Five local juniors are heading overseas, representing Australia, to take on South Africa in a sporting event that dates back thousands of years.
It's called tent pegging and at the moment, our region is producing the best junior competitors in Australia.
A court has heard that a grandmother on a disability pension faces a prison term after torching her landlord's house in a "minute of insanity".February 1, 3:13 pm
An 87-year-old woman has done what many young people wouldn't even dream of.
Tess Cross took up gliding in West Wyalong.
Turns out skydiving at 81 just wasn't enough.
Who's the king - or queen - of the car park?
Well, a lot of men might be surprised to hear that women are in fact the better parkers out there on our roads and in our car parks.
Have you every heard of latte art?
Well, it's yet another area where our region excels.
A Wagga coffee maker's been named the state's best, in the art of designing, of all things, the froth on top of a cappuccino.
Tamworth Harness Racing Club's night of nights had an added twist.
In the lead up to the Golden Guitar final, a cyclist and a runner took on local horse Bad Trouble around the track.
This year's Elvis Festival was the biggest in its 20 year history.
And organisers say there's plenty of lycra and colourful floats in them yet.
They're already thinking ahead to next year.
Have you ever heard of photobomb, maybe tweep, or even slashy?
Well these are just a few new words, that have gripped the nation in 2011.
They're featured in the annual update of the Macquarie Dictionary online.
The world's strongest man - Australian Derek Boyer - attempted a new world record on Australia Day in Lismore on the NSW north coast.
The Albury resident tried to lift a rock that weighed 1100kg.
A wildlife carer has taken matters into her own hands. She's started a state campaign raising awareness about the plight of an endangered species. And all you have to do is toot your car horn.January 24, 3:12 pm
West Wyalong will become the first yard dog club in Australia to hold puppy trials.
It's usually only the big well-trained kelpies that compete in yard trials.
But West Wyalong will have their best pups on show to promote breeding and help future sales
There's been a lot of family combinations in sport over the years.
At next week's national Team Roping finals in Tamworth, there'll be two - from the same family.
Potentially lethal pine cones have been cut down in Wagga. Sounds like a B-grade horror movie.
But Wagga Council says it can't risk people being hit by pineapple-sized nuts.
A group of eight women is about to attempt a month-long trek in Australia's remote Kimberley region in a bid to set a world record. They'll have to rely on a stash of nuts and salami to keep them going! As well as sheer will power and determination.January 17, 2:43 pm
Today marks the first Black Friday of three this year.
Its origin goes back centuries, and is an important date for the superstitious.
But is Friday the 13th actually a worry?