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Accident: A cattle truck overturned in Taree on Thursday morning. The truck was carrying 50 head of cattle to Wingham when the trailer of the truck overturned on the corner of Commerce Street and Wingham Road. The accident occurred just before 11am and more than 20 cattle were on the loose with many in the backyard of the closest property. All traffic was diverted as emergency crews worked to free trapped cattle on the lower deck. The driver had a nosebleed but was otherwise uninjured.
100 Years: ONE hundred years of Freemasonry in Wingham will be honoured on July 5. The Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of NSW and ACT, Derek James Robson AM will attend the Wingham Lodge to join with local Freemasons to mark the day. A celebration banquet will be held in the evening at the Wingham Golf Club to be attended by 90 guests.
Bootscooting: To celebrate its 20th birthday, Mid-North Coast Bootscooters will hold a special line dance social on Saturday July 5 at the PCYC, 95 Commerce St Taree, from 12 noon to 4pm. If you have ever line danced, especially with Mid-North Coast Bootscooters, you are invited to go along and celebrate with the group (admission is free).
Support: ALL funds for a Danny Buderus Super Clinic for junior rugby league players at the Jack Neal Oval on Thursday July 10 will go to the Curtis Landers Foundation. Curtis, the 15-year-old Forster-Tuncurry junior is recovering from a broken neck sustained in a match last month. He is currently in Westmead Childrens' Hospital.