Saturday 18 August 2018


Barrier Daily Truth Saturday 18 August 2018




* The Penrose Park Picnic Train is celebrating its 20th anniversary of running at Kintore Reserve with an open day tomorrow. The train was originally built in the late 40s or early 50s by Bob Pittaway Senior for Snowy Rose, in the old steam train shed in Beryl Street. * A young man charged with murdering his father did not apply for bail when he appeared before the Broken Hill Local Court yesterday. James Patrick Graf (26) was arrested on Thursday after an emergency call was made from a house in Gol Gol, about 20 kilometres east of Dareton. * A local grazier says he is confident that the Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin will eventually call “the bad guys” to account. Robert McBride, of Tolarno Station on the Darling River below Menindee, said authorities would find it hard to ignore the evidence being presented to the commission sitting in Adelaide. * The Broken Hill Cake Decorators will hold an Open Day on Saturday at the Zinc Bowling Club. It will run from 10.30am to 4pm and everyone is welcome to come by to watch demonstrations and learn some tricks of the trade such as how to cover a cake in fondant, and make unique cake shapes and decorations.