CPS claim Nyngbar trophy … again!

The Cobar Public School (CPS) athletics team brought home the Nyngbar trophy after winning the point score competition at the annual athletics carnival held in Nyngan on Friday. CPS has won the trophy for the past five consecutive years. Students who finished in first or second places in their respective […]


St John’s Yr 3/4 side claims the cup

St John’s School Year 3/4 netball team claimed the Ridley-Trudgett Cup in their division at the Ridley-Trudgett Gala Day in Warren last Friday. The team finished the day undefeated to claim a win in the Year 3/4 division. St John’s School and Cobar Public School 5/6 teams also competed at […]


Future Farmers Project

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton (at centre) called into Hermidale Public School recently to check on the students’ Future Farmers project which sees all seven of the school’s students involved in the entire cropping process. “It’s not only about teaching them about all aspects of farming, but it’s helping […]


Colourful crew at St John’s

  St John’s School staff and students last week celebrated Book Week by dressing up as their favourite book characters. They also celebrated with a book fair sale and invited family members and friends to join them for lunch on the lawn. Pictured above are the staff dressed up as […]


Students give voice to their ideas

St John’s School held the finals of their Public Speaking competition at the school last Wednesday. Pictured above are Year 2’s finalists Sophia Le Lievre, Michael Rogers and Xavier Foster, whose topic was ‘Country life is better than city life’. Students in other classes were tasked with discussing the benefits/disadvantages […]


Celebrating 100 years!

Edna Neale has been waiting a long time for “her letter from the Queen” and it arrived earlier this week (along with numerous cards and congratulatory letters) in time for Enda’s 100th birthday today. Born in Glebe in 1922, Enda came to Cobar in 1948 with her husband Bill who […]

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Stokes stakes a claim on Golden Clay 2022 title

The Cobar Clay Target Club welcomed 149 shooters from Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and all around New South Wales for the 45th annual Golden Clay Tar-get Shoot over the weekend. The popular annual event on the shooting calendar, also featured the NSW Junior State Championships and Night State Point Score […]