Thursday, July 25, 2024

Kirstin Nicholson, The Koondrook and Barham Bridge Newspaper


Treacy 50 for Freo

Josh Treacy has notched up his 50th game with the Fremantle Dockers in style and continues to make a name for himself in the AFL world – and put Cohuna on the map. Dubbed the Big Cohuna, the 21-year-old from Cohuna has amassed 50 games and 57 goals in his four seasons with the Dockers.

Here to stay

Cohuna Consolidated School’s new principal is settling into his role nicely, and looks forward to a long and rewarding relationship with the school community ... The students have made a big first impression on their new principal, with Ben describing them as welcoming, courteous and well mannered, and says it is the most welcoming, friendliest place you can be.

Legend of the Ironman World

It is official – Scott Foreman is a legend. A legend in the ironman world. Scott was awarded 20-year legend status at the annual Ironman Australia event held in Port Macquarie on May 5, and he’s pretty stoked about it.

Corporal Randall has a Hawkei

Former Cohuna lad, Corporal Adam Randall has been featured by the Australian Army as one of their most experienced soldiers working on the Army’s newest light protected mobility vehicle, the Hawkei. Corporal Randall has more than 10 years’ experience in the Army ... the Hawkei, made by Thales in Bendigo, is a highly protected and deployable light vehicle ...

Eliza wows home crowd

The Leitchville Memorial Hall may be a far cry from the Sydney Opera House, but it rates highly as one of Eliza Hull’s top experiences. The musician, author, podcaster, writer and disability advocate performed to a full audience at Leitchville on Tuesday, April 30 as part of Leitchville LIVE – Presents.

Peter on target

It’s a good thing Englishman Peter Shuttleworth loves chatting to strangers when he’s holidaying. If he hadn’t struck up a conversation with the also holidaying John and Glenda Cleave back in 2013, he would never have discovered Cohuna ... once he heard there was a clay target club down the road, he came back for the club’s annual Anzac Day Shoot the following year – and kept coming.

Murray to Moyne keeps pedalling on

The return of the Cohuna Murray to Moyne cycling team after a seven-year break was a positive and successful one, with 15 riders completing the 510km course over two days. From flat open roads to winding hills, from calm and sunny weather to wind and coastal rains, the Cohuna District Hospital’s Murray to Moyne cycle relay team had it all...

Top breeding, top honour

Seeing your name in gold print on an honour roll is something special, but something not many of us achieve. For Greg and Kris Goulding from Johville Park Aussie Reds at Leitchville, it’s their outstanding genetics that have helped them reach that status. The Gouldings were inducted to the Genetics Australia Breeder Honour Roll...

World champ pumpkin paddler

It has elements of Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, but our story is far from a fairytale, and doesn’t take place in a magical far away land. Our story involves one man’s dream, giant pumpkin seeds, a pumpkin boat, and our mighty Murray River.

Frank thrives thanks to RCH

With the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Good Friday Appeal being held ... we have brought you the story of young Frank Skratulja, whose family has utilised the services of the hospital since June 2022 as well as the Mercy and Sunshine hospitals. Frank was born just before his identical twin brother Luka on May 25, 2022 at the Mercy Hospital.