In the Past is compiled from the Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society
25 YEARS AGO
Allan Norris is the first regional business operator to be elected to the executive of COSBOA, Australia's peak small business body.
Local musician, 16-year-old Vincent King has been nominated in the arts category of the Capital Television Young Achiever Awards.
The Wagga Technology High School production of Grease produced by Leonie Atkinson with musical director, Jann Chard is being presented in the school hall.
Director Barry Peddle said Riverina Institute of TAFE was expanding into buildings previously occupied by the Department of Public Works in Coleman Street.
A record number of entries have been received for this year's Wagga Eisteddfod with more than 2600 entries submitted in the fields of music, speech and dance.
Neville Chapple at Hore and Davies is advertising two Wagga milk runs for $40,000 and $87,500 both WIWO terms.
Chairman of Tourism Wagga Wagga Cr Kay Hull and Wagga Tourism marketing manager Luke Grealy show a new Wagga Convention Guide to general manager of Tourism NSW, Tony Thirlwell.
A disabled Wagga woman accused the Plaza Twin Cinema of discriminating against people with wheelchairs because they cannot access the upstairs theatre.
Finemores' truck drivers are told by management that they could lose their jobs if they fail to accept pay cuts.
Secretary of the Wagga Rural Lands Protection Board, Tony Pallet described a bleak outlook for the region with the Riverina and South West Slopes, except for the MIA, now declared drought affected.
Simone Quinn, Joelle Peters, Melanie Hale and Liesl Rethus from Yvonne O'Connor School of Dancing took exams with Jan Mills from the Royal Academy of Dancing.
Former District School Inspector and the man behind Pancakes of Wagga, Barry Beed has died after a long illness.
Principal of Charles Sturt University-Riverina, Professor Richard Johnstone, Tammy Lakeland and John Ireland of Wollundry Rotary attended the launch of the 1995 Wollundry Rotary scholarship program.
50 YEARS AGO
In the biggest concrete pouring undertaking yet seen in the Riverina, 350 cubic yards of concrete were poured between 3am and 6pm at the new SRCC building in Johnston Street.
Famous American vocal group The Inkspots appeared at the Wagga Leagues Club on Saturday night.
Roy and Kerry Chaplin are the new principals of the Riverina Ballroom Dancing Studios at the rear of the Neslo Arcade.
Miss Wagga Dawn Lowe arrived home from her overseas trip.
The Riverina's top jockey, Jim McIntyre has retired from race riding to become a fifth form student at Wagga's Trinity High School.
Mr and Mrs Trevor Burnett presented a cheque for $443 to Radio 2WG general manager, Mr K Buntain to be donated to the Haven appeal.
The Blue and White Formal Cabaret Ball conducted by Wagga High Ex-students Association will be held at the Police-Citizens Boys Club with $3 tickets available from Mrs Samuelson at Tijuana Fabrics and Mrs Oakman at American Dry Cleaners.
Wagga City Council has directed its industrial promotion officer, Mr J MacManamon not to approach local estate agents for listings of industrial lands and buildings for sale in Wagga.
A complete model train set on display at David Jones is being raffled by the Wagga Auxiliary of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
A 26-piece Black and Decker Electric Drill Set is being advertised by Edmondsons as an ideal Father's Day Gift for just $16.95.
Miss Diana Parker sponsored by the Gregadoo Rural Youth Club is the latest candidate for the 1970 Miss Wagga Quest.
Moran and Cato are selling Cadbury chocolate blocks for 16 cents and 8oz Arnott's Saos or Milk Coffee biscuits for 18 cents.
Dinah's Capitol Meat store, opposite Castles has barbecue sausages for 25 cents per pound and Lion lamb chops for 36 cents per pound.