Daily Catch-up: November 24, 2020
Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the high 20s.
- GRAFTON: 17-28
- YAMBA: 19-25
- MACLEAN: 17-26
- COPMANHURST: 17-28
- WOOLI: 17-24
- BARYULGIL: 16-31
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.
Florence May Brown (formerly Lloyd) nee Cox
Late of Grafton, formerly of Pillar Valley. Passed away peacefully on November 19, 2020 aged 95 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service to be held at Pullen Chapel, 3-7 Prince St, Grafton, on Thursday, November 26 at 10.30am.
Keith Raymond Gibb
Aged 80 years. A funeral service will be held at the Riverview Chapel, 62 Wooli St, Yamba Tuesday November 24 commencing at 1.30pm
Maxwell Frederick McInnes
Of Grafton, passed away on November 17, 2020 aged 75 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Max's service to be held at Christ Church Cathedral, Duke St, Grafton on Tuesday November 24, at 12.30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council are welcome and may be left at the service.
William (Bill) George McLeod
Late of Whiddon Aged Care Grafton, formerly of Adamstown Heights. Passed away peacefully November 16, 2020 aged 97 years. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral service to be held at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Oliver St, Grafton on Tuesday November 24, commencing at 10.30am.
ON THIS DAY
1642 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovers Tasmania, naming it Van Diemen's Land
1859 Charles Darwin publishes his controversial "Origin of the Species
1876 Walter Burley Griffin, the architect who designed Canberra, Australia's capital city, is born.
1950 UN troops begin an assault intending to end Korean War by Christmas
PUZZLES & HOROSCOPES
Set For Life
Winning numbers: 14, 11, 44, 32, 3, 43, 2
Supps: 37, 38
Division 1: Not won
Division 2: Not won
Division 3: $778.45
Division 4: $127.60
Division 5: $36.30
Division 6: $25.40
Division 7: $11.80
Division 8: $10.70
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
THE Pacific Highway was closed Monday afternoon south of Grafton as emergency services battled to contain an out-of-control bushfire in the region. Read more
DRAMATIC SCENES: 'It's going to be a hot summer' - residents fight sudden fires alongside choppers and firefighters. Read more
MAKING a mark in the hairdressing industry is no easy feat, and one former Maclean woman is doing just that in her new home of Armidale. Read more
VOTE NOW: Who is the Player of the Week from the best individual performances from around the grounds in Clarence River Cricket? Read more
MONDAY SPORT ROUND UP: Latest sport scores and results. Read more