Former Cobar Catholic parish priest Fr Paul Finucane was back in town on Friday night with a group of Year 10, 11 and 12 students from St Leo’s College in Sydney with Aboriginal liaison officer David Ella from the Broken Bay Diocese. The group spent the first night of their eight day outback pilgrimage tour in Cobar taking in the local sights and enjoying the Fort Bourke Hill look out over New Cobar mine. The group plans to adventure further west and explore Mt Grenfell, Broken Hill, Menindee Lakes, Lake Mungo and White Cliffs as part of their tour.
After the rain during the week, and with a fine, sunny day on Sunday, shooters came out of the wood work for the Cobar Amateur Pistol Club’s 25 Metre Centrefire/Sports Pistol event. Under the guidance of Merv O’Brien who was the Range Officer for the day, a first in recent […]
Cobar Mining Contractors business owner Tony Ellison (far right) with his wife Shey and son Max (far left) donated $500 each to the Australian Army Cadets Cobar Unit and Cobar Girl Guides. On hand to accept the donations last Thursday were Captain Colleen Boucher (Cadets) and Cathy Manns (Girl Guides). […]
The 2015 Festival of the Miner’s Ghost preparation is underway with the first meeting held at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club last Thursday. Cobar Shire Council’s tourism officer John Martin said the meeting was well attended with 18 people from a number of different local clubs and organisations lending […]