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JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 26 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

CAPTION COMPETITION: 24 AUGUST 2016 | Brenden Roberts wins with a battle of whose son is better. MORE

BOWLS: 23 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Ladies Bowling Club news, with Kitty. MORE

BOWLS: 23 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Best Card. MORE

CAMP QUALITY: 23 AUGUST 2016 | Molong’s ‘Campaign Chicks’ take to a tractor for charity. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 23 AUGUST 2016 | Evidence points to local swimming pool times being cut following council mergers. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 23 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 23 AUGUST 2016 | Brave Magpies go down in Grand Final as Trangie Tigers make their own luck. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 22 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

OLYMPICS: 22 AUGUST 2016 | Chloe shows the way as Australia punches well above its weight in Rio. MORE

RUGBY LEAGUE: 22 AUGUST 2016 | Manildra Rhinos finish home-and-away Woodbridge season on a high note. MORE

INDULGING: 21 AUGUST 2016 | A decadent way to indulge yourself. MORE

MAG STREET STALL: 21 AUGUST 2016 | Helping the Molong community advance. MORE

RUGBY: 21 AUGUST 2016 | Cootamundra wins Grand Final spot against Blayney. MORE

RUGBY: 21 AUGUST 2016 | What was Karen telling Margot? MORE

RUGBY: 21 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Magpies beaten by Trangie in GrainCorp Grand Final but come away with plenty of honour. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 20 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: 20 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Historical Society elects executive for 2016/17. MORE

THEATRE: 19 AUGUST 2016 | Never Did Me Any Harm ... Check it out, whether you’re a parent or not. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 18 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: 17 AUGUST 2016 | Nyrang Creek history to be launched. MORE

READING: 17 AUGUST 2016 | An alternative ending for Jane Eyre in Van Diemen’s Land. MORE

DPI REPORT: 17 AUGUST 2016 | Wet weather dampens seasonal conditions. MORE

BUSINESS BLOG: 17 AUGUST 2016 | The Pointy End | By BEN WRIGHT | ‘How’s your business doing? MORE

BOWLS: 17 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Best Card. MORE

FLANNELLED FOOLS: 17 AUGUST 2016 | Molong cricket AGM. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 17 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 16 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 16 AUGUST 2016 | Magpies leave it to the last minute to pick off the Redbacks 38-36. MORE

TRAVEL: 15 AUGUST 2016 | Destination Blue Mountains | JOHN ROZENTALS has a fine time strolling Parklands' former fairways. MORE

READING: 15 AUGUST 2016 | Finding the safest place in London when the air-raid siren sounds. MORE

COUNCIL GRANTS: 15 AUGUST 2016 | Time running out to apply for Cabonne Community Assistance grants. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 15 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: 15 AUGUST 2016 | House of Games ... an Australian production of an American film script with an English theatre script. MORE

RUGBY LEAGUE: 15 AUGUST 2016 | Manildra Rhinos cement a double chance in the upcoming finals series. MORE

NETBALL & SOCCER: 14 AUGUST 2016 | Cumnock Carnival ... what a great day in the winter sunshine. MORE

RUGBY: 14 AUGUST 2016 | Magpies by a last-minute whisker from the Redbacks ... now, Molong, let’s show our support. MORE

RUGBY: 14 AUGUST 2016 | Special bus to Trangie for Grand Final. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 14 AUGUST 2016 | Sporting drug cheats ... the tide has turned — plus your guide to what's happening locally. MORE

RUGBY LEAGUE: 13 AUGUST 2016 | Three Cabonne sides a chance for top-five finishes in Woodbridge Cup, MORE

SCHOOL SPORT: 13 AUGUST 2016 | MCS Term 2 sports report. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 13 AUGUST 2016 | Parents respond keenly to students’ efforts for Education Week. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 13 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

ST JOHN'S: 12 AUGUST 2015 | Hymns of praise this Sunday. MORE

WINE REVIEWS: 11 AUGUST 2016 | Chapel Hill 2016 Chardonnay | Cassegrain 2015 Edition Noir Durif | Toolangi 2014 Pinot Noir | Willow Creek 2014 Vineyard Pinot Noir. MORE

CHANGE OF SEASONS: 12 AUGUST 2016 | Signs of spring. MORE

BANK STREET 2: 12 AUGUST 2016 | Contractors make hay while the sun shines. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 12 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: 12 AUGUST 2016 | The Post-Haste Histories ... a fun night with actors and audience (and crew) going along with the spirit of fun and adventure. MORE

BANK STREET: 11 AUGUST 2016 | Window displays a great credit to Molong stores. MORE

LAMBEX: 11 AUGUST 2016 | NSW hosts main lamb event. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 11 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

WINE EVENT: 11 AUGUST 2016 | Angullong is Outstanding in the Vines. MORE

BUSINESS BLOG: 10 AUGUST 2016 | The Pointy End | By BEN WRIGHT | Key Person Insurance: Could your business survive losing one if its key people? MORE

IT'S SHOW TIME: 10 AUGUST 2016 | Newcrest again heads sponsorship for the Molong Show. MORE

GOVERNMENT MONEY: 10 AUGUST 2016 | Funding available for local arts and cultural facilties. MORE

CAMP QUALITY: 10 AUGUST 2016 | Trivia for everyone ... even the rookie. MORE

STREET STALL: 10 AUGUST 2016 | MAG’s stall has concrete ambitions. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 10 AUGUST 2016 | "An accomplished horsewoman, she could drive a buggy at a gallop as well as any man. She was also a good shot, an expert needlewoman and a knowledgeable gardener." PLUS, Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

BOWLS: 09 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Scores Even. MORE

GALLERIES: 09 AUGUST 2016 | Kyle Manning comes in from the cold he loves. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 09 AUGUST 2016 | A Bacchus challenge — and a guide to what's happening in Molong and district. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 09 AUGUST 2016 | Much improved Molong Magpies roll Geurie Goats 16-3. MORE

CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE: 08 AUGUST 2016 | How observant are you (No 1)? MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 08 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: 07 AUGUST 2016 | Broken ... takes my attention from the instant it begins and holds it until the final applause. MORE

RUGBY: 07 AUGUST 2016 | Central West coaches announced for next year’s Country Championships. MORE

THEATRE: 07 AUGUST 2016 | Those Who Fall in Love like Anchors Dropped upon the Ocean Floor ... a brilliant 75-minute production of heart-warming stories. MORE

RUGBY: 06 AUGUST | Magpies earn a place in the Preliminary Final with a hard-fought win over the Goats. MORE

RUGBY: 06 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Magpies 2016 Presentation. MORE

ATHLETICS: 06 AUGUST 2016 | Eugowra St Josephs PP5 relay team qualifies for Diocesan Athletics in Dubbo. MORE

COOKING: 06 AUGUST 2016 | Massaman curry with venison | MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: 06 AUGUST 2016 | Historical Society AGM ... and a Daroo nomination. MORE

WINE: Let's hear if for riesling ... a great Australian drink ... new releases from Leo Buring highlight the variety's charm ... plus new releases from Pipers Brook. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 06 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

COLLECTION PROGRAM: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Don’t miss the chance to dispose of unwanted chemicals. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Reading Mastery. MORE

READING: 05 AUGUST 2016 | The definitive biography of Phillip Schuler, one of Australia's greatest war correspondents. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Mongolia leads a busy time in the library. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Help is desperately needed on canteen roster. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Shared stories. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 05 AUGUST 2016 | Industrial Technology excursion to the Sydney wood show. MORE

ATHLETICS: 04 AUGUST 2016 | Raw talent comes to fore at State Cross-Country. MORE

