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Originally published: Monday, 30th June, 2008
The late Harold Sforcina loved his Barrier Daily Truth and now thanks to his foresight, future generations can find 1930s editions in the local archives. Harold carefully preserved a collection of 1933 editions which that year reported on the "Back to Broken Hill Jubilee celebrations"
Originally published: Friday, 27th June, 2008
Thirty-five artworks will compete for top honours in this year's prestigious Outback Art Prize.
The annual BH Regional Art Gallery competition attracted 68 entries from artists all over Australia, said the gallery's manager, Bruce Tindale.
Originally published: Thursday, 26th June, 2008
Broken Hill is shaping as an important incubator for AFL Club Port Power, which has just added a second local to its scholarship program.
Originally published: Wednesday, 25th June, 2008
Barking dogs foiled a wouldbe burglar at a house in Chapple Lane on Monday night.
Originally published: Tuesday, 24th June, 2008
Passenger numbers on Regional Express’s Adelaide and Sydney services continue to grow. City Council figures show that more than 5,500 passengers flew with Rex in May - a record for the local airport.
Originally published: Monday, 23rd June, 2008
Red Nose Day is coming up again, and everyone is encouraged to get silly for a great cause. Buying a red nose on June 27 is a way of showing support for the annual event, which is the major fundraiser for SIDS and Kids. SIDS and Kids is dedicated to the elimination of sudden infant death. Originally established to undertake research and provide education about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the charity expanded in 2002 to provide a wide range of services. Today SIDS and Kids gives counselling and support to families who have suffered the sudden death of a young child, no matter what the cause.
Originally published: Friday, 20th June, 2008
City Council and police will increase their patrols at the cemetery after vandals attacked and damaged about 20 graves.
Originally published: Thursday, 19th June, 2008
Thirteen new low-care beds would be created as part of a proposal by Southern Cross Care (SCC) to build a new 40-bed aged care home to replace the War Veterans hostel.
Originally published: Wednesday, 18th June, 2008
Video games have breached the age barrier, with some of the city's oldest residents picking up a game controller for the first time.
Originally published: Tuesday, 17th June, 2008
A man charged with murdering a woman in Ivanhoe on Saturday had only recently been released from jail, police told the Local Court yesterday.
Originally published: Monday, 16th June, 2008
Willyama High School's most senior students will give have their last hurrah next month at the school's Mid Year Music Concert.
Originally published: Friday, 13th June, 2008
Despite some delays, the $3 million redevelopment of the local Flying Doctor base is on track for completion by the end of the year. South Eastern Section executive director, Clyde Thomson, said yesterday that he still expected work to expand the base to be finished by December.
Originally published: Thursday, 12th June, 2008
The weekend's rain was good to Broken Hill, flowing into the city's storages and filling them to their highest level in seven years.
Originally published: Wednesday, 11th June, 2008
It's not every day a bird hits powerlines and lives to squawk about it.
Originally published: Tuesday, 10th June, 2008
Organiser, Phil Grossi said that the rain didn't dampen any spirits as more than 90 local and interstate shooters competed in their best period attire over the weekend.
Originally published: Friday, 6th June, 2008
Marian Bishop has been honoured as an Outstanding Graduating Student by the NSW Far Western Institute of TAFE.
Originally published: Thursday, 5th June, 2008
The Mica Street water treatment plant upgrade project will receive a $13.2 million boost from the State Budget.
Originally published: Wednesday, 4th June, 2008
The State Budget was a "disappointment" for Broken Hill and designed only to shore up Labor seats under threat from the government's proposal to privatise the electricity industry, according to local MP, John Williams.
Originally published: Tuesday, 3rd June, 2008
Broken Hill is supporting a proposal that mining towns get a percentage of the royalties paid to the State Government by mining companies.
Councils could use the money to help fund infrastructure works being affected by mining operations, the NSW Shires Association Conference has been told.