FIVE YEARS AGO
SEARCH GOES ON
Griffith police have played down reports of a fresh lead in the mystery of Donald Mackay's murder. Griffith Detective Superintendent Michael Rowan accused a newspaper in Victoria of taking his comments about Australia's first political assassination out of context and insisted there were no major developments to speak of.
MEDICAL CANNABIS USE GAINS SUPPORT
Griffith's terminally ill patients could be allowed to use medical cannabis in as little as two months under new laws being considered in NSW parliament. The move has the support of several senior ministers in the Baird government, some of Australia's largest medical unions, as well as the Cancer Council.
MARLENE'S DEDICATION RECOGNISED
Marlene Nehme works tirelessly with the refugee communities in Griffith and across the Riverina and has now been recognised with one of the highest humanitarian awards in NSW.
TEN YEARS AGO
SWINE FLU CLINIC CLOSES
Griffith Base Hospital's specialist swine flu clinic has been closed following the Federal Government's decision to downgrade the threat level of the virus.
VOTE TO TIGHTEN WATER USE
Griffith looks poised for a return to Level 3 water restrictions after confirmation it will receive only half of its town allocation when the new season starts.
LOSING STREAK OVER
Like going from a drought to a flood, the Griffith Swans have come out of its losing streak with a vengeance, after downing the North Wagga Saints by a massive 166 points to 71.
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
POLICE APPEAL FOR CALL
Police are still unable to confirm whether it was a bullet that smashed through a tractor window at a Bilbul Road property on Tuesday, narrowly missing its 17-year-old driver.
BLACKS BACK WITH BIG WIN
Griffith Blacks scored their biggest victory in almost two years on Saturday with a 89-0 shellacking of Wagga City in their Southern Inland clash.
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