Goulburn Valley News - Triple M 95.3 Friday August 4 2017

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Friday August 4 2017 

A committal hearing into a son’s alleged murder of his father from Mooroopna has wrapped up, with witnesses providing evidence over a 2 day period. 

It was heard Nathan Missen sought out multiple acquaintances for assistance in committing the murder and dumping the body; the victim Mark Missen had also complained to police about being assaulted by his son prior to his death.

The accused sat through proceedings despite being in the midst of cancer treatment. He has pleading not guilty.


A semi-trailer has jackknifed just south of Euroa at Creightons Creek, occurring at around 1am this morning.

The driver was unharmed in the incident and no offences were recorded.


The Goulburn Valley community has less than TWO WEEKS to nominate inspiring people for the 2017 NATIONAL disability awards.

Assistant Disability Services Minister JANE PRENTICE says there's five award categories to help recognise people who profoundly impacted the lives of people with a disability.


LaTrobe Uni in Shepparton will hold an Open Day today, kicking off at 4pm and running into the evening. 

Prospective students will gain the chance to learn about courses, speak with teaching staff, and tour the Uni's facilities. 

Information will also be on hand regarding the uni's Aspire program, which LaTrobe's community engagement officer Kristina Marko says it gives students a chance to study based not just on ATAR.


In the Picola and District Northwest League, Strathmerton will be back in action this weekend following their bye, with the Dogs raring to go against Berrigan. 

Meantime Mathoura travel to Jerilderie, it'll be top versus bottom when Picola host Yarroweyah and Tocumwal host Deniliquin.

A big round in the South East comp also with Shepp East hosting Tungamah. The winner will sit on top of the table at rounds end. 

In other matches it’s Dookie vs Rennie, Waaia against Katunga and Katandra hosting Katamatite.