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June 4, 1992: Scholarship has Annette flying high

Shepparton High School student Annette Jenkins, has her sights set on a career in the defence force.. Yesterday Annette was presented with one of the 50 scholarships issued nationwide by the Royal Australian Air Force.. The $1000 scholarship gives

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Nov 22 2017
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June 3, 1992: Long-distance friends to meet at last

Judy Trevena has a friend so close, they liken them to sisters - yet they have never met. . Forty-three years ago, the then Echuca teenager was handed a piece of paper with a name and address on it of a potential English penfriend. . Of all her

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Nov 22 2017
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August 22, 1979: 250 games

One of the Tungamah League's top players for several seasons now, Ray Henderson, on Saturday played his 250th game with the Shepparton East Football Club.. The former dual Lawless Medal winner for the best and fairest player in the league is

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Nov 13 2017
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August 21, 1979: Bill looks back

Time turns by slowly and peacefully for Bill Reid and Topsy.. As the sun moves its rays further around the verandah of "Mallanbool", both creep after it, until it slowly fades and then completely disappears for the night. . The 90 year old

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Nov 13 2017
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June 2, 1992: School dental care in doubt

The future of the Goulburn Valley's School Dental Health Service remains unclear after a recommendation in the Upper House last week to devolve the state funded service. . Mr Don Kilgour (MLA, Shepparton) said yesterday the Coalition had set up

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Nov 22 2017
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September 29, 1971: Second Katandra West guide to gain Queen’s badge

Jenny Payne is only the second First Katandra West guide to be awarded the coveted Queen’s Guide Badge.. The presentation ceremony was carried out at the Katandra West Hall on Friday night by Division Commissioner, Mrs J. W. Every.. Members of

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Nov 14 2017
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September 4, 1971: When Greek meets Greek

When Greek is “all Greek” to the Greeks it can require an expert to sort it out.. Whether Greek or Macedonian (according to political inclination) southern European migrants have intense pride in their heritage.. But how does a Greek

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Nov 14 2017
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September 22, 1971: Girls put us on the map

A one way tram ride that resulted in a walk back to their vantage point on Collins St was not the highlight of a day in Melbourne by two Shepparton lasses on Monday.. City Council stenographers Mrs Cheryl Knight and Miss Margaret Clarke were

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Nov 08 2017
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August 21, 1975: Lucky find makes Undera farmer richer

Reg and Norma Guppy, dairy farmers from Undera took seven calves to the scales last week and sold them for $5.50, and then, a couple of days later, sold a bottle for $175.. This was the record price paid for a Shepparton Brewery bottle with an

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Nov 01 2017
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August 4, 1975: Junior plays 100th game

To play 100 senior games of football is a milestone in any player's football career. . But when you chalk up a century before you have left junior ranks, then that is something else. . Shepparton junior Peter Maynard, the son of Mr and Mrs Ken

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Nov 01 2017
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November 5, 1982: Mary wins award

Mooroopna housewife Mary Grieve is The News-Sherbourne Shepparton Apex Club sports star of the Goulburn Valley for the month of October.. Mrs Grieve won the Victorian women’s singles croquet championship at VCA headquarters, in the middle of

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Nov 01 2017
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September 15, 1971: Rare blood type found by GV doctor

Doctors at Canberra Community Hospital were yesterday able to transfuse a seriously ill man only because the Blood Reference Laboratory in Melbourne was able to match his blood with that of Mr James Smith of Numurkah.. Mr Smith’s rare Ko blood

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Nov 01 2017
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September 8, 1977: Early on the job

C.T.G. Smith Motors staff were on the job early this morning that they did not have time for breakfast at home so the management provided it for them. . It was the start of the nation wide 54 hour Ford Marathon Sale which began at 7.30 am today and

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Oct 26 2017
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