In the Past is compiled from The Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
25 Years Ago
Barbara Parker and Cynthia Marshallsea retired from Woolworth's after 22 and 29 years, respectively.
The Holy See has awarded governance of Mt Erin High school to the Presentation Sisters following a two-year battle between the order and Bishop William Brennan over the management of the school.
Councillor Mary Kidson was elected as Chairman of the New South Wales Public Libraries Association.
Councillors, Joe Mason-Cox, Ron Harris, and Ken McKenzie have announced their intention not to renominate for the Council elections due in September.
Nauma Mortimer who served for nearly 10 years as matron at Wagga Base Hospital before resigning to marry Wagga solicitor Charles Mortimer died one week before her 97th birthday.
Kincaid Street residents are opposing a development application by Dallow's reception centre to establish a pool hall on their premises.
Wagga cyclist Josh Collingwood won a world title in the junior road time trial in Ravenna, Italy.
Outspoken commentator and historian, Professor Geoffrey Blainey addressed a sell-out function organised by Small Business People Wagga Branch.
Wagga City Council rejected a works committee recommendation to construct a cul-de-sac in Broad Street at its intersection with Travers Street.
Wagga is hosting more than 1200 players from over 40 associations for the 1995 State veteran's hockey championships.
50 Years Ago
The newly formed girls' soccer team, the Wagga United Ponytails, with coach Don Hudson, is the only junior female soccer team in Wagga.
Boy Scouts, Graham Willis and Mark Toohey are pictured in The Daily Advertiser washing car headlights free of charge in Fitzmaurice Street as a lead up to Scout Job Week which begins this week.
Five male students have resigned, and another has been suspended from the Wagga Teachers College following an investigation into marijuana smoking by the C.I.B. Drug squad.
Two Wagga men aged 21 and 18 were sentenced to six years and four years gaol for an armed robbery at Mrs Moiler's shop in Edward Street.
Kangaroos president, Mr Maurice Kelly presented the latest Miss Rugby League contestant, Miss Sue Dowd, with her $10 prize.
Some Meadow Street residents have threatened to destroy trees planted by council on nature strips in front of their homes.
Jack Skeers in Baylis Street is selling Honda motorbikes from $299 or $62.50 deposit and easy terms.
David Jones are selling electric toasters with five shade control for $11.95 and 2 stroke lawnmowers for $110.