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Alby is Back and Page on Fire

Ronnie Page on Fire in Summer Stableford Our man about town and all-round wag, Ronnie Page has sown that he is fresh up after a spell like a champion race horse.  A bit of time off, some social rounds in Albury and generally just a big dose of relaxation have all combined to see Ron… Keep Reading

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Hornets Stung By Murrumbateman

Mitch Brown, Beau Abnett, Philip Woodhead, James Woodhead and Shane Abnett. Harden Cricket training has enjoyed the use of the Woodhead’s bowling machine. The Harden Cricket Association is planning on purchasing a similar system themselves in the near future. The Harden Hornets have suffered their first defeat of 2018 with a 29th over loss to… Keep Reading

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Twin Town Times 1st Edition January 25 2018

The staff at the Times will be returning to their Neill St office in just 6 days, next Monday January 22. We will be rolling out some changes for the twin town’s favourite paper for 2018, with our first edition out next Thursday January 25, the day before Australia Day. For all of your Australia… Keep Reading

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Full Steam Ahead For Cunningar Rail

Amalie Smith, Barry Alcorn, Nigel Lotz, Member for Riverina Michael McCormack, Jim Wright, Councillor John Horton, Yass Mayor Rowena Abbey and Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram. The group were on hand for the official opening of the new additions to the Cunningar Receival Site. The Cunningar GrainCorp site’s grain and receival and storage facility had its… Keep Reading

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Megan Sharman Dux Of Murrumburrah High

Murrumburrah High School Principal John McFadyen with Year 12 Dux Megan Sharman at MHS on Monday. Murrumburrah High School is celebrating the achievements of Megan Sharman, who has been named the school’s Dux following a stellar effort in the HSC. Megan, the daughter of locals Peter and Ann Sharman, received an outstanding ATAR of 82. She… Keep Reading

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Bowling Best On Display At Bowlo

 John Harriott and Breeze Howard were on fire in a tightly contested final. Jim Deacon and Brian Madden. Craig Magic Phillis with Graham Henderson and Chris Hocking with Mick Ryan. The 2017 Maestro singles have been run and won. The results were as follows: Semi-finals (major grade): Breeze Howard (Yass) defeated Jim Deacon (Coota Ex.),… Keep Reading

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Can Assist Christmas Party

CanAssist held its Christmas party at the Light Horse Hotel. The usual meeting was held before the festivities began. Delicious finger food was provided by the catering staff at the Light Horse. CanAssist will be in summer recess until February 2018. Pictured at the party Monica O’Connor with Norm and Joan Porter who have opened… Keep Reading

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Harden’s Hennessy Students Excel

Charlie Madden, Mark Irving, Bridie Minehan, Olivia Doolan, Maddison Davis-Chard, Travis Whybrow, Emma Collins, Jasmine Scott, Eliza Butt, Lloyd Ducksbury, Samantha Scott, Joie Whybrow, Katie Butt, Erin Alcorn and Marylouise Minehan. (Absent from photo Jesse Manwaring, Jesse Glover, Mikey Fenney and Emilie Quinn)  Students from Harden featured predominately in the The Hennessy Catholic College Presentation… Keep Reading

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Binalong Bid Farewell To 2017

Binalong Public School celebrated the end to a wonderful 2017 with their Presentation Evening at the Binalong Mechanic’s Institute on Monday, 11 December.  Family and community members attended as well as special guest Pru Goward. Students performed ‘A day in the life of … Us!’ which included singing and dancing by all students.  A presentation… Keep Reading

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Trinity Presentation Night

Trinity Principal Marylou Gorham speaking to the audience. Tim O’Keeffe with Brody Schofield who won the Tom and Ann Blanchard Award for the student who strives to do their best in all aspects of student life. Samantha Beal with Jim Stewart. Samantha won the Carla Stewart Memorial award for pleasing progress in a particluar area.… Keep Reading

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Funeral Notice – Thora White

The death has occurred of Mrs Thora Grace White. Passed away peacefully on the 2nd January 2018. Much loved wife of Michael (deceased). Cherished mother of Deirdre and Toni. Loved Nan of Darrin, Sonya and Matthew, Shane and Rebeccah, Cherrie-Lea and David and Shamus and great grandmother of Morgan, Stella, Laura, Grace, Eleanor, Charley and… Keep Reading

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Swimmers Prepare For Shine Shield

Jesse Glover set to dive in at the Shine shield. As the region prepares for the return of the Shine Shield, to be held in January of next year, Boorowa has rejoined the competition, after a decade long break. The competition was founded by Boorowa, alongside Binalong and Yass, in 1966, and it allows teams… Keep Reading

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Golfers Cap Off 2017

2017 award recipients: Peter Steinke (McLean Gold Cup winner) Ron Page (C Grade Champion) Herb Manwaring (4BBB Champion) Kevin Hoppe (Veteran Champion and G.O. Kruger Scratch) Ben Glover (Club Champion and Foursomes Scratch) Michael Baldry (4BBB partner Herb) John Hawkins (Men’s Foursomes partner Ben Glover) Keep Reading

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Harden Hunting Club Take Aim At 2018

Rod Howe, Bill Allen, Stan Murray, Felicity Howe, Beth and Haylee Allen and Mark Silk at the Harden Hunting Club awards ceremony at the Bowling Club in December. The Harden Gun Club has celebrated the end of another highly successful season, holding their annual presentation on Sunday. The day was a successful one, and saw… Keep Reading

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Rip Rip Wood Chip

John Taylor recently presented the Westmead Children’s Hospital Oncology Unit (Bear Cottage) with a cheque for $414 as a result of the auction that was held at the commencement of last year’s Murrumburrah- Harden Show. The auction saw items from the pavilion and wood from the woodchop auctioned off with the funds going to a… Keep Reading

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