PUBLIC SPEAKING: 04 AUGUST 2016 | MCS’s Katelan Philpott is champion public speaker from Years 7-9 in Western NSW. MORE

ATHLETICS: 04 AUGUST 2016 | Six MCS students to represent Western Rgion at CHS State Athletics Carnival. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 04 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

SPAR MOLONG: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Local supermarket wins three major awards. MORE

THEATRE: 03 AUGUST 2016 | The Hanging ... exploring the Australian gothic motif of lost children and loss of innocence. MORE

THEATRE: 03 AUGUST 2016 | STC appoints Kip Williams as Interim Artistic Director. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Sweet/sour memories of Moorilla Estate and Port Arthur. MORE

GALLERIES: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Max and Olive: The photographic life of Olive Cotton and Max Dupain. MORE

DAROOS: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Voting open for 2016 Daroo Business Awards. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

CELEBRATING THE SHIRE: 03 AUGUST 2016 | Hats off to Cabonne Council as it marks Local Government Week. MORE

BOWLS: 02 AUGUST 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Top Shot. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 02 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: 02 AUGUST 2016 | Twelfth Night or What You Will ... at once captures the original essence of this play in its entirety, while rooting it firmly within our contemporary sensibility. MORE

CELEBRATING THE SHIRE: 01 AUGUST 2016 | Cabonne marks Local Government Week with shire tour. MORE

GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER: 01 AUGUST 2016 | The return of the Muster compilation album. MORE

DONATELIFE WEEK: 01 AUGUST 2016 | AMA strongly supports DonateLife week. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 01 AUGUST 2016 | Your guide to what's happening in town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 31 JULY 2016 | GrainCorp Cup rugby ... some important matters regarding next weekend. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 31 JULY 2016 | Magpies survive another one-point thriller ... this time against Yeoval. MORE

RUGBY AFTER-PARTY: 31 JULY 2016 | Magpies celebrate a tight win. MORE

RUGBY: 31 JULY 2016 | Molong Magpies by a last-gasp point ... for the second Saturday running. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 30 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

ABORIGINAL CULTURE: 29 JULY 2016 | NAIDOC Week rocks at MCS. MORE

BOWLS: 29 JULY 2016 | Molong Central School moves on to state level in lawn bowls. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 29 JULY 2016 | Irony of delayed council elections lost on Deputy Premier. MORE

RETRO: 29 JULY 2016 | Ol’ 55 releases 2CD anthology. MORE

STATE GOVERNMENT: 29 JULY 2016 | Greens candidate for Orange by-election announced. MORE

REVIEW: 29 JULY 2016 | The Hansard Monologues: The Age of Entitlement ... something that all Australians should see as part of their political education. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 29 JULY 2016 | Hopkins ... an early victim of forced amalgamations — and your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 28 JULY 2016 | Government-appointed Administrator appears to lose control — and your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

HOPKINS RESIGNS: 27 JULY 2016 | Cabonne General Manager accepts new challenge. MORE

TRAVEL: 27 JULY 2016 | Cabonne businesses shine at Regional Tourism Awards. MORE

BUYING POWER: 20 JULY 2016 | Councils combine to save $350,000 on electricity costs. MORE

RUGBY: 27 JULY 2016 | Deferred-games points shared but final GrainCorp Northern positions will depend on judiciary hearing. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 27 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

TRAVEL: 26 JULY 2016 | Destination Sydney Harbour: JOHN ROZENTALS has a whale of a time of a day that didn't look all that promising. MORE

BOWLS: 26 JULY 19 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Top Shot. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 26 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 25 JULY 2016 | Magpies defeat Roos in a thriller at Cumnock. MORE

TOP DROPS: 25 JULY 2016 | Perth Royal Beer Show: Record number of entries keep judges busy swirling, sniffing. MORE

MUSIC: 25 JULY 2016 | A night of Ella and Aretha at Jayes Supper Club — with Kyle Manning & Cath Adams. MORE

CLIMATE CHANGE: 25 JULY 2016 | Crisis on high. MORE

WINE: Louisa Rose ... working magic at Yalumba with the exotic viognier ... plus new releases from Orange's Brangayne. MORE

AMA FAMILY DOCTOR WEEK: 25 JULY 2016 | GP-pharmacist team delivers better outcomes for patients. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 25 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

MUSIC: 25 JULY 2016 | Mickey Pye live at RSL after the rugby. MORE

REVIEW: 24 JULY 2016 | Betrayal ... really is worth seeing, even down to the scene changes. MORE

IDENTITY THEFT: 24 JULY 2016 | Scammers target jobseekers on recruitment websites. MORE

DRUGS IN SPORT: 24 JULY 2016 | Rio 2016: Ange Postecoglou, Michael Cheika and Lisa Alexander speak out on Russian doping scandal. MORE

HEALTHY EATING: 24 JULY 2016 | Just because it says ‘organic’ doesn’t mean it really is. MORE

RUGBY: 24 JULY 2016 | GrainCorp tables after Round 15. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 24 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 23 JULY 2016 | Molong Magpies pip Coolah in a thriller. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 23 JULY 2016 | P&C newsletter ... a bright beacon that shows the strength of our community. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 23 JULY 2016 | A bumpy warning? And your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

GALLERIES: 22 JULY 2016 | Re-imaginging the landscape. MORE

RUGBY: 22 JULY 2016 | Magpies game moved to Cumnock | MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 22 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: 21 JULY 2016 | STC and Williams explore Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. MORE

FLOODING: 21 JULY 2016 | Canowindra flooding being closely monitored. MORE

MANDAGERY CREEK: 21 JULY 2016 | Minor flooding occurring at Eugowra. MORE

MOLONG CREEK: 21 JULY 2016 | Molong Creek falls below moderate flood level. MORE

BEER: 21 JULY 2016 | A strong ale well worth savouring. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 21 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

FARMING AWARDS: 20 JULY 2016 | Entries open for 2016 NSW Farmer of the Year Award. MORE

SUNDAY MATINEES: 20 JULY 2016 | Manildra’s Amusu stops screening weekly Sunday movies. MORE

EDUCATION WEEK: 20 JULY 2016 | Save the date. MORE

A WARM WELCOME: 20 JULY 2016 | French exchange student. MORE

FLOODING: 20 JULY 2016 | Major flooding predicted in Belubula River about midnight tonight. MORE

MOLONG CREEK: 20 JULY 2016 | Flood warning for Molong Creek at Molong. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 20 JULY 2016 | Woollahra Council loses legal challenge against NSW Government over forced amalgamation. MORE

WEATHER: 20 JULY 2016 | Climate: Last month was hottest June on record, scientists say. MORE

THEATRE: 20 JULY 2016 | Cristina in the Cupboard ... what a fine young actor Emily McGowan shows herself to be in this extremely difficult role. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 20 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

REVIEW: 20 JULY 2016 | Othello ... As with most Shakespearean works, the themes and ideas have relevance regardless of place and time. MORE

THEATRE: 19 JULY 19 2016 | Low Level Panic ... This is an important work, well worth seeing and pondering. MORE

BOWLS: 19 JULY 19 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Top Shot. MORE

THEATRE: 19 JULY 2016 | Bet you a tenor I've seen that look before. MORE

WORLD WAR I: 19 JULY 2016 | Fromelles: One man’s story of Australia’s darkest day. MORE

WORLD WAR I: 19 JULY 2016 | Fromelles and Pozieres: A look back at two of Australia's bloodiest offensives. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 19 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 19 JULY 2016 | Magpies go down bravely against the much larger Geurie. MORE

HEALTH POLICY: 18 JULY 2016 | Minister Ley must set new direction for health policy in second term. MORE

