Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Articles from February 21, 2011

Backward Glances; Extracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today
Byline: chris nield newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au BIRTHS. TOWNSEND (nee Loy). a To Gloria and John, a daughter, Susan Maree, 18/2/61. Both well. A GENERAL easing of rain all over the Clarence River catchment late yesterday averted danger...
Charity Shield to Kick Start Big Season Says Rix; New NRRRL Boss Plans for Exciting Year
Byline: Mitchell Craig sport@dailyexaminer.com.au THE 2011 Northern Rivers Regional Rugby League (NRRRL) season is fast approaching and with it come some innovative concepts that promise to make it one of the most exciting competitions in recent...
Cricket Briefs
Iluka goes down at home ground IN hot conditions Harwood was victorious over Iluka in the LCCA 2nd grade competition on Saturday. After winning the toss, Iluka elected to bat and made a good start until Rod Brasen made the breakthrough in the 10th...
Final Stage of Summer Cup
Scores Name 1st Stage 2nd Stage H'cap Total John Stone 49.3 49.3 4.5 102.5; Tony O'Keeffe 47.2 50.3 2.0 99.0; Nick Abrahall 49.1 48.5 1.0 98.0; Derek Higgins 49.2 45.1 2.0 96.0; Peter Brown 48.3 50.3 1.0 99.0; Dennis Hilton 49.3 47.2 0.0 96.0;...
Gas Exploration A[euro][approximately]by Stealth'; Greens Candidate Urges Halt to All Coal Seam Gas Activity
Byline: DOMINICZIETSCH dominic.zietsch@dailyexaminer.com.au CLARENCE Greens candidate Janet Cavanaugh has expressed concern about comments from Metgasco managing director David Johnson in last Friday's Daily Examiner suggesting his company has been...
GPs Plead for Safety; Ambos, Doctors, Survivors at Highway Forum
Byline: Ute Schulenberg newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au THE Pacific Highway Public Forum on Saturday night was pronounced a[approximately]productive' by organisers. Dr Ray Jones said about 60 people attended to listen to speakers, including ambulance...
In the Courts
No licence for three years A LATE night journey through Maclean ended with Jeremiah Allen losing his licence for three years after police pulled him over in January. At 11.15pm on January 12, Mr Allen, of Maclean, was spotted by police towing...
LOOK OUT TAMWORTH Rounding Up a Festival; Grafton Closer to Its Own Fair Dinkum Country Music Festival
Byline: Ross Kendall newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au MOVE over Tamworth, Grafton is set to host its very own celebration of country music if Bob Vickers' vision comes true. The idea for the inaugural Grafton Fair Dinkum Country Music Round-Up has...
One-Run Thriller; Coutts Skipper Stars Inthriller
Byline: = sport@dailyexaminer.com.au HE doesn't rate himself as a front-line bowler. In fact Coutts' captain Ken Willis admits his gentle left-arm medium pacers rarely strike fear into opposition batsmen. But on Saturday against Easts, Willis...
Popular Futsal/soccer Sessions Back
Byline: sam wicks sport@dailyexaminer.com.au WELCOME to the weekly Raymond Laurie Sports Centre column. Weekly competitions Futsal, basketball, table tennis, netball, remote controls and roller derby. Monday's futsal: Futsal/soccer training...
Short-Term Jobs Going for Election and Census
Byline: Ross Kendall newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au HUNDREDS of short-term job opportunities have hit the Clarence Valley as government departments prepare for the state election on March 26, and the federal census later in the year. aWe currently...
Show Us the Money; $100,000 Upgrade to Showground Facilities
THE Clarence Pastoral and Agricultural Society, in partnership with the Gallery Foundation, has received a welcome boost in funding after being awarded $100,000 through the 2010 Community Building Partnership to upgrade facilities at the Grafton Showground....
Show Us What You Can Do Girl; Dairy Farmer Set to Chase Her Dream
Byline: emmapritchard emma.pritchard@dailyexaminer.com.au AS A little girl Fiona Green loved going to the Grafton Show. She would watch the Showgirl contestants walk around with elegant sashes on their shoulders and long to be one of them. ...
The Big Chop for Charity; Medical Centre Staff to Lose Locks for Cancer Research
Byline: RODNEY STEVENS rodney.stevens@dailyexaminer.com.au SIX women will put their vanity aside and lose their locks for leukaemia research when they take part in the World's Greatest Shave for a Cure. Clarence Medical Centre Maclean staff Ros...
The Shark Yips; CONTINUOUS NOVEL / DUSTY DEXTER EPISODE 12
I BUTT into Evan's impromptu lecture on turtles. aKnow much about sharks?a aWhat do you want to know?a aHow come Manny washed up on the beach, then his arm surfaced a week later down a canal?a aSimple.a He draws an imaginary line on...
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