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A nice night for a walk

AROUND 70 people turned Numurkah's streets into beacons of twinkling lights on Friday evening, when people gathered for Light the Night.

Leukaemia Foundation fundraising event organiser Darryl Pickering said the night raised around $3,000 for blood cancer.

He said people had come from across the district, including Nathalia and Cobram, and there were others visiting from Phillip Island and Cranbourne, to take part in the town walk.

Numurkah man arrested for drive-by shooting

A 43 YEAR-OLD Numurkah man was denied bail after he was arrested for firing two shotgun bullets into a car parked on a Strathmerton property, while six children and three adults were inside.

Police allege the offender drove onto the front lawn of a Findlay Street house in Strathmerton at 5.50am on Friday morning, when he fired the rounds.

Police were called, after the offender did burn-outs as he dove away from the property. 

Three purple life members

NATHALIA inducted three life members and acknowledged club legend Kevin Pell at its presentation night on Friday.

Narelle Ryan and Maryse Quarrell were inducted into the Nathalia Football Netball Club for their outstanding contributions to the Purples. 

Luke Quinn was inducted after playing his 200th senior game in round two against Moama. 

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