WEATHER: 18 JULY 2016 | Record wet weather boosts topsoil moisture | MORE

WINE: Gartelmann reaps joy out of grapes from Orange. MORE

MUSIC: 18 JULY 2016 | Attention all David Bowie fans. MORE

READING: 18 JULY 2016 | The hilarious inside story of life on the road as a 60 Minutes cameraman. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 18 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

TRAVEL: 17 JULY 2016 | Ten really good things to do in White Cliffs and Wilcannia. MORE

RUGBY: 17 JULY 2016 | Race for finals nearly decided as season enters pointy end. MORE

WEAVING: 17 JULY 2016 | Weaving workshop unearths plenty of young talent. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 17 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 16 JULY 2016 | Geurie Goats down Molong Magpies. MORE

SNOW-BOUND: 15 JULY 2016 | Black ice keeps Mt Canobolas access roads closed. MORE

THEATRE: A History of Falling Things ... a welcome, quirky tale that investigates, in depth, the times that we live in. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 15 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

ATM HOAX: 14 JULY 2016 | Old Facebook fairytale rears its head. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 14 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: Singin in the Rain ... a stunning show that demonstrates just how good a classical musical can be. MORE

ON THE GO: Latest deals & news include 50 per cent discounts at Crown Lanta Resort and Spa, on Thailand’s Andaman Sea. MORE

IS IT BACK TO VILLAGE GREEN: 13 JULY 2016 | Cancellation of Meet U in Molong event causes rethink on Market Day. MORE

SNOW-BOUND: 13 JULY 2016 | Mount Canobolas access roads remain closed. MORE

A POTENTIAL ATTRACTION: 13 JULY 2016 | Locomotive proposed as a tourism display. MORE

KEEPING WARM: 13 JULY 2016 | Bakery Café wood fire comes just in time. MORE

SNOW-BOUND: 13 JULY 2016 | Mount Canobolas access roads closed following snow on summit. MORE

SWEET TOOTH: 13 JULY 2016 | Sydney researchers find artificial sweeteners can tell brain to increase food intake. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 13 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby — plus, get the 2016 Molong Show into your diaries. MORE

THEATRE: Hurt ... If you get the chance, climb those black stairs and see this. MORE

GREYHOUND RACING: 12 JULY 2016 | Baird has done it again ... and what is the National Party going to do about it? MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 12 JULY 2016 | Valiant Magpies go down to competition leaders in a boggy affair. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 12 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby — plus, the positive and negative sides of the recent rains. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 08 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

ON THE TRACK: 07 JULY 2016 | Locals come to terms with ‘stupid’ greyhound decision. MORE

SNOW-BOUND: 07 JULY 2016 | Mount Canobolas access roads reopened. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 07 JULY 2016 | Rhonda Watt, a Cumnock resident and avowed advocate for an independent Cabonne, outlines her thoughts on the dangers of forced amalgamations. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 07 JULY 2016 | Listen up Mike, Paul and Troy, it’s your turn next. MORE

ROTARY CHANGEOVER: 07 JULY 2016 | Jill Englert is Molong Rotary’s new President. MORE

IMPROVING 'LIVEABILITY': 07 JULY 2016 | Cabonne groups urged to apply for Community Assistance Program grants. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 06 JULY 2016 |Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

FEDERAL ELECTION: 05 JULY 2016 | ANTY Chairman Jock Haynes assesses the Federal Election results. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 5 JULY 2016 | Molong Magpies score gutsy win in the face of a looming injury toll. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 05 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 03 JULY 2016 | Magpies down Coonabarabran and hold second spot ... at least for the time being. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 02 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 01 JULY 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

THE ENGINE THAT ROARED: 30 JUNE 2016 | Years 9 and 10 Industrial Tech (Metal) visit. MORE

BETTER COMMUNICATION: 30 JUNE 2016 | MCS launches School Stream app. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 29 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE NEWS: 28 JUNE 2016 | Melissa Reeves wins the 19th Griffin Award. MORE

FAMILY HISTORY: 28 JUNE 2016 | Seeking information on Neville ‘Jack’ Scarr and Ethel Jay, Part 2. MORE

BOWLS: 28 JUNE 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Last Drinks. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes | 28 JUNE 2016 | Molong Magpies start spell on the road with loss to a physical Wellington. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 28 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 27 JUNE 2016 | Magpies stumble as GrainCorp competition enters a new phase. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: POSTED 26 JUNE 2016 | Editorial: Why Cabonne voters should abandon the Nationals. MORE

FAMILY HISTORY: 26 JUNE 2016 | Seeking information on Neville ‘Jack’ Scarr and Ethel Jay. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 25 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

TRAVEL: 24 JUNE 2016 | Ten really good things to do in Broken Hill. MORE

SNOW-BOUND 2: 24 JUNE 2016 | Mount Canobolas access roads remain closed. MORE

SNOW-BOUND: 23 JUNE 2016 | Mount Canobolas access roads closed. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: 23 JUNE 2016 | SRC organising mufti day for SIDS. MORE

BUSINESS STUDIES: 23 JUNE 2016 | MCS students visit Nestle Purina Blayney. MORE

GALLERIES: 23 JUNE 2016 | New Aboriginal art movement showcased at Cowra Regional Art Gallery. MORE

HEALTH POLICIES: 23 JUNE 2016 | Major parties must step up on rural health. MORE

MUSIC: 23 JUNE 2016 | Boppy Spanish release well worth a listen. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 23 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

COOKING: 23 JUNE 2016 | With Roberta Muir ... ‘Spatchcock’ with chilli, garlic & lemon. MORE

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: 22 JUNE 2016 | Kids in the park gets creative. MORE

EASING A TIME OF GRIEF: 22 JUNE 2016 | Greater funeral-fund protection for NSW consumers. MORE

RECOGNITION: 22 JUNE 2016 | Time running out to nominate businesses for 2016 Daroo Awards. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: POSTED 22 JUNE 2016 | Greens talk public healthcare in Orange. MORE

RSA & RCG: 22 JUNE 2016 | New online refresher training for 400,000 NSW liquor & gaming workers. MORE

BOWLS: 22 JUNE 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Last Drinks. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 21 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

ELECTION PROMISE: 21 JUNE 2016 | Gee pledges $225,000 towards Molong multi-sport facility. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: POSTED 21 JUNE 2016 | Renew Australia ... The Greens’ jobs-rich plan for the Central West. MORE

MUSIC: 21 JUNE 2016 | Ludovico Einaudi joins with Greenpeace for historic performance on the Arctic Ocean to call for its protection. MORE

ART FOR KIDS: 21 JUNE 2016 | Museum of Contemporary Art School Holiday Programs. MORE

TOURISM IMPACT: 21 JUNE 2016 | $1 billion a year at risk from coral bleaching. MORE

RUGBY: 20 JUNE 2016 | Magpies in second spot as GrainCorp Cup enters its next phase. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 18 JUNE 2016 | Maintain the Rage update. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 14 JUNE 2016 | NSW communities against amalgamation ... maintaining the rage. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 16 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 15 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 14 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

THEATRE: All My Sons ... Dated somewhat in tone and language, the prevalence of greed in the world today keeps this work relevant. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 11 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 09 JUNE 2016 | A price worth paying. MORE

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: 07 JUNE 2016 | Nominations now open for Regional Achievement Awards. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 09 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

BINGO: 08 JUNE 2016 | Bingo! Lyn holds court at Molong RSL. MORE

BOWLS: 08 JUNE 2016 | Molong Bowling Club news, with Last End. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 08 JUNE 2016 | Greens launch ‘Administrator Watch’ to keep a close eye on Baird’s handpicked Council Administrators. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 08 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

