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40 YEARS AGO
JANUARY 1977: Maitland Bowling Club member
Alf Sandercock reaches the semifinals of the
Australian Lawn Bowling Championships in
Melbourne; and Des Hasting is top South Australian
skipper in the SA versus Victoria game. Owners of
the Moonta coin-operated laundry purchase a build-
ing in Kadina to establish a similar facility. Port
Broughton district Methodist minister Reverend Des
Ivens leaves for Kingscote, Kangaroo Island. Rotary
exchange students Andrea Murdock, of Warooka,
leaves for America and Paul Thomas, of Wallaroo,
for Japan. Jane Nelson (nee Pilkington) celebrates
her 21st birthday on January 15. Port Broughton’s
new Bank of Adelaide officially opens. Best with the
bat in YPCA, Weetulta’s Alan Ferguson 112 n.o. and
Paskeville’s Geoff Millard 90.
30 YEARS AGO
JANUARY 1987: A Japanese grain carrier, the
Nortrans Enterprise, collides with and severs the last
60 metres of the Port Giles jetty. Sallyanne Brown,
formerly of Wallaroo, now living in Perth, receives
honours for tap dancing and ballet in her first year.
Gipsy Wagon holiday farm owner Anthony Honner,
of Brentwood, near Minlaton, will auction his 11
Clydesdale horses. Maitland records the highest rain-
fall of 489.6mm on Yorke Peninsula during 1986.
Wallaroo residents ask for 24-hour police protection
for the town. Pictured are model aircraft enthusiasts
Michael Kemp, John Dannenberg and Denis Kemp
with one of their radio-controlled planes. George
Ferguson and Cliff Taylor win the prestige pairs at
Port Broughton Bowling Club. Ray Stoneman, of
Moonta, is representing South Australia in the
Australasian Veterans’ Tennis Championships.
20 YEARS AGO
JANUARY 1997: SACBH Wallaroo terminal has
received the highest level of grower deliveries of any
single bulk handling site in South Australia since
bulk handling started 41 years ago. Point Turton
Community Centre opens. Kadina tear-away quick
bowler Andrew Kotz takes a freakish hat-trick by
bowling all of his victims. South Australia’s first
country born baby, and the state’s number two for
1997, is Claudia Louise Lange, of Edithburgh.
Central YP pianoforte students of Diane Wheare,
Erin Carter (99%) and Marie Pearce (98%) gain hon-
ours in their grade I piano theory. Bute Bowling Club
member David Harris debuted as skipper in the
absence of regular skippers Kevin Thompson and
10 YEARS AGO
JANUARY 2007: Construction of a $200million
wind farm on the Hummocks and Barunga Ranges,
west of Snowtown, to start in April. Construction of
the long-awaited desalination plant project at
Marion Bay begins. Wallaroo Golf Club is celebrat-
ing 100 years. After a late call-up for the SA
Outbacks Country Championships side, Stansbury
cricketer Adam Pitt is part of the state’s most suc-
cessful performance in the title’s 23-year history.
Lyndall Bowey and Tom Short announce their
engagement on January 6.
Writers’ group launch
LOCAL writers’ group,
Copper Triangle Writers,
has launched a competition
to tie in with the upcoming
Kernewek Lowender Cop-
per Coast Cornish Festival.
Anyone can enter, you
don’t have to be a member
of a writers’ group, all you
need is an idea and the
desire to write.
The group has allocated
$800 in total prize money.
There are two sections;
the first is for short stories
up to 2000 words, the sec-
ond is for poetry up to 60
The theme is open,
which means entrants can
write about any subject, fact
Entries cost just $5 each
or three for $10.
Entry forms are available
from Meg’s Bookshop,
Kadina, and Copper Coast’s
public libraries in Moonta,
Wallaroo and Kadina.
The competition’s clos-
ing date is March 31; win-
ners will be announced
in the lead up to the festival
at a special Poetry and
Prose afternoon tea in the
Goyder Street Cafe, Kadina,
at 2pm, Thursday, May 18.
Winners’ names will also
be published in the Yorke
Peninsula Country Times.
z ENTRY FORMS...
Peter Joyce, Carolyn
Blute and David Lewis
Paget discuss the
entry forms at the
morning tea in the
Cornish Kitchen at
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