2021

2021 Ladies Golf champions decided

ships were decided over the weekend after the competition was hotly contested on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s play was however marred by a few unwelcome spectators on the course as golfers had to contend with snakes sunning themselves on three different holes. Fortunately none were interested enough to go […]

2021

Plater named 2021 Player of the Year

Cobar Roosters’ Thomas Plater has been announced as the Christie and Hood Castle-reagh 2021 First Grade Player of the Year. Plater, a new arrival in Cobar after his ap-pointment as a teacher at Cobar High at the start of the year, quickly established himself as a high quality hooker for […]

2021

Premiers from 1971

It’s 50 years tomorrow since the Cobar Rugby League Football Club were victors in the Group 15 First Grade 1971 Grand Final playing under captain/coach Brian Lawrence. Cobar finished as 33-6 winners over Bourke. That season Cobar was also awarded the Country Rugby League Clayton’s Cup for the best overall […]

2021

VIEW members take virtual trip to Italy

Cobar VIEW Club ladies indulged in a vir-tual trip to Italy at their September luncheon meeting last Tuesday. The Empire Hotel’s function room took on the atmosphere of an Italian Café with colourful checked tablecloths, baskets of crusty loaves, olives and garlic in true Italian style. Hostess, Cindy Bryan and […]

2021

Local shares her breast cancer journey

One local resident, who’s just been diagnosed with her fourth lot of breast cancer, is hoping that Cobar women will be proactive when it comes to their breast health care. Larissa Johnson, who’s just 33 and has recently been diagnosed for the fourth time with breast cancer, first found a […]

2021

Abbott and Marsden returned

There was no change to Cobar Shire Council’s leadership team at the Mayoral elections last week with Cr Peter Abbott returned as Mayor and Cr Jarrod Marsden as Deputy Mayor. Both were re-elected uncontested to their positions at Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting. The pair will continue to lead Council until […]