KYABRAM Swimming Club members attended the Goulburn Valley and District 2017 Country All Junior Qualifying Meet in Numurkah on Saturday.. Successful swimmers qualified to attend the finals at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on March 18-19
THE book of Proverbs is filled with wisdom applicable in every facet of life, including this gem found in Proverbs 16:6, “Unfailing love and faithfulness make atonement for sin.”. God’s unfailing love and faithfulness toward the world saw the
COMMON sense could have, and should have, prevailed at the weekend when Kyabram Cricket Club’s high hopes of a home game were dashed by bureaucratic red tape according to club president Andrew Porch.. It was a bitter blow for the club –
HEAD to Tongala on March 4 for a mega garage sale.. The sale is held to raise money for Kyabram charity The Gift.. A barbecue will be available as well as face painting for children.. If you would like to donate goods to the sale or are looking to
THE twilight evenings have been running now for six weeks and it is pleasing to see new players coming along each week even through the extremely hot weather.. Kyabram Croquet Club has introduced “Aussie” croquet along with the usual golf
THE frying pans are heating up in preparation for Pancake Day in Kyabram.. Volunteers at the Kyabram Uniting Church Hall will host a Pancake Day event on February 28.. Pancake Day is UnitingCare’s annual fundraising event that encourages people to
Kyabram. THE Kyabram Allan Matheson Shield team recorded an incredible 22-shot victory against top side Shepparton Golf. The golfers were red hot favourites with the punters going into the match but a determined Kyabram side played extremely well to
The Cobram Campdraft Club is again running its annual Campdraft at Koonoomoo Recreation Reserve in 2017.. The club’s secretary, Kalynda Jorgensen, said the club wanted to give back to its supporters.. ‘‘The club likes to give back to the
Today we are announcing the winners of the Country News Seymour Expo colouring competition.. Young visitors to the expo were invited to enter the competition.. We are happy to report that Jackson Birmingham, 11, of Seymour won the overall
Thirty-three Japanese agricultural students visited Dajory Murray Greys at Concorde Park, Congupna last week as part of a five-day Australian tour.. The students, from Fukuoka College of Agriculture, were studying a range of agricultural industries
More than 220 horses from across the country descended on Tatura Park on Wednesday for the annual Summer Sizzler competition.. Hosted by Goulburn Valley Quarter Horse and Western Riding Club, the five-day event saw winners crowned in more than 100
Stanhope Fonterra supplier Renae Moritz has taken time out of her day to capture images of a typical working day on the farm.. Renae has agreed to generate some photos for a feature in Country News, and for the mural being planned for a wall at the
Bega Cheese is selling one of its Tatura Milk spray dryers to help fund its $460 million purchase of Vegemite and other food businesses announced in January. Bega will also sell its infant formula finishing plant at Derrimut to Mead Jonson
The VFF is calling on farmers to attend a water forum at Echuca on Thursday with Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville.. VFF president David Jochinke said the forum was a perfect opportunity to hear from Ms Neville on a range of issues, including
A Tallygaroopna truck driver has decided to join the Burrumbuttock Hay Run as he looks to return to a country area in Queensland that he hasn’t visited for nearly 60 years.. Frank Fitzpatrick, who is 76 years old, said he and a few others
Southern NSW grain growers will remember 2016 as a really wet year that for many resulted in massive weed seed blowouts.. Advice for growers on how to deal with the increased weed seed bank will be one of the headline acts at the Grains Research and
North Central Catchment Management Authority has been working with the National Landcare Program for years to remove natural rubbish from Gunbower Creek, and now it is turning its attention to the man-made kind.. As the CMA begins destroying
The Fair Work Ombudsman’s national inquiry into exploitation of overseas workers on the Australian harvest trail has led to the agency launching legal action against a Queensland labour-hire operator for allegedly flouting record-keeping laws
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has repeatedly avoided giving an exact figure on the budget deterioration between the election and last December.
The Labor caucus has been told chief opposition whip Chris Hayes has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.
Outspoken Nationals MP George Christensen has quit as his party's whip, saying he couldn't enforce discipline and be ill-disciplined himself.
Australia's defence force top brass have unveiled the new Growler attack aircraft at the Avalon Airshow in Victoria.
Electrical goods and furniture retailer Harvey Norman makes a record underlying half-year pre-tax profit of $290.5 million.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says Australian shipbuilding has a bright future even though 400 jobs will be shed this year.
Harvey Norman has sent an email to analysts informing them that there will be no briefing to discuss the retailer's half-year results.
Iron ore miner Fortescue has denied media reports of a $1 billion-plus offer for Wesfarmers' Curragh coal mine.
Lance Franklin will play his first AFL pre-season match on Friday against Greater Western Sydney after recovering from shoulder surgery.. Franklin has been hampered since undergoing an operation to repair a tear in his shoulder joint in October
North Melbourne onballer Ben Cunnington is in danger of missing round one after the AFL's match review panel offered him a one-match ban.. The MRP also charged Port Adelaide's Nathan Krakouer with engaging in rough conduct against St Kilda's Sean