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Huge drug bust

A YOUNG male is in custody after police raided the 24-year old's home and seized hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana.

“This is the first time I’ve been part of such a large scale bust in a residential area,” said Numurkah leading senior constable Joe Tomasino.


Setting the record straight

THE railway line west of Numurkah copped a lot of the blame for houses going under during the 2012 floods, but Numurkah Community Reference Group members are hoping to set the record straight.

“The railway line had no effect on above floor flooding of houses east of Melville Street,” said reference group member Peter Sprunt.

Mr Sprunt spoke to the Leader ahead of a planned community meeting on March 1, where three options will be put to the community.


Gledhill bowls Blues to victory

NUMURKAH Youth Club Cricket Club captain Liam Gledhill took six wickets to lead his side to an unlikely victory over Katandra and is now the club's all time leading wicket taker.

The Blues were poorly placed before the weekend, after falling for 118 runs in 57 overs on the first day of play, but the Numurkah spin bowlers swung the match back into their side’s favour.

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