Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from February 11, 2012

1000m Battleground; Plenty of Contenders in Great Northern's Dash for Cash
Byline: racing reporter sport@dailyexaminer.com.au GRAFTON trainer Andrew Parramore believes fitness will come against Power Receiver when the in-form sprinter returns to racing in the Great Northern Hotel Class 3 (1000m) at Grafton tomorrow. ...
Admirer of Racing Industry; It's No Secret Why Matt Loves Being Involved with Horses and Race Meetings
Byline: RODNEY rodney.stevens@dailyexaminer.com.au FOR as long as he can remember, horses and the racing industry have been a big part of Matt Muir's life. From his younger days travelling to horse sales in the school holidays with his father,...
BACKWARD GLANCES; WITH CHRIS NIELDExtracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today
THE wedding will take place today in St Mary's Church, Grafton, of Colleen Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wheeler, of Mary Street, Grafton, and Kenneth John, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Walsh, of Sydney. THE marriage of Miss Fay Palmer, youngest...
Big Season for Junior Hockey
Byline: Kerry Wilsmore Sport@dailyexaminer.com.au GRAFTON Junior Hockey will hold its sign-on day next Saturday from 12-2pm at the hockey centre. All clubs will be in attendance for what club officials are expecting to be a big season for all...
Calling on the Big Hitters; Could a Third Ton from Moran Save Harwood from a Three-Game Slump?
Byline: = sport@dailyexaminer.com.au WHEN it comes to blasting centuries Harwood Hilton reigns supreme. Harwood's powerful batting line-up has been its strength this season vindicated by three of its batsmen scoring tons. Geoff Simmons, Craig...
Chamber Cologne Returns; PerformingArts withGaye Harlow
CyCLASSICAL music the world over' is the motto of the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne from Germany. Their objective is to inspire as many people as possible across all generations to enjoy classical music. They regularly tour Germany and around...
Choose an Iris or a Violet This Month; Gardening with Pattie Gilbert
IN SEASON Spring Bulbs Spring-flowering bulbs become available this month and can be planted over the autumn months ahead. Just follow the planting instructions carefully for best results. Also remember to be careful when weeding or digging in...
Clearing but No Sign of Blue Water
Byline: former australian & NSW sport@dailyexaminer.com.au FINALLY, the flood conditions are settling down, with tidal movement throughout the bottom end of the river. The full moon this week has created big high tides in the morning which...
Deb's Surgery Success
Byline: Dominic Zietsch dominic.zietsch@dailyexaminer.com.au GRAFTON woman Debbie aDeba Molloy could soon be beginning a new life with significantly reduced Parkinson's disease symptoms after undergoing major surgery on Thursday a a procedure which...
Early Birds Catch Best Ski Deals; Travelling around withCorey BertalliCourtesy of Grafton Travel
FOR all of you ski enthusiasts out there who love to plan a trip to the snow each year, now is the time to take advantage of the snow companies' early bird deals. And if you haven't been to the snow before and you would love to try something new,...
Education Projects' Benefits Three-Fold
NATHAN WOULFE EDUCATION infrastructure creates employment on three fronts Co the construction phase, the operational staff and the work-ready graduates the facility fosters. Here's three substantial projects slated for construction, with knock-on...
Farewell Cake; with Food Writer Ana Vlastaras
People ordinarily serve cake when there is a celebration, however I gave this one to my co-workers with a bitter sweet feeling. This will not only be the last thing I ever get to share with my Daily Examiner co-workers, but also my last column....
Going, Going and Gone; Real Estate Whiz Alan Retires to Shed, Open Road
Byline: ANA VLASTARAS anastasia.vlastaras@dailyexaminer.com.au ONE of the biggest names in Clarence Valley real estate is leaving the business after 36 years in the game. Allan Gough began his lengthy career at Bailey and Gough as an aoffice...
Good Sport on and off the Field; John Francis Moy 1930-2012
JOHN Francis Moy was a multi-talented sportsman, a man of unfailing humour and goodwill, who applied the highest sporting ideals of honesty, integrity and fair play to every aspect of his life, on and off the field. As a young man he represented...
