Monthly Archives: October 2013

Suicide Awareness

By Sally Alden Suicide remains the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15-44 and Kerry-Anne Nelson from Gypsy Moth Jewellers in Quirindi believes asking someone if they are considering taking their own life is one of the best things a friend can do. “Talking about suicide is difficult for everyone, but we have to face the facts that more people die from suicide in rural NSW...

Angelina welcomed with open arms

Oscar winner Angelina Jolie surprised Werris Creek yet again on Tuesday October 1 with another secret visit. The Hollywood superstar sent the town into a spin when she arrived to take another look around, with people from all over gathering to catch a glimpse of the celebrity. The film will be based on the book “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand. The story of Olympian and WWII hero Louis...

Storm season hits with a bang

Storm season hit with a bang on Sunday evening with winds lashing at buildings and lightning literally lighting up the sky. No rain was recorded on Sunday, with only 3.4mm recorded on Monday at Murrurundi, 1.4mm in Quirindi and 0.4mm at Blackville. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms are predicted again tomorrow, with winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during...