in Scone. The patient was taken to a park in Singleton by road ambulance due to weather conditions making it unsafe to land in Scone. Police media unit can confirm that a there was […]

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October 16, 2018
Finance with the Fabulous Fox

FROM starting out helping her dad on a milk run Jane Ryan has always been inspired by the idea of being able to work to get want you want, a philosophy that led to a career in finance placing her in the top ten percent of financial planners nationally with ANZ and establishing her own […]

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October 16, 2018
More Dog Attacks in Town

YESTERDAY morning Deb O’Brien walked outside to find “Mumma sheep” as her grandchildren named her dead and the two German Shepherd’s responsible still in the paddock.

When the dogs saw Deb they rushed towards her barking viciously.

Deb said she had never been so scared in her life and was a wreck by the time she made it back into her house in Susan Street.

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October 15, 2018
Combat in a Wheel Chair

FIGHTING Spirit will air tomorrow night on the ABC, it is the latest documentary by Brad Cone who followed the story of the 11 members of the Invictus Games wheelchair rugby team. See the trailer at the bottom of the story. “During the next two weeks it’s going to be non-stop hysteria with Prince Harry […]

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October 15, 2018
Upper Hunter Cricket – Round 2 Results

By Russell Sakey Round 2 Results Bushrangers 6 / 188   defeated  Brook Blue 89 Aberdeen 1 / 104  defeated  Belmore Hotel Bulls 97 Murrurundi 157   defeated  Brook Silver 95 Rouchel 3  / 109  defeated  Bunnan 108 Merriwa 1 / 137  defeated  Belltrees 133 See full results below… Bushrangers 6 / 188 off 40 overs […]

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October 15, 2018
Tag Some Graffiti

THE Upper Hunter Youth Council is preparing for Graffiti Removal Day in Scone on Sunday and encourage residents to report graffiti. The focal point of this year’s efforts will be the Scone Youth Centre and the clean up will make the students eligible to apply for a grant to paint a mural and fund anti-graffiti […]

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October 12, 2018
Fun Goes On

THE rain yesterday could have put a dampener on the Free Family Fun Day, but more than 100 children came out to play. Lee Watts, manger of the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre said it was a great day out despite the quick venue change to the Council Chambers. “At 10 o’clock I was panicking we […]

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