Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TERRIBLE AFFLICTION. – A shocking tragedy occurred at Kyogle on Sunday morning, when three children – Bertha Amy Arnett (16), Eva Maude Arnett (13) and Francis Ernest Arnett (11) – were drowned in the Richmond River. [...]

Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of the week ending Friday 3 November 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FIRE – Early on Sunday morning the Flat Rock Sawmill near Brooman owned by Mr. Allen, was totally destroyed by fire. The plant was insured. ILLNESS – We are sorry to report [...]

The winds of war and pedigree pigs – 100 years ago – 1st August, 1914.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: LONDON, THURSDAY – A European war is almost certain. Germany sent an ultimatum to Russia, giving 24 hours to explain her mobilisating. The Austrians occupied Belgrade after a heavy bombardment, which did considerable damage. The [...]

One hundred years ago – 23 May

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BATEMAN’S BAY (From our Correspondent) – Much concern has been created in the Bay this week owing to the stoppage of our principal industry, the spoke factory. It is already a regrettable occurrence that such [...]