News Blog, May 20: Election Day Approaches; plaque taken from grave at Pine Lodge Cemetery
Check back during the day for all the latest headlines across the Goulburn Valley.
Hello, good day, happy Friday!
Caitlyn Grant driving the blogging train today.
We are looking at a top 18 over the next few days. Speaking of which, how cold it was this morning, huh? I’d be close to calling it the first frost of the season, but also very well could be wrong. Let me know.
The eve of the elections is approaching, have you sorted your vote? If not, we have an absolute slew of content for you to know who’s who and what’s what!
UPDATE, 9:00 a.m.: headlines to start the day
Children from Gowrie Street Primary School hit the pavement this morning for National Safe Walk to School Day. Congratulations to them, it’s cool!
In terrible news, Jason Rogers went to visit his son Oscar Charlie Rogers’ grave on Monday, May 16, just days after what would have been his 21st birthday. Upon arrival, Mr Rogers was devastated to see that someone had taken the plaque from his son’s grave. He calls on anyone with information to come forward.
Next week we will see the new traffic lights on Hawdon Street come into action. In front of the GSSC, the lights will be operational on Tuesday May 24 around 2 p.m.
In the latest from police and court, police drew a gun after a man allegedly rammed a police cruiser in the carriageway between Shepparton and Mooroopna on Friday May 14, a court heard.
There will be a healthy dose of campaign material throughout the day, so be sure to check back on the blog.