The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 10, 2012

$2M Man Will Pay His Way in the A-League
WITH Dave Arthur WITHOUT doubt the biggest sporting news this week had nothing to do with the finals in AFL and NRL. It was unconnected to the languishing sport of rugby, overshadowed the Paralympics, and put the travails of Lance Armstong...
Ammonia Leak at Norco
PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au AT LEAST 12 houses were evacuated in South Lismore after a pipe containing ammonia was severed at Norco on Saturday. Engineers who were working on the pipe believed it to be empty, but after...
Coraki Win Thriller
Byline: CLINT MALLETT Hockey correspondent CORAKI prevailed in a sudden-death drop-off to eliminate a luckless East Lismore in the Far North Coast A-grade men's hockey preliminary final at Hepburn Park, Goonellabah,on Saturday. After trailing...
Dowell Simply the Best
Byline: ALEX EASTON AND HAMISH BROOME Hamish.Broome@northernstar.com.au LISMORE has returned Jenny Dowell to the mayoral chair for a second term in an emphatic vic- tory which so far has seen her claim the popular vote at every polling booth in...
Emphatic NO to CSG
Byline: Hamish Broome and Alex Easton Hamish.Broome@northernstar.com.au LISMORE'S voters roared their dissatisfaction with coal-seam gas on Saturday with a resounding aNoa vote in the controversial CSG referendum. At the last count on Sunday...
Fullback Stars for Lismore
Byline: MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter FULLBACK Robbie Collings scored a try and saved another at the end to help Lismore City to a 20-13 win over Ballina in the Far North Coast rugby union minor semi-final at Crozier Field, Lismore, on Saturday....
Hornets Fight Back to Win in Shoot-Out
Byline: MARK ROBINSON Soccer correspondent FINAL ACTS Preliminary finalon Saturday: Lismore Workers v Goonellabah Grand final on September 22: Richmond Rovers v preliminary final winner A 10-MAN Goonellabah kept alive its hopes for consecutive...
Little Change in Councillors
Byline: ALEX EASTON and PAUL APPELKAMP news@northernstar.com.au WHILE the Ballina Shire vote count suggests many councillors will retain their seats, some changes could still take place. Councillors Sharon Cadwallader and David Wright have so...
Rovers into Seventh Straight Grand Final
Byline: MARK ROBINSON Soccer correspondent RICHMOND Rovers have progressed to their seventh consecutive grand final witha spirited 2-1 home win over Lismore Workers in the Far North Coast premier league soccer major semi-final. After trailing...
Sea Change for Former Mayor
Byline: SUE GARDINER AND ALEX EASTON FORMER Kyogle mayor Ernie Bennett has had a resounding win in his first tilt at Richmond Valley Council. The 62-year-old beef grazier and Harley Davidson rider who served four terms on Kyogle including stints...
Settlers Travel North from Camden; Many of the People Who Came to This Region Had Farmed in Camden
WITH Margaret Henderson THOSE of you with ancestors who acame from the southa could do well to look at Alan Atkinson's great book aCamden: farm and village life in early NSWa. There were two major surges in the Richmond River area's population,...
Trojans through; Late Play Seals Grand Final Berth
MITCHELL CRAIG Sports reporter FINALS Preliminary finals at Crozier Field, Lismore, on Saturday First grade: Wollongbar-Alstonville v Lismore City Reserve grade: Wollongbar-Alstonville v Grafton Under-19s: Casino v Ballina A TRY...