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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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Scone Court Report – September 2018

THIS month Magistrate Soars warned that there will come a time in terms of general deterrence that she will be putting someone in goal for repeat drink driving and again expressed her concern at the high rates of repeat drink driving in the local community.

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Glenbawn Dam Falling Into Summer

GLENBAWN Dam is currently at 64 percent of its storage capacity and falling, but Water NSW said water security in the area is possibly the best in the state.

However, with the ongoing drought and mines set to draw more water from the Dam Upper Hunter Shire Council is considering voluntary water restrictions.

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Scone Court Report: August 2018

IN court this month Magistrate Soars noted the high prevalence of drink driving in such a small community. She noted drink driving offences occurred throughout other areas where she presides but said, “it appears to be even more prevalent when I am sitting down here and people seem blasé.”

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