MUSIC: 07 JUNE 2016: If it ain't loud you're just not doing it right. MORE

TRAVEL: 07 JUNE 2016 | Vivid Sydney ... the little festival that grew into the world's largest explosion of light, music and ideas. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: 07 JUNE 2016 | Magpies dominate Pythons’ heavyweight scrum to record easy win. MORE

STREETSCAPE: 07 JUNE 2016 | Resealing of Molong’s CBD to begin next week. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 07 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

RUGBY: 06 JUNE 2016 | Magpies down Pythons to move to the top of the GrainCorp Central Conference. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 06 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 06 JUNE 2016 | Cabonne’s case in the Land & Environment Court ... the state of play. MORE

MUSIC: 04 JUNE 2016 | Patrizio Buanne releases new album on eve of Australian tour. MORE

MUSIC: 04 JUNE 2016 | Cat's Eyes provide a disturbing new album. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 04 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

CYCLING: 03 JUNE 2016 | Manildra schools and community among beneficiaries of 2016 Mill2Mill bike ride. MORE

MSC P&C: 03 JUNE 2016 | Fundraising efforts. MORE

RENEWABLE ENERGY: 03 JUNE 2016 | Global renewable-energy capacity surges despite tumbling fossil-fuel prices. MORE

HELP NEEDED: 03 JUNE 2016 | Volunteer bus drivers required. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 03 JUNE 2016 | Your guide to what's happening around town & nearby. MORE

FLOOD WATCH: 02 JUNE 2016 | Questions asked about Molong’s preparedness for another flood similar to 2005’s. MORE

HOCKEY: 02 JUNE 2016 | Third place for Heidi at CHS knock-out. MORE

LEARNER DRIVERS: 02 JUNE 2016 | Molong Rotary support for driving course. MORE

RUGBY LEAGUE: 02 JUNE 2016 | MCS beaten by champs in Tom Kemp Shield. MORE

COMMUNICATIONS: 02 JUNE 2016 | Molong nbn™ network rollout complete. MORE

AMALGAMATION: 02 JUNE 2016 | Toole's complete somersault on forced council amalgamations. MORE

SLIPPING BEHIND: 02 JUNE 2016 | Australian manufacturing sinks to last in OECD. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: 02 JUNE 2016 | Sad faces or not, Molong Online sets itself a formidable task. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include saving $630 per person on a five-night stay at the adults-only Centara Ras Fushi Resort and Spa Resort Maldives. MORE

ENERGY STORAGE: Securing renewables ... how batteries solve the problem of clean electricity. MORE

BOWLS: Molong Bowling Club news, with Last End. MORE

RUGBY: No Magpies action on home turf for next six weeks. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include Abercrombie & Kent’s 2017 collection of cruise tours. MORE

AMALGAMATION: NSW council amalgamations: Strathfield, Burwood and Canada Bay merger stopped. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Magpies cruise to easy win against Aggies, but there’s still plenty to do. MORE

STATE SEAT OF ORANGE: Gee says farewell to State politics. MORE

RUGBY: Molong Magpies thrash CSU Aggies. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Greens MPs defend elected local government representation and the right to peaceful protest. MORE

HEALTH POLICIES: AMA Plan for better health care for regional, rural and remote Australia. MORE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: Success for Brooke Watts at National Merino Challenge. MORE

MUSIC: Leigh Brown to perform at the Sydney Opera House. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include DriveAway Holidays offering discounts of up to 20 per cent and other bonuses for motorhome and car rentals. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Inner West Council: Protesters shut down first meeting in Sydney. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Inner West council meeting abandoned after resident protest. MORE

HEALTHY EATING: Paleo diet pros and cons: Would we all be healthier if we ate like cavemen? MORE

AMALGAMATION: Moral support for Cabonne Council. MORE

BOWLS: Molong Bowling Club news, with Last End. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Cabonne keeps appeal option open should merger legal challenge fail. MORE

CLIMATE CHANGE: Octopus, squid and cuttlefish numbers boom in changing oceans. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Magpies lose a tough one to the Rams. MORE

REVIEW: Bad Jews ... is good news. MORE

RATES: Cabonne rates instalment due. MORE

RUGBY: Magpies suffer first defeat of season. MORE

MAJOR STORE SHUTS: Andrew Gee shocked by Myer closure. MORE

MAG STREET STALL: Helping our community help itself. MORE

THEATRE: Howie the Rookie ... This is not the lyrical Dublin of James Joyce, but O’Rowe’s dialogue is just as vivid and visceral. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: Calare candidate announces Greens’ local-government package. MORE

RUGBY: Molong Magpies side to play Blayney Rams. MORE

COOKING: Liliana shows how to share a family meal in the traditional Italian-style. MORE

MCS AG DEPT: Two sows for sale. MORE

HEALTH POLICIES: Labor’s Medicare freeze policy delivers certainty to doctors and their patients. MORE

A POPULAR ENGAGEMENT: Congratulations to Kim and David. MORE

NETWORKING: How many friends do you need to maintain your social network — 132 seems the magic number. MORE

NEW COUNCILLOR: Appointment brings more personal support for MCS students. MORE

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rod Bloomfield speaks out for democracy ... and a stand-alone Cabonne. MORE

BOWLS: Molong Bowling Club news, with Game Marker. MORE

THEATRE: As We Forgive ... his words invented a world you could certainly inhabit in your mind’s eye. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Magpies scrape in against Eagles after Old Boys provide some inspiration. MORE

RUGBY: Molong punches above its GrainCorp competition weight. MORE

RUGBY NIGHT: Footie crowd responds with an immense night at Molong's Freemasons Hotel. MORE

RUGBY: Magpies Old Boys do it slowly but well. MORE

RUGBY: Four second-half tries get Molong over the line against Yeoval. MORE

SOCCER: 14 MAY 2016 | Getting a kick out of junior soccer. MORE

CLIMATE CHANGE: Shrinking shorebirds pay the price for Arctic warming when they reach the tropics. MORE

AN APPLE A DAY: And they all went ‘crunch’. MORE

SCHOOL SPORTS: Canowindra pips MCS in Rural Cup. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Gee expresses disappointment and anger over merger. MORE

AMALGAMATION: It’s still business as usual for Cabonne Council. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Court action spares Cabonne from Orange merger ... for the time being. MORE

STATE SEAT: Culverson throws hat into the Orange ring, but offers no position on amalgamation. MORE

RUGBY: Molong Magpies Old Boys to hit paddock against Emus on Saturday. MORE

STREETSCAPE: New street surface will showcase Molong’s CBD. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd provides some special tips for gardeners. MORE

RECYCLING: NSW container-deposit scheme to keep the Orange electorate beautiful. MORE

BOWLS: Molong Bowling Club news, with Roo. MORE

RUGBY: Blue Bulls dominate second-tier Richardson Shield. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: Calare-wise, John Cobb is no more. MORE

COOKING: Barbecue is a serious business ... The Hang Fire Cookbook. MORE

READING: A necessarily thin volume of Trump wisdom. MORE

MOTHERS DAY: Molong RSL Club. MORE

MOTHERS DAY: Freemasons Hotel, Molong. MORE

MOTHERS DAY: Molong Bowling Club. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Voters get a say on Baird’s forced council mergers plan and 95.5 per cent say ‘No!’. MORE

COMMUNITY GROUPS: Molong CWA street stall ... spreading the word to a new generation of women. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include Royal Caribbean International offering four new cruises next January and February out of Sydney. MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: Molong Historical Society meeting. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: The Central West Greens announce Delanie Sky as Calare candidate for Federal Election. MORE

