Juniors display good form

Charlie Nicholson, after hitting an on side slog at last Tuesday’s junior cricket game at Ward Oval, looks to be a chip off the old block, and may have inherited his good batting form from his dad, Matthew Nicholson, who has scored many a run for the Nymagee and Cobar […]


Probus club kicks up their heels

The Cobar Probus Club ladies kicked up their heels at their Christmas party last Wednesday at the Empire Hotel. Members enjoyed a delicious traditional Christmas luncheon and, in lieu of exchanging gifts this year, members elected to make a cash donation which was collected and delivered to the local Centacare […]


New tanker for Geandale brigade

The Geandale Rural Fire Service Brigade is the latest local fire brigade to take delivery of a new fire fighting appliance, a Cat 7 fire tanker. The Geandale Brigade covers the area south of Cobar on the Kidman Way and south west along the Lerida Road. The appliance will be […]


Mitchell is Dux of the school

Year 12 student Mitchell Chaplain was named Cobar High School’s 2021 Dux of the Year collecting the school’s overall award for academic achievement. Mitchell also earned the University of Newcastle Year 12 Award for Academic Excellence; the Ampol Award for Best All Rounder in the Senior School and the Roy […]


Cobar Shire’s new council sworn in

Cobar’s mayor Peter Abbott and deputy mayor, Jarrod Marsden, will continue in their roles for the next two years after the mayor and deputy mayor positions were uncontested at last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting. Following the swearing-in of the new council of 11 last Thursday, Cr Abbott and Cr Marsden […]


Rachael wins $15,000 joker

Rachael Davis Manns was the lucky winner of the Cobar Memorial Services Club Joker Draw on Thursday night and picked up a $15,000 cash prize. Rachael (pictured above with Services Club staff member, Therese Bradley) was thrilled with her win and plans to spend the windfall on the construction of […]

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St John’s graduates of 2021

St John’s School staff, students and their families celebrated the graduation of the 2021 Year 6 students last Thursday night. The ceremony was held in St Laurence O’Toole Church and concluded with an evening meal and celebratory cupcakes to mark the end of primary school for students. The students are […]