Kilmore Free Press
Thursday, February 17, 1966
Farewell social evening to Mr. and Mrs. John Ledwidge
The supper room of the Kilmore Memorial Hall was well filled on the night of February 4 when friends of Mr and Mrs J. T. Ledwidge from the town and district gathered to bid them farewell.
After nearly 10 years as Engineer to the Kilmore Shire, Mr. Ledwidge resigned at the end of January to take up an appointment as Deputy Engineer to the Flinders Shire.
Cr. J. F. Butler (President Kilmore Shire) was the chairman for the function and the early part of the evening was devoted to dancing, with vocal – by Mr. W. Griffiths – and musical items with Miss P. Northby at the piano.
The Kilmore Free Press
Wednesday, February 20, 1985
Trix sets a record for her country
Fifteen-year-old Damien Mionogue and his dog Trix combined their talents to establish an Australian record for a dog high jump on Sunday.
The many, many hours of training on the family’s “rocklands” property beside the Northern Highway between Kilmore and Pyalong paid off as Trix excelled in the special dog high jump series held at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds.
It was one of the highlights of the three day International Saddlery Horse Festival and Damien and Trix were presented with a championship ribbon and silver tray trophy, $400 in cash and a bag of Pal dog food as a result of the victory.
Trix, an 18-month-old kelpie-collie bred by Damien, is the current dog high jump champion at the Seymour and Kilmore Agricultural shows.
The Free Press
Wednesday, February 18, 1998
Group pushes for secondary school
Minister for education Phil Gude is being urged to give consideration to an early start on a new secondary school for Wallan.
Wallan Resident’s Association has written to Mr Gude, indicating representatives would be pleased to meet with him to discuss the proposed school.
An eight-acre site located between the police station and Greenhill Reserve was purchased by the Department of Education and set aside for a secondary college some years ago.
Mitchell Shire Council is currently trying to discover what plans the department may have for the land.