GALLERIES: Winner of the 2016 Calleen Art Award announced ... exhibition continues to 19 June. MORE

WINE: Wolf Blass ... a genuine, larger-than-life Australian wine-industry legend. Plus reviews of Blass and Bremerton wines. MORE

BUYER BEWARE: Shopping tips for Mother’s Day ... keep Mum safe by buying approved products. MORE

WOODWORKING: They’re queuing up for Geoff’s chair-making course. MORE

AMALGAMATION: How much more evidence is needed, Mr Baird and Mr Toole, to prove bigger isn’t better? MORE

BOWLS: Molong Bowling Club news, with Roo. MORE

TRAVEL: Take time to drive the Great Western Highway ... a dozen fine places to stop. MORE

MUSIC: Jasmine Beth ... a new star flickers. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd looks at how to maintain your no-dig garden. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include free flights to Lord Howe Island’s Capella Lodge. MORE

BEST CAPTION: What do you reckon our Mayor is saying? The decision. MORE

REVIEW: Blonde Poison ... one room, a reflection of the past via a mirror, a photograph, etc. MORE

WINNING MINDS: Budget 2016: Education shapes as election battleground as Birmingham announces funding boost. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Gee’s Federal move puts the Nationals between a rock and a hard place in Orange. MORE

UPCOMING ELECTION: Andrew Gee chosen as Nationals candidate for Calare. MORE

RUGBY: Bye enough to keep Molong Magpies on top of Central group in GrainCorp Cup. MORE

BEST CAPTION: What do you reckon our Mayor is saying? MORE

CYCLING: Molong revels as NSW Masters cycling doubles town’s population for the day. MORE

AMALGAMATION: WA proves that bigger is not better when it comes to local government. MORE

RUGBY: Dean Butler bows out. MORE

LOCALS WIN: Hill End ruled out as the site for National Radioactive-Waste Management Facility. MORE

GENETICS: Genes behind increased chance of having non-identical twins identified. MORE

RUGBY: Molong Magpies Old Boys reunion. MORE

CHARLES STURT: Bloomfield ... local medical school must be funded in May Budget. MORE

FOOD EXPORTS: Australia Week in China: MSM Milling's Bob Mac Smith reflects on Australia’s largest-ever trade delegation. MORE

COOKING: With Roberta Muir ... Mocha Self-Saucing Pudding. MORE

REWARDING LOCALS: Daroo awards to showcase best businesses in Cabonne. MORE

CYCLING: Top cyclists to converge on Molong for NSW Masters Championships. MORE

REVIEW: Belleville ... Art imitates life. Once again Red Line Productions nails it. Don’t miss it. MORE

MOVIE NEWS: See the premiere of new film with Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: 2016 Calleen Art Award Gala Opening. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Molong Magpies continue their winning ways by defeating scrappy Pythons. MORE

ANZAC DAY: Genevieve Payne looks at the the role of animals during times of war. MORE

THEATRE: Good People ... There are no weak links in this outstanding cast. MORE

LEST WE FORGET #2: Anzac Day service ... Molong responds magnificently on the 101st anniversary of Gallipoli landings. MORE

READING: A remarkable true tale of love, loss and family. MORE

REMEMBERING: Lest We Forget ... Molong Anzac Day Dawn Service. MORE

THE FIRST MARCH: Anzac Day: Did a London parade ‘set the tone’ for a century of celebrations? MORE

REAL ESTATE: Looking for a shopfront. MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup 4th-round results ... Magpies win gives breathing space at top. MORE

READING: A tender-hearted novel about a septuagenarian who checks himself into an old people’s home in order to gain some peace ... and avoid his wife. MORE

FAKING IT: Pensioners lose millions ... scammers fake it with familiar false Fair Trading name. MORE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: New campaign to break the cycle of violence against women. MORE

THEATRE: Lake Disappointment ... an extraordinarily layered and complex performance. MORE

WINE REVIEWS: Toolangi 2013 Pauls Lane Shiraz; Shaw Vineyard 2015 Winemaker’s Selection Semillon Sauvignon Blanc; Cassegrain 2015 Seasons Autumn Merlot; Cassegrain 2015 Edition Noir Three Tiers. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: A day of absolutely sheer indulgence in the Southern Highlands. MORE

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: Stay safe on the roads this Anzac Day. MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup 4th Round ... Magpies confront last season's nemesis. MORE

MENTAL HEALTH: Smile with your mind to boost focus and productivity. MORE

MOVIE NEWS: Amusu matinees for May. MORE

FAMILY HISTORY: Looking for information about Margaret and John Halloran. MORE

READING: Finding yourself ... and love ... in the Eternal City. MORE

RUGBY: Rep honours for GrainCorp Cup trio. MORE

RURAL HEALTH: Peak doctor groups call for election commitments to fix rural health. MORE

WINE: Reviews include Centennial 2014 Single-Vineyard Pinot Noir and Yellowglen Yellow Rainbow Celebration Brut Cuvée. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd looks at how to build a no-dig garden. MORE

COOKING: Toast and salads ... simple foods that need not be boring. MORE

READING: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos ... intrigue in the art world. MORE

READING: Castle of Dreams ... a story of love, secrets, lies. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Taking a few steps back in time at The Robertson Hotel. MORE

ANZAC DAY: Guest speaker to talk about the role of veterinary surgeons and animals in conflict. MORE

CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS: Women may be more affected by shiftwork than men. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: Pay tribute to our war heroes; New export loans for Calare small businesses; Vodafone roll-out schedule. MORE

WHERE'S YA BIN? Place your old rubbish bins out for removal before Anzac Day. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Going, going ... gone? Will forced amalgamations bring about the end for the Nationals? Fairfax poll says yes. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include a visit South Australia’s idyllic Kangaroo Island. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Cabonne to join legal action against merger process. MORE

THEATRE: Hay Fever ... A masterful production of Noel Coward's masterpiece. MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup 3rd-round results. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include a program of kayak and whale-watching tours in Baja California. MORE

RUGBY: Will Oldham wins representative selection. MORE

HUNTING: New program launches message for pig doggers ... hunt safe, hunt legal. MORE

TRAVEL ADVICE: Going to Rio for the Olympics? MORE

A SPECIAL DAY: Cumnock Anzac Day program. MORE

HEALTH AWARDS: Call for nominations ... AMA Public Health Awards. MORE

THEATRE: Packed Lunch ... What a fun night out! MORE

CHILDREN'S EYESIGHT: An hour a day keeps myopia at bay ... research confirms role of outdoor light. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Magpies are genuine contenders after convincing win against Blayney Rams. MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: Enthusiastic reception for research into Nubrygyn history. MORE

RUGBY: Jubilant crowd watches Magpies move to the top of GrainCorp Central Division. MORE

TRAVEL ADVICE: Warning of credible threat from terrorists in some popular Turkish tourist areas. MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup 2nd-round results. MORE

THEATRE: Replay ... As an audience we are very much positioned to rely on intuition. MORE

MAN'S BEST FRIEND: The Australian kelpie: New book looks at mysterious origins of world-famous working dog. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include Cruise Express’s 26-day ‘Treasures of the Orient and China’. MORE

THEATRE: Savages ... Despite its grim premise has a strong suspenseful, humorous and humane undercurrent. MORE

HELP FOR HOMELESS: Ground-breaking ceremony for aged-care facility in Orange. MORE

UNFIT FOR THE FUTURE?: Cabonne Council excels in Local Government Excellence Awards. MORE

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: Charge the fun for a safe family road trip these school holidays: NRMA. MORE

ANZAC DAY: Guest speaker to talk about the role of veterinary surgeons in conflict. MORE

