25 years ago
Linda Elliott was crowned Miss Wagga 1991 and Lisa Prest, Community Princess at a twilight ceremony in the Botanic Gardens.
Jim Booth has been appointed manager of the new ABC Radio Riverina station.
More than 250 Vietnam veterans marched down Baylis Street to the cenotaph as part of the Riverina Vietnam Diggers reunion.
Harvey Norman advertised an IBM compatible computer with 640k RAM and 20MEG hard drive for $1499.
A Wagga man and a youth from Jindabyne were jailed for the armed robbery of the Riverina Australian Football Club in September.
The Don Burrows Quintet is playing at the Wagga Leagues Club.
Member for Wagga Joe Schipp opened the Riverina Co-op Societies new warehouse in Fitzharding Street.
South Wagga Lions Club’s fifth annual Dragon Boat races are being held at Lake Albert.
50 years ago
An old home in Kincaid Street is being renovated by the St Vincent de Paul Society to become a hostel for homeless men to be known as the Edel Quinn Shelter.
Peter Hilton won the best and fairest award and his brother Ian the coach’s trophy at the Kangaroo’s victory banquet held at the Leagues Club.
Champion Wagga golfer, Robyn Bennett, has been included in the NSW junior team to tour New Zealand.
Normie Rowe and the Playboy’s are coming to Wagga’s Civic Theatre. Bookings at David Jones.
The Wagga Flying Club has been reformed. Committee members include Keith Condon whose father formed the original Wagga Flying Club.
Prizes for babies up to 18 months were awarded at the St Paul’s Church of England fete and baby show.
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