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2QN/Classic Rock Regional News Headlines September 10

The Deniliquin Pastoral and Agricultural show, which celebrated its 130th year this year, has been cancelled for next year due to financial issues and the extended drought.

Echuca Police are concerned for the welfare of an elderly man who has been missing since Monday.
82-year-old Sydney Ferres was last seen at his home in Landsborough Street on Monday afternoon by a neighbour.

The Southern 80 Waterski race has put a call out to local businesses for help, as it struggles to find the funds required to continue beyond this year, after it posted its fourth straight annual loss.

The Victorian government is set to divert further water to Melbourne, this time taking 12,000 mega litres from the Wimmera Mallee pipeline, and ten thousand mega litres from the Thomson river.

10 school children and a bus driver were taken to Deniliquin Hospital yesterday after a school bus and a four wheel drive collided at the corner of Blackett and Ochetyre Streets in Deniliquin around 8:40 yesterday morning.
They were all taken to Deniliquin hospital in a stable condition. An eleven year-old boy has been transferred to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne since then for further treatment, the rest of the children have been released, and the bus driver remains in the hospital in a satisfactory condition.

51-year-old Des Campbell will face the New South Wales supreme court on the 2nd of October, accused of the murder of his wife, former Deniliquin woman Janet Anne Campbell in March 2005.

In round two of Deni Badminton’s spring competition, Mars 4 games 415 points were barred a win by Snickers 10 games 432 points on Monday.
In the night’s other game, Picnic 10 games 455 points defeated Aero 4 games 376.

And the Deni Rovers Football and Netball Club’s award and presentation night will be held tomorrow at the Deni golf club.