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Matty whips up interest in show

CELEBRITY chef Outback Matty visited his former school, Sale College, on Monday ahead of his appearance at the Maffra Show this weekend.

Award for Arbuthnot

NAMBROK dairy farmer Alex Arbuthnot has been recognised for his lifelong association with agriculture and land management was awarded the National Farmers' Federation Award of Honour on Monday night.

Talented artist’s $40,000 prize

BETTER known for her wildlife art, Munro artist Dawn Stubbs has won a prestigious $40,000 art prize with a portrait.

Arresting performance

MORE than 530 students and teachers had a "Goodtime" when the Victorian Police Showband and Pipeband performed the hit song at Sale Memorial Hall on Wednesday.

Huge night carnival for Maffra Show

A SATURDAY night full of entertainment for the whole family is planned for this weekend's Maffra Show.

St Mary’s Carnivale

Sale’s St Mary’s Primary School will host its annual family fun night, Carnivale, on Friday from 5pm. 

Coal Seam Gas Wellington Awareness Group is urging

Coal Seam Gas Wellington Awareness Group is urging people interested in the coal seam gas issue to attend tonight's Wellington Shire Council meeting.

Drunk and drugged drivers nabbed

Drunk and drugged drivers have been netted in police operations during the past two weekends which have also uncovered a variety of other offences.

Appeal for Travis Abel continues

More than $37,000 has been raised in the local community to help a 23-year-old local man hospitalised with a rare form of  leukaemia.

Students and teachers rescued

A large  co-ordinated emergency rescue effort swung into action last week after a group of students became stranded in snow, 40 kilometres north-east of Licola.

Forensics called in

A police forensics team has been called to Heyfield to examine a deliberately lit fire between Coongulla and Heyfield at Glenmaggie Weir Rd and Glenmaggie Weir.

Gippsland Show entries close soon

ENTRIES for Gippsland’s premier agricultural show, the Gippsland Show, Sale close next week.

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