Compiled from The Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
25 Years Ago
A Federal Government tax hike is expected to push fuel prices in Wagga over 80 cents per litre in Wagga this week.
Marcia Rumble has been recognised as a Champion Regional Fundraiser in the 1994 Grandparent of the Year Awards for her fundraising efforts for the NSW Arthritis Foundation.
Talented local athletes Scott Crozier, Trent Kelly, Melanie and Sonya Bradley have been selected to represent Wagga in the inaugural New South Wales Youth Games which will be held in Sydney.
Former Riverina boxing champion, Reg Montgomery died at the Mary Potter Nursing Home aged 83 years.
Footballing legend, Arthur Summons has handed over to Bruce Piercy as general manager of the Wagga Leagues Club after 30 years in the position.
Graham Cross has resigned as general manager of 2WG and FM93 less than three weeks after orchestrating the launch of Wagga's first commercial FM radio station.
Chris Schmidt, Council's manager of economic development services said there was a possibility that Freight Rail's proposed container terminal at Bomen could become an "inland port".
John Wood and Carlo Donebus are host Lions for Daniella Sola and Serena Bonfanti, Italian exchange students in Wagga as part of a Lions Club International Youth Exchange.
Community Princess Jeannette Bailie and Miss Wagga, Sondra Kremerskothen leave Wagga this week for their overseas trip to Wagga's sister city, Nordlingen in Germany.
Wagga and Narrandera have been declared drought affected as the condition grips almost 60 per cent of NSW up from 45 percent in July and just 10 percent in January.
Musicians and vocalists from Vianney College and friends held a family concert at the Kooringal Sacred Heart Centre.
Mrs Joy Surrey, president of the NSW Women's Bowling Association joined members of the Riverina District Women's Bowling Association holding their 40th Birthday celebrations at the Wagga RSL Club.
The new District Governor of Rotary District 9700, Ian Mackay, is visiting Wagga and wants to change the perception of Rotary to create a better community understanding of the work of Rotarians.
The Wagga RSL Sub-branch has donated $1,000 to the Wagga Base Hospital's appeal raising funds for new equipment.
50 Years Ago
Wagga PMG Divisional Engineer, Mr H H Turner said that almost 50 cases of vandalism on telephone boxes had been reported to him in the past two weeks.
Three small schools in the Wagga District, Plahgoman, Westby and Wallaroobie will close when the school spring vacation starts later this month.
The Inspector in charge of Griffith Police, Inspector Herb Smith is succeeding Inspector W Hart as inspector in charge of the Wagga sub-district.
Wagga's oldest bowler, Mr Frank Selff, 85 is pictured in the Daily Advertiser measuring his winning ball in this week's tournament.
John Braid presented football jumpers to Mt Austin High School to be worn in the Carroll Cup Australian Rules Competition between Wagga's High Schools beginning this year.
400 Students from Wagga schools are rehearsing together for the Festival of Combined Choirs to be held during Education Week.
Southern Riverina County Council Chief Electrical Engineer, Mr Herb Wilson, said street lighting in Baylis and Fitzmaurice Streets was being improved by the installation of mercury vapour lamps.
Mount Erin High School Students, Leslie Fitzpatrick and Diane Withers won first and second prizes in the Wagga CWA poster competition.
Collins and Hoye at 15 Kincaid Street have large steaming fowls for $1 each and Roasting Ducks for 42 cents lb. They open on Saturday until 11.30am and delivery is free.
The Wagga Chamber of Commerce has sent a special message of congratulations to American astronauts Armstrong, Collins and Aldrin on the successful completion of their Apollo 11 mission.