Description: * Sunday morning's house fire, the latest in a spate, caused shock and fear to the residents of Gaffney Lane who have heaped praise on the firefighters who saved their properties.
* Water authorities say they don't expect any flows down the Darling River from this week's flooding rain in Queensland.
* A long-time teacher at Morgan Street School has gone all out for the school's centenary celebrations this week by painting a large mural depicting its history.
* Three outback pubs in the Far West have made the finals in the judging of a new award in the NSW Australian Hotel Association's annual Awards for Excellence.
* In our Local Gems, Margaret Burrowes, a founder of the 2DryFM, recalls the excitement and fun everyone had in establishing the community radio station in the 1980s.