Goulburn Valley News - Triple M 95.3 Tuesday September 5 2017

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5 September 2017

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Human remains have been discovered in the Moira State Forest near Barmah.

A skull was found at 530 on Saturday afternoon in remote bushland - a further search on Sunday uncovered more remains.

These will undergo DNA testing in an effort to identify who they belong to.

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Campaspe Shire's undertaking a feasibility study to determine whether a community hydrotherapy pool is a worthwhile idea.

A cost benefit analysis will be provided - weighing up community need, potential locations and partnership opportunities.

Council say the study is required following the closure of a privately run facility in Echuca some years ago.

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The loudness, diction, costume and scroll arrangement of two career town criers from the GV will be put to the test this Wednesday at a national competition.

Violet Town's James Carter and Echuca/Moama's Judy Campbell have polished their favourite bells, and ironed out their livery ahead of their big performances in West Wyalong.

Mr Carter says he fancies himself a chance of placing well against 17 competitors.

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Strathbogie's Business Awards for 2017 have been dished out, with Mitchelton Wines one of the big winners.

The Ministry of Chocolate claimed the New Business Excellence Award - while the Winery's Sue Gall won the Employee Recognition Award.

Four Nagambie businesses and a Euroa Supermarket also took home awards.

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Mooroopna's Clayton Oliver has been named the AFL's best Young player of the Year.

The 20-year-old had a breakout second season at the Demons, finishing with an average of 30 disposals, and over 6 tackles and clearances per game.

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Meantime Seymour's Josh Schache has been allowed to finish his season a week early - Brisbane allowing him to skip the NEAFL grand final and return home.

The young forward's played 10 games in his first season, and took a mid-season break to return home.

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Matthew Graham's won an historic sixth ABOM Mogul Challenge at Mount Buller, the most in the event's 29 year history.

His speed, skill and style was undeniable, comfortably defeating opponents in each dual on his way to the title.

In the Women’s, Nicole Parks claimed her fourth ABOM title, upsetting five-time winner, and current World Champion Britt Cox.

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The Goulburn Murray Youth Girls team's been announced for a Vline Cup Tournament in Mid-September.

It includes 5 players from Euroa, 3 from Finley, 4 from Mooroopna, 2 Northern Angels, 6 Shepp United players and 2 from Shepp Notre.

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Barooga's Daniel Johnston has missed out on selection for the TAC Cup team of the year, despite being the leading goal kicker for the league in 2017.

North Albury's Ben Paton was the only Murray Bushranger to get the call up.

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