CALARE ELECTION: Road funding rorts highlight that marginal seats matter. MORE

GARDENING NEWS: Welcome to Kyalla Park. MORE

A SPECIAL DAY: Molong Anzac Day program. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Local Government Boundaries Commission must prove its independence in forced-amalgamation farce. MORE

TRAVEL ADVICE: Heed this warning if you're Fiji-bound. MORE

THEATRE: Charles III ... Worth your time and will leave you wondering about your position in the debate. MORE

ANZAC DAY: MCS asks pupils to participate in town march. MORE

BUSINESS RECOGNITION: MSM Milling announced as finalists in prestigious Australia-China Business Awards. MORE

RUGBY LEAGUE: Western Region selection for MCS student. MORE

BREAST CANCER: Give a life-changing gift this Mother’s Day. MORE

MUSIC: Listen to Wainwright mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. MORE

SCHOOL COMPETITION: Inspiring today’s students to influence tomorrow’s infrastructure. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Magpies start a promising campaign with a win on the road against Yeoval. MORE

THEATRE: That Eye, the Sky ... an energetic ensemble cast worked well together on a physically demanding production. MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup opening round results. MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: A lens on industrial history. MORE

NEW FUNDING ROUND: Future of Rural Financial Counselling Service secured. MORE

AMA SURVEY: Good rural health policy a vote-winner. MORE

COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN: Green light for food-labelling reforms a win for consumers. MORE

REGIONAL RESOURCES: Apply now for local economic and infrastructure project funds. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: Call and Response ... reinterpreting ORG’s permanent collection. MORE

COMMUNITY WELL-BEING: Cabonne Council donates $20,000 to help Canowindra buy ultrasound machine. MORE

THEATRE: Another Molong star in Lend Me a Tenor. MORE

THEATRE: Molong's Pringle set to star on the Orange stage. MORE

TRAVEL ADVICE: Heading to Gallipoli for Anzac Day 2016? MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include a wine-themed cruise to New Zealand in April next year aboard Celebrity Solstice. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Find your true love through a burrito. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Toole not so sharp. MORE

POLICE DRAMA: Cuffs DVD giveaway. MORE

FOOD & WINE TOURISM: Discover the true Mudgee. MORE

MYTH BUSTED: No job losses at Orange Railway Station. MORE

INDIGENOUS RECOGNITION: Supporting Calare NAIDOC Week celebrations. MORE

KEEPING RECORDS: Help for businesses in managing waste reduction. MORE

EGG FARMING: Free range could mean up to 10,000 hens per hectare under new proposal. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: Geography excursion. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: NSW Junior Chess League. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: Harmony Day. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Good tucker at The Hub in Bathurst. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: New Cowra Gallery exhibitions reflect Australian landscape and figurative art. MORE

SENIORS CARD: More energy savings for seniors. MORE

ONLINE DEAD-LETTER OFFICE: What happens to your social media accounts when you die? MORE

RUGBY: GrainCorp Cup opening round. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: Molong Magpies start season with a road trip to Yeoval. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include Park Trek Walking Holidays' new central Australian trip. MORE

READING: From Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot. MORE

FOSTERING: Barnardos seeking carers. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: Defence Force visit. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: A Gift for Living campaign; New FTA Portal empowering exporters; A Secure Australia. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd looks at how to reduce effort and waste with a no-dig garden. MORE

AMALGAMATION: NSW council amalgamations: Request for mayors, councillors to apply for new roles ‘undemocratic. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Letter to councillors another example of NSW Government arrogance. MORE

MAN'S (OR WOMAN'S) BEST FRIEND PART 2: Leigh and Annie take out NSW State Sheep Dog Trials. MORE

MAN'S BEST FRIEND: State sheep-dog trials show off Molong in its best light. MORE

A MIGHTY EFFORT: World’s greatest shave. MORE

AMALGAMATION: How Mike Baird’s ideals have been diluted. MORE

SPORTING SPIRIT: Last call for summer sport volunteers nominations. MORE

MOVIE NEWS: The Dressmaker comes to Manildra. MORE

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: Operation Tortoise – Gee urges road safety this long weekend. MORE

FIRE FIGHTING: Study calls for change in controlled burning to protect vulnerable species. MORE

REVIEW: I Did It My Way — in Yiddish — Deb Filler is a one-off well worth catching whenever she’s visiting. MORE

TRAVEL: Tigerair Australia’s latest sale offers customers the chance to snap up a bargain airfare. MORE

MAN'S BEST FRIEND: The state’s top working dogs hit the Rec. MORE

THEATRE: Swansong ... de Vanny is a genuine talent — a young actor with a huge future on the stage. MORE

THEATRE: Golem ... Is this possibly the future face of the theatre? A must see! Thumbs up! MORE

SINGAPORE-BOUND: Venturing into a cultural melting pot known as Katong. MORE

MENTAL HEALTH: Australian laws failing to protect our bullied children. MORE

RURAL CUP: Galant Molong Central downed by Oberon. MORE

THEATRE: Deb Filler is back with fantastic stories to tell! MORE

LOCAL HISTORY: Kate Gadsby to address Molong Historical Society. MORE

AGEING: Dementia guidelines aim to improve diagnosis of patients and education of carers. MORE

THEATRE: Machu Picchu ... success really rests squarely with Gilshenan and McCune. MORE

TRAVEL: Take a luxurious step back in time on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth. MORE

ORANGE F.O.O.D WEEK: Holistic Farming at Cargo Road Wines. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Local representation to be maintained? ANTY asks Toole the big question. MORE

LOCAL DELIGHTS: Just one month to go until Orange F.O.O.D Week. MORE

MONITORING: Greens call for Obama-Trudeau-style audit as fracking climate pollution grows. MORE

PRESCHOOLS: Children in Calare to benefit from Universal Access. MORE

COOKING: Luca brings Italian seasons to Australian cooking. MORE

READING: Bullying turns a new life into a nightmare. MORE

MUSIC: Candid reflections on the life and times of Nina Simone. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd looks at why we should be using more native plants. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: Rosso responds to the challenges of printmaking with a world of women. MORE

CYCLING: 577 kilometres; four days; riding for charity. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: Media reforms protect regional news; Mobile Black Spot Program Round 2; Hep C cures available today for as low as $6.20. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: More than 1500 farewell Carl Sharpe, Central West cricket giant. MORE

RUGBY ROUND-UP: By Jock Haynes: The weather might still be warm but rugby days are quickly coming around. MORE

READING: 25 years on, Bantock concludes the Griffin & Sabine love story. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include discounts of up to 30 per cent on a series of Pandaw river expeditions. MORE

CRICKET: Molong cricket pays tribute to Carl Sharpe and awards its top guns for the season. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Country defeat Cudal in Grand Final. SCOREBOOK

READING: Uncovering the story behind Australia's gum-nut babies. MORE

REVIEW: All My Love ... audience left in tears by Lawson and Gilmore's secret love story. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: Bruce Nancarrow to head P&C for 2016. MORE

SWIMMING: District Swimming Carnival. MORE

FUN AT THE FETE: Molong Central School's fabulous fete and fundraising success. MORE

SYDNEY GALLERY WATCH: Includes: A culture of celebrations: Photographs of Sydney’s Jewish community on display at the State Library. MORE

GARDENING NEWS: Garden organics clean-up. MORE

FEDERAL POLITICS: Statement by Andrew Gee MP on seeking Calare pre-selection. MORE

CRICKET: Funeral of Carl Sharpe OAM. MORE

FEDERAL POLITICS: Bathurst Nationals Branch nominates Sam Farraway for Calare pre-selection. MORE

