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FLASHBACK: March 1970

The last rites were being read over the famous Bulimba Cup inter-city competition after Brisbane thrashed Ipswich 66-5 at Lang Park in the first match of the 1970 series. 184 more words


James Ross's sixteenth birthday

James Ross was born in Gledfield, Ross-Shire, in the winter of 1827, the fourth child of the village blacksmith and his wife. James’ birthday was the 31st of January, but there were a lot of children (12 in all) in the Ross family and it is unlikely that there was much fuss around the celebrations of birthdays. 1,096 more words


Communion season in nineteenth century Ross-Shire

It seems likely that James Ross carried the name Ferintosh to Australia with him because of a profound spiritual experience that he had at Ferintosh Burn in the 1840s when the Reverend Dr John McDonald was the minister at Urquhart, the parish which contained the area known as Ferintosh. 1,398 more words


The "Preaching Dell" at Ferintosh

The note above, written by my grandmother, Winifred Ross (1901-1999), is attached to a photo of her father, William Ross (1861-1939). I have come to realise that it is not entirely accurate. 2,794 more words


Harrisburg murder suspect arrested in Baltimore

HARRISBURG, PA. –  Deputy U.S. Marshals arrest a Harrisburg man wanted on a murder charge in Maryland.  Harrisburg City Police are holding an arrest warrant for John McDonald, III, 22, charging him with criminal homicide. 151 more words


Harrisburg police investigating two weekend murders

HARRISBURG — Two murders in less than 48 hours have Harrisburg police on high alert.

“We are beefing up our patrols,” Sgt. Gabriel Oliver with the Harrisburg Police Bureau said. 407 more words


Wife of murdered Harrisburg man pleads for help

HARRISBURG — As City of Harrisburg police offered no new leads in the hunt for a man wanted for murder, the wife of the man killed wants her voice to be heard. 261 more words