Hit 96.9 Local News Fri Sept 22

Anthony Lucas returns home

22 September 2017

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A 42-year-old Barmah man's been arrested for drunk driving, after he was intercepted this morning.

Police say the man failed a roadside breath test on Shepparton-Barmah Road at 1am, and blew point 155 back at the Shepparton police station.

His passenger was also arrested for drunkenness.


The Government's seeking fresh rail proposals - announcing that they're prepared to fund a business case development for the top three submissions made from across the country.

The deadline for high-level stage 1 proposals ends on October 13.


Blackmore Wagyu is set to feature in the third and final Australian episode of Buzzfeed America's Worth It YouTube Series.

The viral online show compares foods at three different price points, to determine what's the most value for its price.

Alexandra based owner David Blackmore says it was exciting to see this film crew coming to his farm, before trying his award-winning produce in Sydney.


Tatura born singer Anthony Lucas is back in Australia - ahead of the release of two new songs at the end of the year.

The former X-factor contestant's been gallivanting about the US - working with Indasoul Records, and some top industry names.

He says he's excited to back home after missing family - and has a local pop up show in Rochester this weekend.



Damian Drum, the Nationals Party whip has appeared in a daggy Youtube video - flaunting the Nationals Party whip while wearing a wide brimmed hat.

The tongue-in-cheek awareness raising campaign is to try and prevent Melanoma - the Nationals party backing the Leave Your Hat On message.

Plenty of buzz around Shepparton for today's A-league friendly between Melbourne City and the Western Sydney Wanderers.

The Wanderers playing less than 48 hours after their last match - where they survived a penalty shoot-out in the FFA Cup against Blacktown City.


Crunch time in the Kyabram District Footy and Netball Leagues - with the grand final just over a day away.

Mooroopna Rec Reserve will be roaring with energy - as Nagambie face Tallygaroopna in the Netball, and the Lakers play Violet Town in the footy.

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