Daily Catch-up: November 10, 2020


Partly cloudy. The chance of fog inland early this morning. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.  

  • GRAFTON: 12-27
  • YAMBA: 14-22
  • MACLEAN: 13-24
  • COPMANHURST: 12-26
  • WOOLI: 15-22
  • BARYULGIL: 13-27



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 first 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.



Stella Randall
Late of Whiddon Group, Maclean. Formerly of Hillcrest Community. Sadly passed away on October 30, 2020. Aged 82 years. A funeral service will be held at the Baptist Church, Scullin St, Townsend on Friday, November 13 at 11am. A burial service will follow at the Lower Clarence Lawn Cemetery, Townsend.

Stanley Turner
Passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020, aged 88 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Stanley's graveside funeral service to be held at Clarence Lawn Cemetery, Armidale Rd, South Grafton on Tuesday, November 10 at 11am.



1791 The whaling industry in Australia, in which whales in Australian waters would be nearly hunted to extinction, begins.

1940 Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.

1969 "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV.

1989 Germans begin demolishing the Berlin Wall.



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Monday Lotto

Draw: 4024

Winning numbers: 20, 4, 7, 45, 11, 37

Supps: 41, 28

Division 1: Not won

Division 2: $7,331.10

Division 3: $640.75

Division 4: $34.80

Division 5: $22.25

Division 6: $21.00



IF YOU see the ground around you letting off a little "steam" over the next few weeks, there's no need to panic. In fact, it might actually stop the ground bubbling up at you in the future. Read more

LAWRENCE RFS captain Scott Campbell reflects on a horrific situation he and resident Tony Cilia faced during Nymboida bushfire. Read more

THE WESTPAC Life Saver Rescue Helicopter had a busy day, responding to two serious incidents on the Northern Rivers. Read more

THE sights and sounds of our local First Nation people greeted many of us on Facebook this morning, and for the co-ordinator of a stunning video for NAIDOC week the hope is that the messages will last well into the future. See the video


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