FIVE YEARS AGO
Residents are banding together to insist council’s ranger treat animals and pets humanely after a dog was shot during a call-out. The ranger reported the animal as being aggressive and it was put down with a firearm.
WORK KEEPS THE FLOW
Work to upgrade and fix Leeton’s ageing sewer mains is nearing completion.
TOP TOUCH HONOUR
Bruce Washington and Dionne Wornes were announced inaugural Leeton Touch Association life members at the first night of 2013-14 finals.
TEN YEARS AGO
AVENUE DEBATE WANTED
NSW Minister for Lands Tony Kelly has formally proposed the closure of part of Maiden Avenue.
FIGHT FOR JOBS
Council has vowed to protect regional jobs following forecasts from irrigation companies and food producers that the Federal Government’s water buyback scheme will push water prices for food production to unaffordable levels.
The normally dominant Yanco Hotel batting line-up showed it was not infallible when it was routed by Yanco All-Servicemen’s Club for just 29 on Saturday.
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
NEW LOOK FOR CRASH CORNER
Accidents and near misses are set to be a thing of the past after a decision to install a roundabout at the intersection of Palm and Kurrajong avenues.
FIERY WORDS AS MEETING ERUPTS
Volatile debate over three no confidence motions against the state government - concerning the removal of courses from Murrumbidgee College, opposition to local government amalgamations and increased poker machine taxes - angered fellow councillors.
COLLEGE GRANTED LEASE OF LIFE
Charles Sturt University will join forces with Murrumbidgee College of Agriculture after signing a memorandum of understanding over research and education opportunities. The move does not constitute a reversal in the state government’s decision on residential courses at Murrumbidgee College.
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