Monday 20 August 2018

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Barrier Daily Truth Monday 20 August 2018

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IN THIS EDITION:

* A small but stirring tribute to those who fought in the Vietnam War was held at the war memorial in Argent Street on Saturday afternoon – details PAGE 2.

* Camels are making a comeback as locals Petah Divine and Duncan Pickering aim to return the rides to Silverton. Camel Farm owner Harold Cannard has taken the two under his wing, after successfully pitching the idea of restarting the tourist drawcard – FULL STORY PAGE 3.

* Five former and current Broken Hill residents have just been honoured with Australian Bravery Awards. Four police officers and one paramedic have received the prestigious honour after committing incredible acts of bravery and selflessness within their communities.

* Victorian truckie Scott Wilson is carting hay into drought-ravaged areas of NSW, doing his bit to help farmers struggling in the state’s far west. Three of his rigs rolled into White Cliffs on Saturday on their way to a nearby station, offering some relief for at least one local grazier.

* Silverton to get another eatery! Grab today’s copy to find out more.