Daily Catch-up: October 19, 2020

WEATHER

GRAFTON: 15-25 YAMBA: 16-24 MACLEAN: 16-25 COPMANHURST: 15-25 WOOLI: 16-23 BARYULGIL: 16-26

FUNERAL NOTICES

Laurel Irene Dugmore

Passed away peacefully on October 14, 2020 aged 79 years. A funeral service will be held at Al Saints Anglican Church, Yamba, on Tuesday, October 20 at 2pm.

David Keith McIntosh (known as Keith)
Formerly of Grafton and Iluka, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2020 aged 94. A memorial service will be held when travel restrictions are eased. 

ON THIS DAY

1648  The ‘shoemakers of Boston’ – the first labour organisation in what would become the United States – was authorised by the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

1845  Leichardt discovers the Roper River in northern Australia, but loses three of his best horses whilst attempting to cross.

1872  The largest single piece of reef gold discovered in the world is found at Hill End in New South Wales.

1967  A Russian unmanned spacecraft makes the first landing on the surface of Venus.

1987  The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 22.6% on ‘Black Monday’, the largest one-day decline in recorded stock market history.

2015  US scientists from University of California find evidence life on earth may have begun 4.1 billion years ago, 300 million earlier than previously thought.

PUZZLES & HOROSCOPES

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LOTTO

Saturday Lotto results draw: 4095

Winning numbers: 14, 12, 8, 38, 5, 16

Supps: 3, 17

Division 1: $928,717.27

Division 2: $7,960.35$5498.45

Division 3: $842.90

Division 4: $24.60

Division 5: $13.60

Division 6: $7.90

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

A HUSBAND and wife survived an incredible crash on the new section of the Pacific Highway. The couple were traveling north in a Lexus car when the male driver fell asleep and drifted into the centre guard wire, travelled

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