Daily Catch-up: December 5, 2020
Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland during this afternoon and evening. Winds S/SW 15 to 20km/h tending S/SE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30C.
- GRAFTON: 21-35
- YAMBA: 21-29
- MACLEAN: 21-33
- COPMANHURST: 19-36
- WOOLI: 21-31
- BARYULGIL: 19-37
LISTEN TO ON THE FRONTLINE
The Daily Examiner has created a new podcast (audio documentary) that reveals the first hand experiences of our local RFS volunteers during the Clarence Valley's horrific 2019 bushfire season.
CLICK HERE to listen to the latest episode.
If you have an iPhone you can listen and subscribe (for free) to the podcast series. Simply search 'On The Frontline' in the Apple Podcasts app and subscribe.
Michelle Dani Larkin (nee Gordon)
Passed away on December 2 aged 60 years. A private cremation will take place
Dale Louise Globits (nee Kelly)
Passed away on December 1 aged 68 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dale's funeral service, to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Skinner Street South Grafton on Tuesday December 8 commencing at 2.30pm. A private cremation will follow
Trisha Ann Winters (nee Young)
Passed away on November 29 aged 47 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Trisha's funeral service to be held at Sandy Bay Reserve, South Terrace, Wooli on Monday December 7 commencing at 10am. A private cremation will follow.
Dale Louise Globtis (nee Kelly)
Of South Grafton, passed away with her boys by her side on December 1, 2020 aged 68 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dale's funeral service, to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Skinner St, South Grafton on Tuesday December 8 at 2.30pm.
Laurence (Laurie) William Marchant
10/5/1925 - 25/11/2020. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Laurie's funeral service, to be held at Christ Church Cathedral, Duke St, Grafton on Monday December 7 at 11am.
ON THIS DAY
1901 - American animator and film producer, Walt Disney, is born.
1909 - George Taylor, little-known pioneer in Australian aviation, achieves the first Australian flight of a heavier-than-air machine.
1933 - Prohibition in the United States ends.
2013 - Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner and the first democratically-elected President of South Africa, dies.
PUZZLES & HOROSCOPES
Set For Life
Winning numbers: 12, 3, 21, 30, 33, 41, 31
Supps: 38, 40
Division 1: $20,000/mth for 20 years
Division 2: $5,000/mth for a year
Division 3: $791.45
Division 4: $129.75
Division 5: $29.30
Division 6: $75.45
Division 7: $25.45
Division 8: $10.05
Division 9: $11.65
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
THE findings of a coronial inquest into the disappearance of missing Grafton teenager Jasmine Morris have been released, with the NSW Deputy Coroner recommending the case be transferred to specialist unsolved homicide and missing persons units. Read more
A report on Coffs Harbour's blueberry industry has outlined widespread underpayment and labour exploitation. Find out more
WHEN Lawrence RFS volunteer Darrell Binskin reflects on the Clarence Valley's 2019 bushfire season, he is one of very few who describe the experience in a positive light. Listen to his story