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The Bounce of the Ball – Tennis Courts Need Work

Gwen Staines with Margaret Philipse at Tuesday morning tennis. The Harden Tennis Courts certainly need a long term decision regarding the large east to west crack which cuts across all 4 courts to be made soon. The crack has continued to appear and re appear for years now and continues to be a hazard for… Keep Reading

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Work Set To Commence On ‘Al’s Corner Store’ Awning

‘Al’s Corner Store’ will soon have work commence on the awning attached to the building. Pedestrians will be pleased with the recent announcement that work will commence on fixing the ‘Al’s Corner Store’ awning next week. The awning was fenced off over a month ago after it became clear that there were issues with its… Keep Reading

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Sam Is On The Way Up

Year 7 Murrumburrah High School student Sam Emms has been selected as the shadow goal keeper for NSW Country, in this year’s U14 side. Sam doesn’t even turn 13 until after the competition and is playing up an age group at a high representative level. She said, “I’m a bit speechless, its been great, all… Keep Reading

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That’s The Ticket For Schofield

That’s The Ticket has proven to be an astute purchase by a group of locals, looking to have some fun in the world of thoroughbreds. The $3250 weanling was bought at auction on the online auction site, bloodstock auctions, by local racing enthusiast and President of the Harden Picnic Race Club, Nathan Schofield. That’s the… Keep Reading

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Brahmans Find Form Against Bungendore

Brahman Captain/Coach Jason Brown helped guide his side to a narrow victory over Bungendore. photo by RIVA POTTER. Trying to claw your way up a competition table is difficult enough and depending upon other clubs to knock out your opposition is close to impossible. Both Binalong sides were currently holding onto 6th place on their… Keep Reading

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Sibelco Follows Through With Their Promises

Sibelco is following through on its commitment to the Galong community and funding the installation of acceleration lanes on Burley Griffin Way. This commitment was made as part of Sibelco’s application to the Harden Shire Council to increase the dispatch limit of lime from its site in Galong. The acceleration lanes will form part of… Keep Reading

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Hawks Welcome St Greg’s Old Boys To Twin Town Clash

Hawks coach Matt McLay in action for the maroon and whites. The Harden Hawks Rugby League Football club will be holding a very special weekend at McLean Oval this Saturday. The club will be dedicating the 2016 Grand Final re-match against the North Canberra Bears to the memory of Mathew Brown. Mathew was one of… Keep Reading

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Manwarings Record Group 1 Win

Bob Manwaring with Capital Gain’s jockey Jim Byrne and son Riley who is a part owner of Capital Gain with Bob. Zuzao and Ad Valorium combined for local man Bob Manwaring to produce his first Group 1 winning gelding on Saturday in Capital Gain. Interesting names are a part of the fabric of the sport… Keep Reading

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Big Red Mower Ready To Mow

Showground Caretaker John Taylor with Pony Club Committee member Courtney Jones. The need for a large mower with the capacity to mow the Murrumburrah Showground has been met with user groups banding together to raise money, before purchasing a zero turn mower recently. Courtney Jones of the Harden Pony Club joined forces with the Harden… Keep Reading

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Devils Forge Ahead – Home Game Saturday & Ladies Day

The Devils hope to have Jim Honnor ready for this week’s game, with the classy Back Rower looking to overcome  a shoulder injury. He is pictured here setting up his outside players at Crookwell in 2016. The match was refereed by Bruce Nixon of Boorowa who was coaching Crookwell at the time. He put his… Keep Reading

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Zorro Hangs Up The Cape & Mask After 30 Years

Zorro all dressed up before a fancy dress up night held by the Harden Hawks. Many of the guests on the night were unsure as to who the man was behind the mask. Zorro has continued to evade capture for many years. Antonio Banderas said, “I’m fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who… Keep Reading

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Manwaring & Kuhn Sibelco Classic Champions

We keep writing about how fine wine matures with age but it’s Harden Golfers that appear to do it better.  In the 2 Day Four Ball Sibelco Classic at harden Country Club last weekend, it was the wily veterans and longstanding members of the University of the Third Age, Herby Manwaring and Eric Kuhn who… Keep Reading

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Going Online With The Twin Town Times

  The Twin Town Times will soon be completely online, meaning our readers and customers will be able to view all of the Times’ news and information on their phone, tablet or computer. It’s great news for our advertisers and local businesses owners also, who will be seen by our print audience and online audience,… Keep Reading

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Trinity’s Grand Opening Of New Classrooms

Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson with Member for Riverina Michael McCormack and Trinity Catholic School Principal Marylou Gorham. Monsignor John Woods, the Vicker for Education with Father Joshy and Michael McCormack, during the blessing of the school. The official blessing and opening of the Trinity School refurbished classrooms took place yesterday. Deputy Principal of Trinity… Keep Reading

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Wombat Comes Together For Marylou’s Cambodia Trip

On Friday the second of June, Wombat hotel Social Club President Chris Holmes presented Hennessy Catholic College Year 11 student Marylouise Minehan and principal Trazel Scott with $1000 to aid their Cambodia Immersion Tour. Departing at the end of June, 30 Year 11 Hennessy students will travel to Cambodia to initiate the annual program, where… Keep Reading

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Harden Man Amongst Oil Magnates

Craig Lawrence, pictured with a group of Kuwaiti oil magnates, is an economics consultant. Craig was educated at Murrumburrah High School before continuing his education overseas in the US and Indonesia where his father, John, was part of the diplomatic service until his retirement. Craig is the grandson of Barbara Lawrence of Harden and operates… Keep Reading

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Local Legend – Gloria Schultz pt 2

Last week we left you at the point where Gloria and Alby had just moved into Cootamundra from Muttama. Alby was a councillor on the Cootamundra Shire and he had been asked to join the Liberal Party as a field officer. This meant travelling with politicians. Gloria said he had introduced Bill Heffernan to the… Keep Reading

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