Backward glances: Ballina Advocate looks back 50 years

Resident engineer at Maclean farewelled by two councils

The resident engineer of the Public Works Department at Maclean, Mr M.J. Palmer, who is also the department's resident engineer for the Lower Clarence County Council, was farewelled at a joint function arranged by the Maclean Shire Council and the Lower Clarence Country Council in Maclean Yesterday.

More donations for historical society

Since acquiring Schaeffer House, the Clarence River Historical Society has had an increased number of donations of items of historical interest from people all over the Clarence district and beyond.

Big farewell to school inspector

An official farewell was tendered to the district inspector of schools in the Grafton inspectorate, Mr Allan Findlay, by over 100 teachers from schools within Mr Findlay's area.

Tyndale welcome for Lower Clarence man back from Vietnam

Feelings of warm friendship and pride were evident among the big gathering of people from all parts of the Lower Clarence, who gathered in the Tyndale Hall to extend a welcome home to Driver John Maloney, who recently returned from service in Vietnam. This was the first function of this type since local servicemen were welcomed on their return from World War Two, as John is the first of the Lower Clarence men to return from Vietnam.


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Broken bones and maggots: Nan’s horror death in aged care

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