Around West Arthur: Wonderful wool win at Royal Show

The King family won the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Show fleece section with their Supreme fleece produced by a stud superfine Poll Merino ram. Image by Shutterstock.

The King family won the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Show fleece section with their Supreme fleece produced by a stud superfine Poll Merino ram. Image by Shutterstock.

Wonderful Wool Win

Congratulations to the King family of Rangeview Darkan who are king of the 2018 IGA Perth Royal Show fleece section with their Rangeview Grazing entry being announced the Supreme fleece produced by a stud superfine Poll Merino ram.

A delighted Jeremy King said it was good news to claim the top award after having been runner-up on four occasions, twice with ram and twice with ewe fleeces in 30 years of showing on and off at the Perth Show.

Agrimaster Tips and Tricks

If you want to get the best out of your farm accounting program come along to the Tips and Tricks presentation at the West Arthur CRC on October 12 from 10am-12noon.

The cost is $30 per person. You will need to be competent in Agrimaster to attend the session.

Book your place by phoning the CRC on 9736 2000.

Sympathy

The West Arthur community would like to offer its condolences to the families of two long time residents who have recently passed away.

Thinking of the family of both Gloria Spiers and Gloria Steddy, both valued members of our community.

Seniors Christmas Lunch

It’s time once again to book for the annual Seniors Lunch at the Darkan and Districts Sports Club on November 21 at 11am.

Call West Arthur CRC on 9736 2000 or Shirley Marsh on 0428 845 173.

The Doctor & The Butcher

You are invited to a special evening for Mental Health Week 2018.

Come along and listen to Dr Coert Erasmus and butcher Kim Batt for an entertaining and informative evening at the West Arthur CRC on October 25 at 6.30pm.

Enjoy a beverage and a real steak burger and maybe win a meat pack.

RSVPs essential by October 19 to the CRC on 9736 2000.

CRC Calendar 2019

The CRC are producing another calendar for 2019 this time with the theme of upcycling on the farm and around the place.

What’s your best reuse ideas that would make a good photo? Send your entries to westarthur@crc.net.au.

Darkan Swimming Pool

The pool is nearly open again and so it’s time to requalify for a pool key.

The next assessment is on October 11 at 4pm and then October 16 at 5pm.

Contact the Shire on 9736 2222 to book in.

Darkan CWA Update

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of the recent CWA stall in Darkan in September.

An amazing total of $730 was raised which will go to the CWA Drought Relief fund over east.

Darkan Darts Grand Final

Darkan had a team in both the A- and B-grade grand final recently.

Unfortunately A-grade Darkan Blue were runners-up to Morans, while B-grade Darkan Red defeated Redbacks to claim the final.

Congratulations to Darkan winners of various trophies including Murray Boxall as Doubles winner, George Anthony Gray with Most Hundreds in the Season and Singles winner and Dave Wright as Singles Plate winner.