Local music teacher Judy Toomey helped to transport a group of local youth to Hawaii last week at the Cobar Shire Library when she offered students tips on how to play the ukulele. The classes to learn to play the iconic Hawaiian instrument were offered as part of Cobar Shire Council’s school holiday youth activities. The miniature four-string guitar embraces Hawaiian culture and it’s reported that just about anyone can learn to play it. Pictured with Judy (at far right) are students Oscar Degn, Isabella Degn, Ryan Jiang, Sophie Beer and Indigo Ryan.
A group of 10 Cobar Girl Guides headed to Sydney over the weekend to join other Girl Guides from around the state to experience canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing. The girls completed a variety of training including an exercise that required them to capsize their canoe and swim to […]
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 […]
After three years of preparing, local Tony Jacklin and his mate Todd Small from the Central Coast, headed off yesterday for who knows where. The pair are taking part in the 10th annual Mystery Box Rally which raises funds for can-cer, however they don’t actually know where they are going. […]