The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from September 17, 2012

Artist in a Seafaring Family; John Holmes Was a Seaman and Came to the Northern Rivers in the Late 1840s
WITH Margaret Henderson JOHN Holmes was a seaman and came to the area in the late 1840s as a cedar cutter. He married Unity Sweeny and they had four children. Unfortunately he was killed in a logging accident in 1870. However, he had several...
Big Church Wedding without Any Hitches
Byline: PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au IT WAS apt that Kelly Torrens and Athol Williams decided to get married in one of Casino's biggest churches. They had 11 bridesmaids, 11 groomsmen, a matron of honour, a best man, four...
Extra-Time Win Gets Pioneers Through
A PENALTY goal to Wollongbar-Alstonville five-eighth Reece Brown sealed the Pioneers a spot in the Far North Coast rugby union grand final for the first time since 2002. Wollongbar had to do it the hard way, downing Lismore City 30-27 after 20 minutes...
Focusing on Hi-Tech Future
Byline: MEL MCMILLAN mel.mcmillan@northernstar.com.au LESS aeewa and more aaha is the aim of a world first project set to position Nimbin as an innovator in tourism and the sustainable capital of Australia. What began as a plan to develop a walking...
Living It and Loving It
Byline: MEL MCMILLAN mel.mcmillan@northernstar.com.au "NIMBIN is a place where people are open to sustainability, embracing it and willing to live it, " said Lillian Rock farmer Jenny Creasy. Ms Creasy is one a of small team of like-minded residents...
Scarred by My Beloved Rugby
WITH Dave Arthur Like many people, I love sport. This can be manifested in a range of what some see as irrational behaviour, but what we ain the knowa appreciate as clinically sane. In my house the television is always switched on and...
Spirit of Ned Rides on Taking No Prisoners
Byline: PAUL APPELKAMP paul.appelkamp@northernstar.com.au THE first Casino Truck Show surpassed organiser's expectations. They hoped 50 trucks would roll into town for the show and were blown away when as many as 90 trucks turned up on Saturday....
Workers Win 9-Goal Thriller
Byline: MARK ROBINSON Soccer correspondent LISMORE Workers have bookeda grand final berth against Richmond Rovers after a last-minute penalty completed a remarkable fightback in a pulsating 5-4 home win over Goonellabah in the Far North Coast premier...

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