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6 2019 Dec

WORKFORCE REQUESTS – FRIDAY 6th December 2019 PHONE NUMBER 6947 9963)

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Friday 6th December 2019

LOTTS FAMILY HOTEL $94.30

Winner – David Pollack, Gundagai Golf Course – Gundagai

COMMERCIAL HOTEL $96.30

Winner – Peter Crowe – Tumut

FRIDAY FUN PACK

Winner – Mitchell Goodsall – Gundagai

Pubs

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6 2019 Dec

PIE IN THE SKY, BIRTHDAY CAKE WINNER – Friday 6th December 2019

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PIE IN THE SKY

6th December 2019

Winner:  Angela Ballard – Tumut

Pie In The Sky+

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6 2019 Feb

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE with Pete and Blackie

Wednesday Nights from 7pm-9pm.

With Peter Sheather and Michael (Blackie) Black

“Includes Ray White Tumut – Triple Treat Teasers”

“Includes Star Hotel Tumut – song request voucher on the night”

Listen in you could be a winner

The 1970s created a perfect musical bridge from the rebelliousness of the 1960s and the happy songs that are characteristic of the 1980s. Following the counterculture of the 60s, the and the 70s created a trend of relaxing music as well as dance music. People may have grown tired of the fighting that happened the previous decade and many of them sought a refuge in dance clubs and other places to enjoy a good time. Out of this idea emerged the Disco movement. Of course, there were still the bands and artists that continued to speak of the ills of society, typically characterized by the punk music in the latter part of the decade. Although the rebellious idea had died down shortly following Woodstock in 1969, there were still many people that disagreed with the establishment and the way the country was being run. Most people, though, were just looking for another way to vent their frustrations, which helped to give rise to the fun that disco music provided. The 1970’s was not a unique decade in terms of creating innovations in musical styles and genres, but it was unique in that it was a musical bridge connecting the hippie lifestyle of the 1960s with the characteristic yuppie lifestyle that was about to occur in the 1980s.

The 1980s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave. As disco fell out of fashion in the decade’s early years, genres such as post-discoItalo discoEuro disco and dance-popbecame more popular. Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience. Soft rockglam metalthrash metalshred guitar characterized by heavy distortion, pinch harmonics and whammy bar abuse became very popular. Adult contemporaryquiet storm, and smooth jazz gained popularity. In the late 1980s, glam metal became the largest, most commercially successful brand of music in the United States and worldwide.[

The 1980s are commonly remembered for an increase in the use of digital recording, associated with the usage of synthesizers, with synth-pop music and other electronic genres featuring non-traditional instruments increasing in popularity. Also during this decade, several major electronic genres were developed, including electrotechnohousefreestyle and Eurodance, rising in prominence during the 1990s and beyond. Throughout the decade, R&Bhip hop and urban genres were becoming commonplace, particularly in the inner-city areas of large, metropolitan cities; rap was especially successful in the latter part of the decade,[ with the advent of the golden age of hip hop. These urban genres—particularly rap and hip hop—would continue their rise in popularity through the 1990s and 2000s.

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26 2019 Jul

PETER RUSSELL-CLARKE – Friday recipes

Friday 6th December 2019:

G’day,

Christmas is pulled towards us as Rudolph and his mates negotiate the rooftops and my son Peter III, his wife Jan II and their two children Sierra and Laya follow and no doubt pass them as the family are to spend Christmas with me and Jan I.

Therefore, folks, I need to unwrap my thoughts about what little girls eat – or like to eat and still get their fill of nutritious and essential goodies to assist them to outdo their heroine Dolly Parton (or mine, Sophia Loren.). Sophia famously said “All you see is due to spaghetti” – (more on spaghetti later.)

So, dear follower of all things healthy, I share with you this childishly simple ‘Sierra and Laya Christmas Special’. (It’s an adaption of French Toast.)

* The bread’s made from wheat and seeds etc.

* The eggs are a packaged vitamin pill.

