FIVE YEARS AGO
Year 5 student Alex Whittaker has been presented with a bravery award after he dialled triple-0 when his mother Robyn suffered a serious asthma attack in August.
RIDE FOR A CURE
More than 320km were covered and close to $3000 raised as part of the Cystic Fibrosis dice run. Seventy-five people turned out for the ride, with 65 dice hands sold on the day.
AYLETT READY FOR NEW HOME
Kurt Aylett will today take the first steps in his new football life with the Essendon Football Club. The Crows junior was last week traded by GWS and will today tour his new home at the Bombers.
TEN YEARS AGO
MEN’S SHED MOMENTUM
The idea for a Men’s Shed in the shire has gathered quick momentum since being aired in June and members are itching to get a roof over their heads and stuck into community projects.
LONG WALK, GOOD CAUSE
YAHS Scout group member David McGregor was joined by fellow Scouts when he walked from Yanco to Leeton to help raise money for the Rotary Shelterbox project.
Leeton was simultaneously knocked out of the SCG Cup and lost its opening match of the Konica Cup. The Wolves were left to rue a run of dropped catches, going down to Cricket Albury-Wodonga.
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
COUNCIL RATES GO ONLINE
Leeton Shire Council will be the first regional NSW council to implement a new system for viewing copies of rates and water notices and make payments quickly and easily over the internet.
Organisers of the St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church fete on the weekend said attendance was disappointing due to the less-thanSpring-like conditions.
BECHAZ TIP TOP
Leeton’s Scott Bechaz was named the boundary umpire of the year during the Riverina Football League umpiring awards in only his second year as an Australian Rules whistle blower.
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