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See something? Say something

See something? Say something

Property owners in the High Country are being urged to remain vigilant and alert to potential livestock thefts.The warning comes following the thefts of cows and sheep from properties just outside Omeo.Omeo police have appealed to farmers to undertake regular counts of their stock and report any unusual sightings of vehicles. Elders agent, David Hill, last month told the Advertiser he believed...
Build from a spark

Build from a spark

The cricket pitch at the SCG will come alive at the end of March in what promises to be a cracking game with an emphasis on socialisation.The inaugural Sandhill Ashes, a friendly between neighbouring fire- affected communities Sarsfield and Clifton Creek, will take place at the Sarsfield Cricket Ground (SCG) and feature a 20/20/20 format (your average 20/20 game with 20 players a side who each...
Tigers and West chase the title

Tigers and West chase the title

West Bairnsdale and Wy Yung will meet in this weekend’s Bairnsdale Cricket Association “A” grade grand final, the rivals taking completely different paths to the decider last week.Reigning premier, Wy Yung, was outstanding, blitzing Lindenow South Glenaladale with the bat on the back of half centuries to Nick Carroll and Sean Phillipson, before claiming a huge 162-run victory thanks to five...
Sergeant Wyllie surrenders his badge

Sergeant Wyllie surrenders his badge

After more than 40 years in the police force, Bairnsdale’s Brett Wyllie has decided to call it a day.The former sergeant decided to hand in his badge at the Bairnsdale Police Station after having worked in the Divisional Intelligence Unit since 2003.Relaxed and soaking up the sun last week when the Advertiser spoke to him, Mr Wyllie said while he enjoyed his career he “doesn’t miss policing”.“I...
Stories of Influence is back... whispering truth

Stories of Influence is back... whispering truth

Word is out. Stories of Influence is back over the March long weekend and is a meeting place for storytellers, listeners and thinkers.The Stories of Influence event will be held from March 6-8 at Lake Tyers Beach Hall, Oneonta and the Waterwheel Tavern.Grattan Mullett shares his journey of learning and culture. Rachael Lucas, ABC journalist, not only brokers the stories, but speaks of her...
A top 10 town

A top 10 town

Lakes Entrance is among the top 10 towns in Australia.That’s according to data from travel and accommodation website, Wotif who last week announced their Aussie Town of the Year Awards for 2021, with Lakes Entrance coming in at number five – one of two Victorian towns alongside Great Ocean Road hamlet, Apollo Bay, at number three.✩ TOP 10 1. Cairns, Queensland; 2. Pokolbin, New South Wales; 3....

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