Leech Family fundraiser on this Saturday in Euroa

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18 January 2018

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The search for a man feared drowned in Lake Eildon continues today.

Authorities are yet to locate 27 year old Aly Hadzic - who fell from the front of a boat at around half past six on Wednesday night.

Police suspect the boat struck him as he vanished in deep water - around 800 metres from the shoreline.

Family members and friends remain at the scene hoping for the best.


Traffic conditions are changing at the entrance of the Shepparton Sports stadium from today.

The Numurkah Road entrance will be shut to traffic from today through to Feb 16 - as contractors work on improving the turning lane.

The Sports Precinct and Stadium can be accessed from Packham Street.


ConnectGV have announced what they're doing for their annual fundraiser in March this year.

Their hosting a Soiree in Dookie Quarry - where people can have a rare open air dining experience - with the town's old quarry as the backdrop.

CEO Carolynne Young says they're hoping to raise 20 thousand dollars for sensory equipment - for their soon-to-be built day options facility.



A benefit concert is being held at Euroa's Memorial Oval tomorrow.

It's to raise funds for the Leech family - who are struggling with accommodation costs in Melbourne as Michelle Leech undergoes chemotherapy.

She's having a stem cell transfer on Monday - tickets are available at the Hub in Euroa.



Our local rep basketballers plunge into the finals campaign at the Junior Country Basketball Cup in Albury today.

Hannah Onley's Under 14 Vic Bushrangers side are undefeated in their pool - beating the SA Wombats and Sharks by 3 and 5 points.

Jordan Michel's Under 16 Vic Goldminers also finished first - beating NZ Weka by 120, and Tasmania Tigers by 68.

Jordan Munro's team finished fifth in their division - losing to the SA Wombats by 20, and the SA Sharks by 1.

Four more players - Tazmyn Stovell, Boston Dowling, Isabel Whitelaw and Jordyn Commadeur kick off their matches in Melbourne today.


IN the Country Basketball League - Echuca have a double header against Wodonga and Wangaratta - while the Shepp Gators host the Seymour Blasters.


We kick off Round 11 in Cricket Shepparton's Haisman Shield tomorrow.

Northerners play Mooroopna

Katandra host Shepp United

Central Park St Brendans are home to Numurkah

Tatura travel to play Old Students

and Karramomus play Kyabram.

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