Description: IN THIS EDITION:
* Broken Hill has been snubbed as a number of public forums discussing issues facing regional education are held in the Parkes electorate.
* The Broken Heel Festival gets underway with a bang, with fireworks and plenty of entertainment for hundreds of revellers.
* South resident Larry Angell is flying the rainbow flag in his front yard to support a yes vote in the upcoming gay marriage vote.
* The state opposition has called on the government to release the Ken Matthews report into water theft.
* Patton Street businesses have high hopes the street will bounce back from the South Pharmacy's closure.
* Lifeline's Out of the Shadows and Into the Light walk is on again at the Lions Park Reserve.
* Soccer: Final minor round games get underway tomorrow.