Cobar Rotary wins environmental award

The Rotary Club of Cobar, with a bit of help from the Cobar Girl Guides, has won an environmental award for their container recycling program. The Cobar club was recently announced as the winner of the Rotary District 9670 Preserve Planet Earth Award for the best environmental program in the […]


Great racing action at autumn race meeting

Jake Barrett was a proud apprentice jock-ey when he hoisted the impressive WesTrac Cobar Cup above his head after winning the Cobar Miners Race Club feature race on Saturday. Aboard the Connie Greig, Dubbo-trained Valadyium, this was the first Cup won by Barrett, who is on loan to Dubbo trainer […]


Working behind the scenes

A glimpse into what goes on behind the scenes at a race meeting—Chief Steward Sarah Morrish checking the weight of jockey Angela Cooper and her gear after Cooper finished third on Jawsome in Race 4 at the Cobar Miners Race Club Autumn Meeting on Saturday. Cooper rode all six races […]


Cobar netballers had a ball on tour

Cobar Netball Association took a tour group of 47 players, coaches, umpires and helpers to Newcastle last weekend for the club’s first Sister City tour. The Cobar teams kicked off the weekend by participating in a ‘Nettyheads’ netball skills session which was a valuable learning experi-ence. Each team was put […]


Students went cross country

Cobar Public School students competed at the Nyngbar Cross Country event in Hermidale last Thursday. All students displayed great sportsmanship with a number of students qualifying to compete at the next level in Geurie later this month. ▪ Photo contributed


CWA Far Western public Speaking Competition

Four Cobar Public School students competed in the CWA Far Western Public Speaking Competition last week in Bourke. Tilly Doll and Myah Paul competed in the Year 3/4 category. Tilly received a Highly Commended award for her speech, ‘What’s in the Box’ and Myah entertained the judges with her humorous […]


Students join the police line-up

Cobar High School’s Stage 5 Commerce class and their teacher Krystie Neale, visited the Cobar Police Station last week. The class is currently studying the topic of Law in Action and learning about laws and the rights and responsibilities of young people. Cobar Police Constable Tony Martin gave students an […]


Everybody’s reading their Family Tree

St John’s students, staff and families joined the 22nd National Simultaneous Story Time (NSS) last Wednesday at the school. This year’s story was ‘Family Tree’ by Josh Pyke. NSS is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association to promote the value of reading and literacy. One Australian book […]