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TENNANT AND DISTRICT TIMES FRIDAY 3 JULY 2015 3
Show catalogue will be available at our website: http://tennantcreekshow.com.au
Use your Basics Card to buy entry tickets to the Show. Available now at The Emporium.
TICKET PRICES: Adults: $15. Aged Pensioners: $5. Kids under 7: $2. Kids 7 -17: $ 10.
Family Pass: $35 (2 adults, 2 children). Bar passes available from Secretary’s Office: $5.
Tennant Creek & District
Friday 10 July 2015
LODGEMENT OF ENTRIES
Entries in Sections D, E, G, H, L, M and P items must be received at the Show
Society’s Exhibition building by 2pm on Wednesday preceding the Show.
Entries for other categories (perishable items) must be received by 2pm on Thursday
preceding the Show.
Entries may be lodged by mail to the Show Society, PO Box 515, Tennant Creek NT
0861 by the closing times mentioned above.
The correct fees must accompany each entry form and intending exhibitors are
advised to carefully read the Special Regulations applying to each Section. Be
advised some categories have been altered from previous years.
Tennant Creek and District Show Society Office at Jubilee Park will be open daily
from 8.30am - 5pm in the week before the Show.
Showgrounds Office: Phone/Fax 8962 1254
After Hours: Chief Steward Yvonne Mudford.
GENERAL ENTRY FORM
Post to: The Secretary, PO Box 515, Tennant Creek 0861
Subject to the RULES and REGULATIONS of the Society, I hereby request that enter the undermentioned
exhibits to your Show to be held on the Society’s grounds.
Name ______________________________________ Phone _____________________________
Postal Address ____________________________________________________________________
Date of Birth ___________________ (for 16 years and Under)
I declare these entries to be my own work and bona fide property
Signed ___________________________ Date _________________________
NOTE: No late entries. Fees MUST accompany the entry form which must be signed by the exhibitor.
(USE A SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH SECTION)
Entry No. Class
Description of entry
Phone 8962 2049 or 8962 2522
OPEN 7 DAYS: 11AM - 3PM AND 5PM - 10.30PM
• 2 x Large Pizzas
• Garlic Bread
• 1.25 litre soft drink
$35 pick up. $40 delivered.
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A TRADITIONAL dance festival in Ali Curung
next Monday is expected to attract guests
from throughout the Barkly.
The community has extended an open invitation to be
a part of the event which runs for four days.
The dance festival, organised by Arlpwe Art Gallery,
includes a performance by Psycus Circus on Monday
and traditional men’s and women’s dancing on Tuesday.
There’ll be spear throwing, mask making, sports ac-
tivities and an art exhibition on Wednesday followed
by footy matches all day on Thursday.
The festival is part of NAIDOC Week celebrations.
In Tennant Creek, there’s a huge line-up of entertain-
ment beginning with a main street march on Monday
morning. Arts, sports and activities for children and
elders are all part of the agenda.
See pages 5 and 11 for more information.
Huge line-up for NAIDOC Week celebrations
TWO people have died after the car in which they were
travelling struck a bull on the Barkly Highway last Satur-
A 35 year-old front-seat passenger died at the scene of the crash
while the 68 year-old driver passed away later that night after being
medevacced to Alice Springs.
Two female passengers were treated for minor head injuries at the
Tennant Creek Hospital.
The driver was from Alpurrurulam while the other three were Ten-
nant Creek residents.
The accident, 125 kilometres east of Three Ways, occurred at about
2:30am. The group had been heading towards Tennant Creek.
Meanwhile, a man died after being hit by a light truck in Elliott on
Territory Duty Superintendent Bob Harrison said it was understood
the man had boarded the Greyhound bus in South Australia and left
the bus when it pulled into Elliott early in the morning.
“He had been seen behaving in an erratic manner in Elliott before
he was struck by a passing vehicle,” he said.
“Medical staff from the local clinic tried to resuscitate the man,
however he passed away a short time later.”
Police are keen to hear from any witnesses.
Senior Constable Jeshua Kelly from Elliott Police is keen to hear
from anyone who may have been travelling through Elliott between
5:50am and 7:00am on Monday and saw the man in the moments
leading up to his death.
“He is described as being of Caucasian appearance and of solid
build, aged in his 30s with short red-brown hair and numerous tat-
toos,” Senior Constable Kelly said.
“He was wearing light coloured striped shorts and a light coloured
t-shirt. I urge anyone with any information to contact Police on 131
444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.”
Two dead after car crashes into bull
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