Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from July 13, 2010

Backward Glances; Extracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today
Byline: chris nield newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au BIRTH a THOMSETT (nee Gaynor). To Barbara and David, a daughter, 10/7/60. Both well. THE Icelandic gunboat Odinn yesterday fired two shots through the funnel of the British trawler Grimsby Town...
Business Proprietor Takes Aim at Telstra
THIRD world technology cost John McFarlane half his usual turnover last weekend. The Townsend General Store owner said he was frustrated his phone, EFTPOS and ATM services had not been working since last Friday night. "We lost our main landline...
Exorcising Speed Demons
Byline: commentDAVID BANCROFT david.bancroft@dailyexaminer.com.au IF the police are looking for somewhere to set up one of their new mobile speed cameras, they would be welcome out the front of my house. After about 10 o'clock each night and...
Jailed Drink Driver Given Wine as a Baby
Byline: Tim Howard tim.howard@dailyexaminer.com.au GRAFTON Local Court heard yesterday a 46-year-old Seelands man sentenced to jail for his eighth drink driving offence was given wine in his milk as a baby by his alcoholic parents. Colin James...
Looker Gets Ride of His Life; Looker Lands Ride of His Life
Byline: TONY WHITE sport@dailyexaminer.com.au GRAFTON-raised apprentice jockey Ben Looker is anxiously awaiting the ride of his life a a 70-odd second ride that could catapult him into home town hero status and history. The 19-year-old whiz kid...
Meet Captain Dave and His Motley Crew
Byline: TONY WHITE sport@dailyexaminer.com.au AS characters go, Captain Dave, Apse and Forbesy are true classics. Typical of mates gathering at July Carnival time, the lads enjoy nothing better than catching up, swapping ripping yarns a whoppers...
Pinwheel A[euro][approximately]in Good Order' for Ramornie
Byline: TONY WHITE sport@dailyexaminer.com.au WHK Ramornie Handicap 1200m a 3.13pm 1 Border Rebel 2 The Jackal 3 Youthful Jack 4 Forestreno 5 Black Prince 6 Pinwheel 7 Kenny's World 8 Daunting Lad 9 Subtle Cove 10...
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