* The cheese and milk are calcium.

* Butter is better (in moderation).

* All the above combined taste terrific.

PS. Mind you they’ll get their Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts hit too.

HONEYED FRENCH TIOAST. 8 eggs; 50 ml milk; pinch of salt; 4 large doorstep slices of wholemeal seed bread; 1 tablespoon of butter; honey to serve; cinnamon to sprinkle; enough slices of tasty Cheddar cheese to lightly cover the bread.

Beat the eggs and milk together with a pinch of salt and pour into a wide, shallow dish.

Soak the bread slices in the egg mixture for at least 5 minutes making sure all the egg mixture is soaked up.

Melt the butter in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Lay as many of the soaked bread slices in one layer in the pan as you can. You may have to cook them in batches.

Fry the bread for two or three minutes each side then lift them out of the pan and put them on a plate, drizzle them with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Lay slices of tasty cheese over the lot and serve.

(Don’t grill the cheese.)

PS. I know the girls like blueberries and the adults tomatoes or maybe caperberries, so they could top the cheese!

12 2019 Mar

SATURDAY FOOTBALL ROUND UP

Saturday Football Round Up from the 16th March with Pat Ferguson and Kevin Turner.

Saturday mornings from 8.30am.

Includes all AFL, NRL and Group 9 Rugby League, Southern Inland Rugby Union, Murray Cup Rugby League, Mount Beauty and Districts AFL News.

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12 2018 Nov

SCHOOL NEWS

,strong>Monday 9:10am Walwa Primary School
Monday 9:45am:     Gundagai South
Monday 10:30am:  Tumut Public School

Monday 10:40am:  Cabramurra (1st & 3rd Month)

Monday 11:15am:     Brungle School (Fortnightly2nd & 4th)
Monday 2:15pm:     St Josephs, Adelong

Tuesday 11:40am:   Gundagai High School (Fortnightly 1st & 3rd)
Tuesday 1:45pm:     St Mary’s Batlow
Tuesday 2:30pm:   Gadara School (Last Tuesday each month)

Wednesday 9:30am:     McAuley Catholic
Wednesday 10:45am Adelong Public (2nd and 4th Wednesday)
Wednesday 11:10am:  Gundagai Public
Wednesday 2:15pam:   St Patricks Gundagai
Wednesday 2:15pm:     Talbingo (Fortnightly 2nd & 4th)

Thursday 10:30am:    Franklin Public School
Thursday 11:15am Tumut High School
Thursday 11:15am:    Little Possums (1st Thursday)
Thursday 11:15am:    Tumut Preschool (2nd Thursday)  
Thursday 11:15am:    Adelong Preschool (4th Thursday)

Friday 11:15am:          Nangus School (Fortnightly 1st & 3rd)
Friday 11:15am              Bongongo School
Friday 1.15pm:              Batlow Technology

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22 2017 May

SATURDAY MORNING SPORT – WITH PAT FERGUSON

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WHERE BACK:

Pat Ferguson hosts Saturday Morning Sport, each Saturday from 9am – 12 midday.

 

Scott McLaughlin and Pat Ferguson

 

 

 

Pat and Sharni Williams, current caption of Australia Ladies Rugby Sevens.

Sharni is looking forward to competing at the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016.

Pat June 2015

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23 2016 Sep

PHYLLIS DOWLING _ Photos of the High Country

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Francis Dunn's Headstone

Francis Dunn’s Headstone

CWA Yarrangobilly

CWA Yarrangobilly

 

 

Francis Dunn's Grave Peppersorn on Long Plain died there September 1890

Francis Dunn’s Grave Peppersorn on Long Plain died there September 1890

 

 

 

 

 

Car In Spot Of Bother Bullocks Hill 1930's

Car In Spot Of Bother Bullocks Hill 1930’s

 

 

 

Harold Walsh and Phyllis Harris Bluewater Hole 1938

Harold Walsh and Phyllis Harris Bluewater Hole 1938

 

