World news – Daily catch-up process: February 11, 2021


Forecast: Partly cloudy. Low (20 percent) chance of a shower. Light winds are 15 to 20 km / h in the early afternoon from east to southeast and light in the evening. Maximum daytime temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Evelyn Freeman (nee Mitchell) of Grafton, died February 4th at the age of 69. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Evelyn’s memorial service, which will take place on Thursday, February 11th, from 10 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church.

Mark Andrew KrugerLate of Waterview Heights passed away on February 5, 2021 at the age of 60. A private cremation takes place.

From South Grafton, formerly from Erskine, Newton. Died on February 8, 2021 at the age of 74. Rob will have a funeral service on Friday, February 12th at 11am at the Salvation Army Citadel, 91 Oliver St, Grafton. A private cremation will follow.

Troy Clarence Skinner Formerly of Grafton, died in Kempsey, died January 1st, 2021 at the age of 24. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Troy’s memorial service, which is held at Clarence Lawn Cemetery on Armidale Road in South Grafton on Friday, February 12 at 1pm.

Mark Peter Rennard Formerly from Wauchope, Bourke, Sydney, Lobethal and Noosaville. Deceased at the age of 91. A private cremation was carried out at Mark’s request.

Formerly from Lawrence, late from Grafton, passed away on February 8, 2021 at the age of 85. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend Lola’s funeral service, which will take place on Monday, February 15 at 11 a.m. at Clarence Lawn Cemetery on Armidale Road, South Grafton.

1929 The Kingdom of Italy and the Vatican sign the Lateran Treaty and create Vatican City as the smallest country in the world and an enclave of Rome.

1990 Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa, after 27 years as a political prisoner.

2001 A Dutch programmer started the Anna Kournikova virus, which infects millions of emails about a cartoon photo of the tennis star.

The brand new Grafton Bridge added another piece to our city’s history, but an integral part of our past has also been given new life. Read more here.

Three Vietnamese men allegedly involved in the cultivation of cannabis valued at an estimated $ 17.79 million will deny the facts against them. Read more here.

While cases of COVID-19 still raise their heads across the country, the Northern NSW Local Health District has something to celebrate. Read more here.


Over 1000 people traveled to the Maclean Showground on Friday to say goodbye to beloved Lawrence Larrikin Bruce Green.


Ambulance services were called to the Clarence Correctional Center this morning following the incident.


Local breweries say investing in the area will result in more success stories like their own

People and places

Survivors of the 1979 horror boat ride off Evans Head tell their story as their missing companion, who was eventually identified by DNA


Family and friends say goodbye to Grafton Basketball, the faithful Roma Brotherson


VIDEO / PICS of the scene as a helicopter that was flown to the Gold Coast as a driver with suspected serious injuries


A court in Coffs heard that he was grappling with « feelings of guilt » over the death of his fifth child as his addiction worsened.


A court heard that a Cowper woman returned a value of 0.168 after her involvement …


Plonka’s offer to qualify for the national championship two years in a row …


The swimming hole has recovered from algal blooms, but a fallen rail means access …

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