Wednesday 26 August 2020

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Barrier Truth Wednesday 26 August 2020

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IN THIS EDITION:

* Broken Hill Legacy Secretary Treasurer Mark Winen with their Legacy badges corporate boxes which will be placed in local businesses around town for the badges to be sold.

* A motion to oppose 12 proposals for the Menindee Lakes Water Saving Project will be presented at City Council’s ordinary monthly meeting on Wednesday night.

* A local church has partnered with a widely known international humanitarian organisation to provide food hampers to locals in need during this tough time.

* Fire and Rescue crews from the Broken Hill and Broken Hill South fire stations were called to a blaze at a home in McGowen Street on Saturday night about 8.45pm.

* Many group sports have been largely affected by COVID-19 but so have those individual ones, such as equestrian.

* Last weekend’s Outback Rugby League match turned ugly when a player allegedly punched a referee and knocked him unconscious.

* Broken Hill Football royalty Taylor “Tex” Walker, in one of the toughest seasons in the Adelaide Crows’ history, scrambled to his 200th AFL game milestone, achieving the feat in the Sunday, August 23, Indigenous round 13 game on Adelaide Oval against the Geelong Cats.