Daily Catch-up: November 11, 2020
Mostly sunny. The chance of fog early this morning, mainly inland. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
- GRAFTON: 13-29
- YAMBA: 16-23
- MACLEAN: 14-26
- COPMANHURST: 13-29
- WOOLI: 16-24
- BARYULGIL: 14-30
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.
Enid Beatrice Fraser
Late of Iluka, passed away peacefully at Maclean District Hospital on November 2, 2020 aged 87 years. According to Enid's wishes, no service was held.
Formerly of Parramatta and South Grafton, late of Yamba. Passed away on November 8, 2020 aged 70 years. The funeral service will be held in Yamba on Monday, November 16. Please contact Riverview Funerals on 66469335 for more information.
Kathleen Ellen Coulter
Passed away peacefully on November 9, 2020 aged 86 years. A funeral service to farewell Kathleen will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church Maclean on Tuesday, November 17 starting at 9.30am.
Errol Anthony "Bill" Costello
Late of Whiddon Group Grafton, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2020 aged 98 years. A private service and cremation have been held.
Carol Ann Lollback
Late of Brooms Head, passed away unexpectedly on November 2, 2020 aged 56 years. A funeral service to farewell Carol will be held at St James Anglican Church, Wharf St Maclean today, November 11 at 10am.
Brian John Cormick
Passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020 aged 89 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his graveside service to be held at Lower Clarence Lawn Cemetery Townsend on Thursday, November 12 at 10.30am.
Colin John Murphy
Late of Brooms Head Road, Gulmarrard. Passed away on November 3, 2020 aged 84 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at St Luke's Chapel, 15 Chatsworth Rd, Chatsworth Island on Wednesday, November 18 at 11am.
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.
ON THIS DAY
1860 Explorers Burke and Wills first reach Cooper Creek on their expedition to cross Australia from south to north.
1880 Bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged in Melbourne.
1958 Victoria becomes the first Australian state to give official recognition to a floral emblem.
1975 Australia's Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, dismisses Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister.
PUZZLES & HOROSCOPES
Winning numbers: 20, 32, 19, 5, 24, 38, 8
Supps: 25, 34
Division 1: Jackpots to draw 1396
Division 2: $30,044.20
Division 3: $4,721.80
Division 4: $371.65
Division 5: $49.70
Division 6: $24.55
Division 7: $15.90
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
POLICE have charged a man in connection to the theft of cattle from a property west of Grafton earlier this year. Read more
EVERYTHING happened at once in Glenreagh this weekend with the town welcoming back visitors for what could be considered its official reopening. Read more
KIDS OF SPIRIT: Find out all the latest news and achievements from our local schools. Read more
TIME is running out to submit your votes for the Grafton Shoppingworld People's Choice for Sportsperson of the Year to be presented at Saturday night's Clarence Valley Sports Awards. Vote now
HERE'S what's happening in the latest edition of Putts and Parrs. Read the results here