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Sixty years on and still going strong

AS the only young man of his age living at Yalca in the mid 1950s, and a regular attendee of dances around the district, Tim Mannion had no shortage of female friends.

However, no young lady really caught his eye  and made him think about settling down, until he attended the 21st birthday party of family friend Teresa Hicks. That was where he met Maureen Brooks from Mulwala. 

Locals filling the need

STORIES coming out of drought stricken New South Wales and Queensland farming communities are striking a deep chord with local people, with memories of the millenium drought unlikely to ever completely fade.

With farmers to the north perilously close to running out of feed, and the money to buy and transport it, a group of local people and businesses are chipping in to help crisis relief organisation Need for Feed help the beleaguered farmers. 


Swans keep finals chances alive and well with big win

KATUNGA grabbed a much needed 67 point win against Picola & District Football Netball League rival Yarroweyah on Saturday.

Jake Hodgkin booted four goals, while Oliver Small slotted three to set the Swans on the right track for an important victory.

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