Saturday 9 January 2021

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Barrier Truth Saturday 9 January 2021

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IN THIS EDITION:

* A ten-day-old kitten, the only one of its litter to survive the hail storm on January 2, has been surrendered to 4-Paw Kitty Galore – a local refuge for stray cats – and will be looking for his forever home in about 11 weeks’ time.

* Born in a house in Oxide Street on Christmas Day, 1921, Grace Hawes lived close on 99 years.

* Downstream Darling-Baaka River graziers have rejected a recent 7NEWS report that claimed the Far West’s drought had “broken” and the river was “flowing”.

* Heavy rains brought more water into Stephens Creek but also clogged a few sewage drains last weekend.

* A technical presentation of Lodestone Equities proposed iron ore project was held at the Junction Hotel recently.

* A group of over thirty locals will put their bikes to bitumen next weekend in an effort to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health.

* Colin Casey will put his top tier football knowledge to good use – in the role of Football Operations Coordinator for AFL Broken Hill.