Like Coles to,C*oblivion? Grape Expectations withMax Crus
GRAPE Expectations continues to focus on delivering value and invest in price,C[yen] said CEO Max Crus at the AGM, in his cellar, this week. No more frozen, no more thawed Co Max Crus, the fresh wine column people (well, person), with fresh ideas...
Lynch Standing in the Way of Tucabia; Brothers Bowler the Key with Batsmen Struggling
Byline: = sport@dailyexaminer.com.au THE white headband is unmistakeable. It's become Ryan Lynch's personal trademark. Today at McKittrick Park, Brothers Clocktower Hotel will be sweating on their opening bowler ripping through the powerful Tucabia-Copmanhurst...
Mobile Library; It's Not Easy an Task Moving Tens of Thousands of Books but Clarence Valley Library Staff Have a Bit of Time to Plan for the Mammoth Task
Byline: Lauretta Godbee Anyone who has ever moved house must feel sympathy for the 14 members of staff of the Clarence Regional Library Headquarters and Grafton City Library, as they confront the prospect of relocating to the city's planned new...
Practice Makes Perfect; Spiritual Matters with Reverend Chris Sparks
A bronze medal. For mini-golf. Okay, so perhaps I'm not expecting too much in the way of praise and admiration, but I must confess to feeling pretty good about my achievement. It happened on the cruise ship Radiance of the Seas. I discovered a very...
Property Market Seeing the Light
Byline: Kate Matthews Kate.Matthews@dailyexaminer.com.au YAMBA real estate agents have noted a renewed interest in the local property market over the past couple of months, with inquiries demonstrating a definite spike over the past six to eight...
Ray Surprised by Nissan's V8 Move
Byline: Rodney Stevens Rodney.Stevens@dailyexaminer.com.au ONE of the men responsible for building the twin turbo engines that propelled the Nissan GTR Skylines to touring car success in the early 1990s was taken by surprise when the Japanese car...
Scooters Are a Killler; 60 Dead and the NRMA Wants to Know Why?
Byline: KATEMATTHEWS kate.matthews@dailyexaminer.com.au THE COMMUNITY is being urged to take part in a national safety survey launched this week by NRMA Motoring and Services, ACCC, Choice, EnableNSW and Vision Australia to understand how and why...
Spain and Suffering; Grafton Regional Gallery Jude McBean
It took Francisco Goya more than five years to create Los Caprichos, a satirical social commentary of Spain at the end of the 18th century. Our visitors think it was worth it Goya was born at Fuentodas, Spain in 1746. In the 1760s Goya was an apprentice...
Town Split on Sewer; Oyster Growers Want Water Quality Guarantee
Byline: Aoife Nield newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au WOOLI business owners have offered general support for a Clarence Valley Council plan to build a sewer for the town, but the support is not universal. Wooli Caravan Park manager Chris Priem and...
Trainer Has the Numbers; Brett Bellamy Will Have Seven Runners at Today's Grafton Race Meeting
Byline: sport editor sport@dailyexaminer.com.au TRAINER Brett Bellamy is king of the roost at his home track of Coffs Harbour. But unfortunately for Bellamy, the races are at Grafton tomorrow. aI don't win many races at Grafton, I think all...
Win Wait over for New Trainer
Byline: brad ellis sport@dailyexaminer.com.au DARREN Scells may have had to wait until the last race of the meeting on Thursday, but the end result was well worth it when Who's Asner provided the Glenugie trainer with his first winner as a trainer...
Wonder Mare to Dazzle; Black Caviar Set to Take Her Unbeaten Record to 18 Wins in First Start over 1400m
Byline: Mark Ryan AAP TURF MELBOURNE - Peter Moody is keen to see superstar Black Caviar very strong at the end of the 1400 metres of the CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield today with a view to her upcoming trip to Royal Ascot. The wonder mare, unbeaten...