Bell’s about to ring for college’s 50th

FORMER students of Dromana College are planning a variety of celebrations for the college’s 50th anniversary this time next year. Parent liaison officer Theresa Stelling and past teacher Doug Smith a...

Spider crabs make mosaic landing

RYE pier is well known among locals, divers and underwater photographers for its role in the annual migration of spider crabs that come in, on mass, from Bass Strait.  The phenomenon is a popular You...

Winners on the water

DROMANA sailor Mark Bulka, above right, had a busy time on the water last week… He was a member of the winning crew at the Australian SB20 championships sailed off Blairgowrie. Alongside him were boa...

Shaved students in a class of their own

FOUR Rosebud Secondary College students proved that they are willing to give the hair on their heads in to support those suffering from blood cancers like leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Abbey Jorda...

Mathers puts Rosebud in command

SUB-DISTRICT ONE the MPCA’s greats, Jason Mathers, gave Rosebud a red hot shot at the title in the Sub District grand final. Mathers scored 73 in the Buds’ total of 215, while Jason Nagel and Brad Gl...

Panthers in box seat to win

DISTRICT PEARCEDALE will head into the third day of the MPCA District grand final with their noses well and truly in front after coach Chris Dew scored an unbeaten 159 against Flinders. After more th...

Old Boys – champion effort

PROVINCIAL PENINSULA Old Boys were crowned the best team in the MPCA on Sunday at 4.50pm when they crushed Crib Point in the Provincial Grand Final. Chasing 204 for victory, Peninsula Old Boys achiev...

Thirsty Merc

“I don’t know if anyone really thinks five years ahead in any tangible way… I’ve taken a long term approach to being a musician and my career with this band.” It’s a solid answer to a seemingly innoc...

Farewell concert for our soldiers

A farewell and presentation concert takes place at the Recreation Hall, on Saturday evening, March 18th, to Driver Alf Clarke, Gunner H. G. Upton, and Lance Corporal F.Knox, all of whom are in active...

New figures confirm overspending

SHIRE staff have given councillors revised details of their spending on seminars and conferences during the current council term that began in late 2012, as directed at a meeting last month. The new ...