 

 

 

 

Hut built by Hedger and Seers Long Plain about 1950 when they had the lease

Hut built by Hedger and Seers Long Plain about 1950 when they had the lease

 

 

 

 

Built on Long Plain by Campbell Bros. from Ellerslie Station in 1916. Originally called Dr. Campbell’s, later Oddy’s then Col  Ibbotson’s now Long Plain Homestead.  this photo C1937 - 1939

Built on Long Plain by Campbell Bros. from Ellerslie Station in 1916. Originally called Dr. Campbell’s, later Oddy’s then Col Ibbotson’s now Long Plain Homestead. this photo C1937 – 1939

 

 

 

 

George Oddy, Jack Agnew and Alvy Oddy at what is now known as Long Plain Homestead   C 1937 – 1939.  Note rabbit skins hanging to dry

George Oddy, Jack Agnew and Alvy Oddy at what is now known as Long Plain Homestead C 1937 – 1939. Note rabbit skins hanging to dry

 

 

 

Cattle that were snowed in at Coolamine Plains in July 1964 makeing their way out along Long plain

Cattle that were snowed in at Coolamine Plains in July 1964 makeing their way out along Long plain

 

Coolamine Plains Station c.1900

Coolamine Plains Station c.1900

1960 Coolamine

1960 Coolamine

 

Blue Water Hole House c.1940 Harris House for 10 years

Blue Water Hole House c.1940 Harris House for 10 years

Percy Harris and Noel Sephton setting off on droving trip to mountains

Percy Harris and Noel Sephton setting off on droving trip to mountains

 

Spencers first hut 1936 near Blue Water Hole built of sods

Spencers first hut 1936 near Blue Water Hole built of sods

 

Spencer 2nd Hut 1936 walls of malthoid and tin roof

Spencer 2nd Hut 1936 walls of malthoid and tin roof

 

Toilet Spencers Hut 1943 Built with sods and note snow on ground

Toilet Spencers Hut 1943 Built with sods and note snow on ground

 

Spencers family at ruins of their hut 1 May 1980

 

Kiandra Main Street c.1902

Kiandra Main Street c.1902

 

 

Transporting Meat Kiandra c.1900

 

Tourists Into Kiandra c.1900-1910

Tourists Into Kiandra c.1900-1910

 

 

 


Cattle along Long Plain July 1964 Lac Maxwell and Noel Sephton

Cattle along Long Plain July 1964 Lac Maxwell and Noel Sephton

Clyde Miller last of the cattle along Long Plain July 1964

Clyde Miller last of the cattle along Long Plain July 1964


Old Flour Mill

Old Flour Mill

Old Flour Mill where tyre service is now corner of Capper St and the Snowy Mountains Highway

 

 

 

 

 

Old Highway up Rules Hill this side of Rules Point

Old Highway up Rules Hill this side of Rules Point

 

 

Harry Eurells Mail Car on the way to Rules Point

Harry Eurells Mail Car on the way to Rules Point

 

Main street Kiandra looking north

Main street Kiandra looking north

 

 

Main street Kiandra looking south

Main street Kiandra looking south

 

 

Harold Walsh and Bill Harris setting off to Rules Point with a load of rabbit skins. C1940

Harold Walsh and Bill Harris setting off to Rules Point with a load of rabbit skins. C1940

24 2016 Sep

BRAYDEN ELLIOTT

Saturday 24th September 2016

 

Brayden with Pat Ferguson this morning for the Sports Show.

 

We all wish Brayden well for Winton next weekend.

 

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28 2016 Mar

DAVE CLEE – Organisor of the Camaro Firebird & Us Muscle Car Nationals

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Dave Clee (organisor) Camaro-Firebird & US Muscle Cars Nationals held in the Tumut region.
Dave with his Pontiac Turbo V6, which was the Official Pace Car

in the 73rd Indianapolis 500, 28th May 1989.

Dave Clee