Craw­ford cou­ple tie the knot

Southern Riverina news - - News -

The mar­riage of a lo­cal cou­ple was cel­e­brated in Echuca re­cently.

Ash­ley, son of Ste­wart and Anne Craw­ford, mar­ried Sarah, daugh­ter of Doug and Cathy Wright from Co­bram.

Ash­ley was at­tended by his brother Bren­don, Tim Far­rell and Michael Wheatly. Sarah’s brides­maids were her sis­ters, Jes­sica and Carly Brooks.

A re­cep­tion for 120 guests was at Os­car W’s res­tau­rant with a re­cov­ery on Sun­day on a house­boat.

The new­ly­weds have made their home in Tocumwal. 2012 is the Na­tional Year of Read­ing and what bet­ter place to start than your lo­cal li­brary.

Nowa­days books are still the main­stay of the li­brary with tech­nol­ogy run­ning a close sec­ond.

A li­brary hap­pen­ing will take place on Thurs­day, March 8 when there will be a Lit­er­ary Lun­cheon at Ber­ri­gan. This is to cel­e­brate the In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day.

More about the guest speaker, the au­thor of Hell is Only Half Full, next week.

If there is enough in­ter­est a bus will run from Tocumwal. Names down at the li­brary. The Na­tional Cy­cling Cham­pi­onships in Ade­laide last week had a Tocumwal con­nec­tion.

Six­teen year-old Emily Mcred­mond, a mem­ber of the Western Aus­tralian un­der-19 pur­suit team that won a sil­ver medal in a hotly con­tested race.

Emily is a daugh­ter of Suellen (Poustie), grand­daugh­ter of Bev and niece of Donna and Leanne. Tocumwal PROBUS re­turn from their sum­mer break with a meet­ing at Tocumwal Rail­way Sta­tion Mu­seum on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 16.

Guest speaker is Mr Hul­land, who will tell of his life in Tocumwal and work­ing for the mint. School for 2012 is in full swing.

Tocumwal Public School swim­ming scheme for the pupils has be­gun, cul­mi­nat­ing with the Swim­ming Car­ni­val on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 17.

A large num­ber of Kinder­garten stu­dents have been wel­comed to the school along with new teacher Kate Gowty who brings to the school her ex­ten­sive mu­si­cal skills.

Happy birth­day to the many who had their spe­cial days dur­ing Jan­uary. Happy birth­day this week to Will An­der­son, Sarah Van­der­hoek and Macken­zie Loughridge.

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