AMALGAMATION: ANTY's submission on NSW Government Merger Proposal: Blayney, Cabonne and Orange. MORE

CRICKET: John Rozentals recalls the life of a giant of Central Western cricket, Carl Sharpe, who passed away this morning in Orange Base Hospital after a short, but I suspect very keenly fought, battle with cancer. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd welcomes autumn as he looks at what to do in the March garden. MORE

FEDERAL POLITICS: Sam Farraway seeks Nationals’ nomination for Calare. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Toole for Calare? It would be funny if it wasn’t so serious. MORE

MOVIE NEWS: Grease screenings highlight of Manildra Movie Festival. MORE

CRICKET ROUND-UP by GREG PRINGLE: Cudal v Country Grand Final. MORE

CRICKET: Oilsplus Grand Final arrangements. MORE

FEDERAL POLITICS: NSW Nationals ... Calare FEC reconstituted AGM. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal defeats Magpies to proceed to Grand Final. MORE

THEATRE: Romeo and Juliet ... this play is, of course, a commentary on parenting and all the pitfalls therein. MORE

FEDERAL POLITICS: A statement from John Cobb regarding his decision to retire from Federal Parliament. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Baird’s beaches backflip shows up the politics of forced amalgamations. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: Showing off the work from postcode 2800. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: Greek cafés ... an important chapter in the history of Australian culture. MORE

GALLERY WATCH: Playful, colourful designs from Olivia Henry. MORE

STMP: Domestic violence re-offenders in police sights. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 7: Taking possession of our new home in Orange. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: Student Representative Council inducted. MORE

MOLONG CENTRAL SCHOOL: MCS Primary School Leaders recognised. MORE

LAND DEGRADATION: Applications open for $3 million pest and weed drought funds. MORE

MUSIC: Amber Cashel’s lusciously melodic voice comes to the Molong RSL. MORE

COOKING: Cut salt from your diet without missing out on any taste. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include enjoying fine seasonal fare at North-East Victoria’s High Country Harvest. MORE

FUND-RAISING: Molong Central School fete. MORE

NUCLEAR WASTE: Liberal and Labor vote to ignore waste-dump community concerns. MORE

CRICKET: Magpies team for Saturday 27 February. MORE

GRANTS: NSW Government injects further funding into local arts and cultural facilities. MORE

THEATRE: The Ritz ... chock full of snappy one liners, wonderful characters & timeless slapstick. MORE

CRICKET ROUND-UP by GREG PRINGLE: Country into cricket Grand Final, RSL eliminated. MORE

CRICKET: Minor Semi-Final: Magpies 9/150 defeated RSL 78. MORE

CRICKET: Major Semi-Final: Country 3/186 defeated Cudal 119. MORE

THEATRE: The Blind Giant Is Dancing ... provides twist upon twist to a cleverly conceived plot. MORE

AMALGAMATION: KPMG million-dollar hour — why savings will not eventuate. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 6: Frustrated house-hunting and coming to grips with life Down Under. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Statement from Andrew Gee regarding Labor’s notice of motion in the NSW Legislative Assembly on local-government amalgamations. MORE

REVIEW: Arcadia ... do go and see this theatrical gem in the flesh. MORE

CRICKET: Greg Pringle makes some fearless predictions on the first weekend of the finals series. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal claim minor premiership. MORE

GARDENING: Reg Kidd looks at water-friendly garden designs. MORE

THEATRE: The Pride ... has me from the opening dialogue. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Country 1/215 defeat Molong RSL 212. SCOREBOOK

CRICKET: Cudal 5/114 defeat Molong Magpies 109. SCOREBOOK

THEATRE: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Reimagined ... potentially a highly entertaining palette of wit, tragedy, philosophy and modern quips. MORE

CWA LEADERSHIP: Orange local woman of the year announced. MORE

CRICKET: Magpies team for Saturday 13 February ... still a player short. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: Tax reform; One-step online registration to increase organ donation; Nominate, celebrate and support Australia’s small and medium businesses. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 5: Life at Cowra becomes a threesome and time to find a new home. MORE

THEATRE: The Secret River ... An epic story that transcends theatre. I urge you to go and see it. MORE

CRICKET ROUND-UP by GREG PRINGLE: Same old as Cudal trounce RSL and Magpies bat poorly against Country. MORE

TRAVEL NEWS: NSW First workshops available to tourism operators in the region. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Local Government consultations: Gee still backing Cabonne. MORE

THEATRE: Jack of Hearts ... hearty congratulations David on a very fine achievement in notching up a half century. MORE

BACK TO SCHOOL: New faces at Molong Central School. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include the reopening of one of Australia’s greatest bushwalks, the Overland Track in the Tasmanian World Heritage wilderness. MORE

THEATRE: The Whale ... an uncomfortable performance to watch but it is also multi-faceted and totally captivating. MORE

MAN'S BEST FRIEND: A wonderful dogs' world coming up at the Molong Recreation Ground. MORE

ONLINE DATING: Looking for love? Read the fine print. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Secrecy and deceit as the Baird Government hides its business case and 20 KPMG consultants’ reports. MORE

CRICKET: Oilsplus cricket status quo maintained as Magpies and RSL fail to go the distance. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal 3/48 defeat Molong RSL 10/45. SCOREBOOK

AMALGAMATION: Concerned Cabonne residents speak out against amalgamation. MORE

GREAT ALBUMS: Jayes Gallery announces its Classic Nights concert line-up. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Riddell St closed as Cabonne residents vent frustration. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 4: Settling into life at Cowra ... and a few running battles with the Hungarian ladies. MORE

THEATRE: The lost love story of Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore told at Glen Street Theatre. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: Safer Streets Program 2; Farmers encouraged to speak on market power misuse; Opportunities in regional Australia. MORE

TRAVEL: John Rozentals tries out Melbourne's Victoria Hotel and finds a splendid location right in the heart of the city. MORE

AMALGAMATION: New site examines financial implications of forced council amalgamations. MORE

LOCAL RECOGNITION: Rural Women’s Award names Orange's Sophie Hansen finalist. MORE

GARDENING: The February garden ... a time to begin harvesting the rewards, but Reg Kidd also stresses the need to keep up the watering. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 3: Three weeks at Bathurst camp, then a 'policeman's' job in Cowra. MORE

CRICKET ROUND-UP: by GREG PRINGLE | Cudal takes top spot and RSL records first win. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal takes competition lead. MORE

WINE: Pipers Brook 2013 Pinot Noir; Yering Station 2013 Chardonnay; Hamelin Bay 2015 Rosé; Hamelin Bay 2012 Rampant Red. MORE

CRICKET SCOREBOOK: Molong RSL 7/68 defeat Molong Magpies 67. MORE

TRAVEL: Latest deals & news include getting into your ’60s, ’70s and ’80s grooves on Captain Cook's inaugural Murray River music cruise. MORE

SPEEDING: Income-based traffic fines. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY PT 2: Welcome to OZ — contractual obligations and a hearty breakfast. MORE

