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CPS’s sports champions

Cobar Public School handed out awards to their sports champions at the school’s end of year presentation day last Tuesday at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Pictured are the Athletics and Cross Country Champions: Dakota Connolly (11 Years Girl Athletics and Cross Country); Tayla Brilley (Junior Girl Cross Country); […]

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Christmas cheer for drought-hit locals

A friendship made while on holidays has helped to bring a generous donation of goods and cash to Cobar for families struggling in the drought. Tracey Kelly from KT OOSH (Out of School Hours) in Rouse Hill, Sydney, met Cobar’s Huon and Gilbert families a number of years ago while […]

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Kamikaze Pilots crash and burn

BNB dethroned the Squalleyball reigning premiers, Kamikaze Pilots, in a thrilling 3-2 win last Thursday night at the Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre. Apart from a short hiccup earlier this season when some of their players were overseas, Kamikaze Pilots has definitely been the dominant team of this competition. In […]

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Cricket match in Paula’s honour

The first Paula Potter Cup cricket tournament was played on Saturday in Nymagee in memory of local woman Paula Potter, who passed away in 2013. The Nymagee team defeated Tottenham, with Nymagee’s Chad Buckman being named the Man of the Match. Pictured are Paula’s children Owen and Alice Potter with […]

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Quick decision needed for funds

Cobar Shire Councillors last week were called upon to make a quick decision on how to allocate $1.5million in tourism funding. After much debate, councillors decided the money would be spent on upgrading the Great Cobar Heritage Centre. The matter was “sprung on” councillors at last Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting […]

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Spreading Christmas Cheer

Leanne Mackay (pictured above with her grandchildren Nyah and Hunter) has been named the joint winner of the Judges’ Choice category in this year’s Cobar Weekly and Cobar Powerhouse Christmas Cheer competition. Leanne’s Echidna Avenue display shared the title this year with Bob and Wendy Maher of Jandra Crescent, while […]