Rain fails to dampen spirit
NUMURKAH showed its Anzac spirit by turning out in droves, after yesterday morning’s rain had cleared for the town service.
Around 700 people from local community groups, schools and families had come for the town march down Melville Street to the war memorial, led by David Geddes dressed in Light Horse uniform on his old horse Bloke.
Award winning layers of complex beauty
PICOLA fabric artist Linden Lancaster won this year’s prestigious Australian Quilt Convention Challenge, in an event she compares to painting’s Archibald Prize.
Ms Lancaster’s Kangaroo and Wattle beat 100 entrants in the international craft award at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre last week, making her one of the world’s top quilt makers.
Purples pull away
After an enthralling opening half of football, Nathalia pulled ahead of Numurkah in the senior MFL clash between the two clubs at Nathalia on Saturday, to take a 52 point win.
Nathalia led by just one goal at half time, and Numurkah threatened the two time defending premier with its frenetic pace of play, rebounding and pressure.