25 years ago
A special Dinner at Romano’s Hotel marked the 40th anniversary of the Wagga Rescue Club.
Ron Haste is retiring from the Farrer League board of management after 35 years of dedicated service.
About 250 people gathered in Wagga for a reunion of descendants of John and Elizabeth Carn.
For their work in providing facilities for cancer patients, the Lions Clubs of Wagga, Central Wagga and South Wagga have received an award at the Herald Service Club Award presentations in Sydney.
Wagga City Council will spend up to $1500 to put its draft Corporate Plan into readable English.
The Wagga Police and friends Charity Golf Day raised $2800 each for the Police Citizens Youth Club and Wagga Base Hospital.
Kaiser Stuhl champagne is advertised for $2.79 by Jewel Food and Liquor Barn at 39 Peter Street.
A special function was held at Charles Sturt University to honour Edward Reid-Smith who was founding head of the first library school devoted to distance education in Australia.
A representative game of touch between Wagga and Griffith was called off and abandoned by referee Rex Smith after a wild brawl involving players and spectators.
Wagga builder Kerry Pascoe has again asked Wagga City Council’s permission to build a first floor restaurant on to his Chares Sturt Motel in Tarcutta Street
50 years ago
Girl Guides, Robyn Kelly and Beverley McGrath have been awarded the Queen’s badge which is the highest honour in Guiding.
The storekeepers section of the Chamber of Commerce has decided not to grant employees a half day holiday for the Wagga Gold Cup meeting next year.
Twenty members of the Wagga Pony Club were given instruction from Mr and Mrs Willsallen, Mrs Cheney and Mr Pearce at an all-day rally.
John Wood, a 22-year-old sales assistant and a member of the Scout Movement for 11 years is the first scout in the Wagga District to be awarded the coveted Rambler’s Badge.
South Wagga Apex is holding a manure drive and promising prompt delivery of manure at 10/- per bag or $2/10/- per utility.
Saturday, November 21: War Birds Downunder full day airshow. Temora Aviation Museum. Phone 6977 1088.
Friday, December 4 at 7.30pm: Wagga Veterans & Vintage Motor Club.
Sunday, December 6 at 10.30am: Historic Engine Club Museum, Baden Powell Drive opens today.
Wednesday, December 9: Combined Christmas Party Wagga and District Historical and Family History Societies at RDA Plumpton Road.
Wednesday, December 9: Wagga and District Family History Society, Tarakan Avenue closed for summer break.
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