Man in custody after fire
A FORTY-ONE year old Numurkah man has been arrested and placed in psychiatric care following two suspicious fires, that police believe are linked, which destroyed a lawn mower and garage in Numurkah last week.
Detective Sergeant Marcus Boyd from Cobram Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU) said that police are not looking for anybody else in relation to the incidents.
Nats visit town to see final flood plan
A TRIO of Nationals politicians visited Numurkah last Friday, to meet with members of the now disbanded flood mitigation community reference group who talked them through the town’s final flood mitigation plan.
Peter Walsh, Member for Murray Plains, who was Victoria’s water minister in 2012 when the last flood occurred, said that he had checked in with the reference group periodically over the last six years, and had been interested to see the final option that had been chosen by the community.
Picola grabs a windy win
PICOLA United celebrated its third annual Indigenous round with a win on Saturday, defeating Mathoura by 107 points in its PIcola & District Football League match.
Cold and blustery conditions welcomed the two sides at Picola Recreation Reserve and an even opening term had the game poised to be a close contest.