RAINFALL REPERCUSSIONS: Canowindra Library closed due to water damage. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Grinstead Cup team for January 31. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Eugowra Citizen of the Year — Dugald Wright. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Eugowra Community Group of the Year — Eugowra Community Driving Group. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Cumnock Citizen of the Year — Suzanne O’Brien. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Cumnock Community Group of the Year — Cumnock Golf Club. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Yeoval Young Citizen of the Year — Jake Monk. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Yeoval Citizen of the Year — Valerie Moore. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Yeoval Community Group of the Year — Yeoval and District Men's Shed. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Mullion Creek Citizen of the Year — Chelsea Ostini. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Mullion Creek Community Group of the Year — The Bee Team. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Mullion Creek Young Citizen of the Year — Tiffany Atkinson. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Manildra Community Group of the Year — Manildra Showground & Public Recreastion Trust. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Manildra Junior Citizen of the Year — Heidi Townsend. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Manildra Citizen of the Year — Bruce Reynolds. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Magpies team for Saturday 30 January. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: A fantastic celebration of what's fabulous about being an Australian. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Plenty of joy in a very competitive damper competition. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Cudal Community Group of the Year — Ben Mitchell Rugby Tribute Committee. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Cudal Citizen of the Year — Geoff Monk. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Cudal Junior Citizen of the Year — Courtney Davies. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Decorating rocks in 'the place of many rocks'. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: The CWA ... Molong’s Australia Day Community Group of the Year. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Ben Brown ... Molong’s Australia Day Young Citizen of the Year. MORE

AUSTRALIA DAY 2016: Sue Wild ... Molong’s Australia Day Citizen of the Year. MORE

MOVIES: See Oddball amid Amusu's history. MORE

MUSIC: You might need to buy this ... Various artists, Jazz and ’80s ... The NYC Series. MORE

A MIGRANT'S STORY: Australia, here we come ... my late father's arrival in the Central West. MORE

GARDENING: Gardening for all ... Reg Kidd explains that horticulture can be vocational, recreational and therapeutic. MORE

CRICKET: Cricket Round-Up, by GREG PRINGLE | Cudal and Country continue winning ways. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal 5/97 defeat Molong Magpies 96. SCORESHEET

CRICKET: Molong Country 148 defeat Molong RSL 131. SCORESHEET THEATRE: The Tribe ... Shamma charms us with his recollections, charismatically and compassionately sharing events. MORE

REVIEW: The Good Doctor ... the end of an era for Sydney theatre. MORE THEATRE & DANCE: Performing arts companies to tour Orange. MORE

THEATRE: The Golden Age ... not an easy play to watch but it is totally absorbing and a most important work. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Magpies team for Saturday 23 January. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Premier Baird agrees to meet with Cabonne resident. MORE DESTINATION SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: Solar Springs ... it's definitely healthy, but not scarily so. MORE

CRICKET: Greg Pringle looks back on the latest Oilsplus games, where Country beat Magpies and Cudal defeated RSL. MORE

BOOKS: The incredible life story of nomadic writer Ernestine Hill. MORE

CRICKET: Oilsplus Molong competition points after last Saturday's (Jan 16) round. MORE

CRICKET: Cudal 4-174 defeat Molong RSL 168. SCORESHEET

CRICKET: Molong Country 175 defeat Molong Magpies 93. SCORESHEET REVIEW: Thomas Murray and the Upside Down River ... a serious-minded and ambitious saga, intelligently and strikingly crafted. MORE

RENEWABLE ENERGY: Two solar farms in the Orange electorate shortlisted for funding. MORE FEDERAL POLITICS: Statement from John Cobb regarding Calare electorate boundary changes. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Vociferous crowd highlights strength of Cabonne's anti-amalgamation sentiment. MORE AMALGAMATION: A reply from John Cobb MP on the merging of councils. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Magpies team for Saturday 16 January. MORE GARDENING: The January garden ... mulch, mulch and more mulch. MORE

Molong Online welcomes its new gardening columnist, Reg Kidd, through some verse penned a few years ago by Blue the Shearer. MORE AMALGAMATION: Public inquiry into Cabonne merger proposal to be held in Molong. MORE

RECYCLING: Greens launch campaign for a real container-deposit scheme for NSW. MORE MOVIES: See Last Cab amid Amusu's history. MORE

COOKING: Top chef responds to diabetic challenge. MORE

ENVIRONMENTAL FUNDING: National Landcare grants hit the Central West. MORE

RUGBY: In pursuit of Bill ... a history of the quest for world rugby supremacy. MORE

EMERGENCIES: New funds prepare Orange community for natural disasters. MORE

ESSENTIAL ENERGY: Streetlight replacement program. MORE

FEDERAL ROUNDS: Working with you in 2016; Elvis is in the house; Tariff cuts kick in; Scammers are on the job. MORE

BOOKS: Finding a path through grief, love and loss. MORE

MUSIC: Links to great David Bowie songs. MORE

MUSIC: Farewell to a musical hero. MORE THE SUITE LIFE: John Rozentals adds QT Sydney to his desirable list — slick inner-city hotel with a huge difference but also the mod-cons. MORE

AMALGAMATION: The numbers look big, but ... let’s do some sums. MORE AMALGAMATION: Council decision making during merger proposal periods. MORE

WINE: Location spot on, but John Cassegrain seeks grapes from cooler climes. MORE SYDNEY THEATRE: Jasper Jones ... distilling the essence and concerns of the lengthy novel into a manageable theatrical experience. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Cabonne merger proposal referred to Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government. MORE AMALGAMATION: NSW councils shake-up: is the endgame near? MORE

WATER SAFETY: Swim lesson enrolments now open. MORE CIRCUS: Slapstick and mishaps belie the strength, grace, control of Circus Oz's latest production. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Wouldn’t have the spine in the city. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Back off Baird ... we’re in this together for the long haul. MORE

COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Small is beautiful ... December Cumnock Markets a great success. MORE

VET SERVICE: Wellington Vet Hospital visiting Cumnock. MORE

CRICKET: Molong Oilsplus competition resumes 16 January. MORE

AMALGAMATION: First SOCC Meeting for 2016! MORE

OUTSTANDING YOUNG WOMAN : Sarah Cohen chosen as Cabonne Youth Ambassador. MORE

AMALGAMATION: A letter of thanks for previous support and a plea to maintain the action. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Quest for a clearer road north leads to magnificent scenery on the Rim. MORE

WINE: The Australian wine industry really knows how to play the name game. PLUS REVIEWS. MORE

AMALGAMATION: COMMENT: Assurances from 'at the top' prove worthless for Cabonne and others. MORE

PATRIOTIC SPIRIT: What’s on in Cabonne for Australia Day 2016 — Tuesday, 26 January. MORE

AMALGAMATION: John Davis should put up or shut up. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Forced council mergers ... NSW Government outlines the process. MORE

THEATRE: The Sound of Music ... If you do only see one musical over the next 12 months or so, this would be a fine one to select. MORE

COOKING: Explore the flavours of fire as Maeve O'Meara leads a food safari. MORE

BOOKS: Celebrated author leads John Lennon on a wild quest tale. MORE

FESTIVE SPIRIT: Canowindra Christmas Decoration Competition winners announced. MORE

TOURISM: Holiday in northern Europe ... and grab some 'Baltic Gold' while you're there. MORE

MUSIC: New album from The Cat Empire to be released on 11 March ... pre-order now. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Inaugural Molong community Christmas lunch ... good food, warm hearts. MORE

GARDENING: Leading gardener to join the Molong Online team. MORE

OVER-INDULGING: Eat responsibly ... do not let Christmas weigh you down. MORE

COLLISION THREAT: Risk of giant comet hitting Earth higher than previously thought, astronomers say. MORE

COOKING: No laughing matter ... Jane Kennedy's collection of flavour-packed recipes. MORE

AMALGAMATION: John Cobb throws his support behind an independent Cabonne. MORE

BOOKS: Exploring Berlin ... a city of exiles. MORE

BOOKS: Tim Johnston's Descent heralds the arrival of a master storyteller. MORE

AMALGAMATION: Cabonne residents flock to support their Council’s stand-alone stance. MORE

JOHN'S MOLONG BLOG: Come on, be part of today's high-noon showdown and stand up for YOUR council. MORE