Monthly Archives: May 2014

Local cowgirl a National Champion

Sally Alden Nichole Fitzpatrick has won the all around and barrel racing titles for cowgirls at the Australian Professional Rodeo Association National Finals Rodeo at Caboolture. The Willow Tree based cowgirl hit the lead in Australian Professional Rodeo Association standings for the first time after outstanding success on the Christmas Run in NSW, Victoria and South Australia. Nichole, who was not in the top 20 late last year...

Who’d A Though It

Sally Alden Tamworth has its Golden Guitar and as the regional cities much smaller near neighbour, the township of Quirindi could soon be the home of the Small Red Ukulele. Organisers of Quirindi’s inaugural music festival have embraced the Hawaiian instrument as their inspiration. The ‘Quirindi Who’d A Though It music festival’ is planed to be held on the October long weekend, with festival Chairperson, Brian Clarke -...

Regions foremost charity art show triumphs

The 51st Currabubula Red Cross Art Exhibition and Sale occurred over the weekend of May 8 through to May 11. Hosted at the Currabubula RSL Hall, over 450 artworks were displayed and made available for sale in an effort to support Australia Red Cross in their 100th year of service. Despite opening night attendance being slightly down compared to previous years, music from the Champagne Charlie’s...