Written Around Town – St Judes

There’s a wealth of local knowledge that is published in various local publications. This week I came across an interesting story in the July 7, 2015 High Country Herald, about Saint Jude’s Church that was located in Acland.

Whether the weather will hold

After nearly exploding my brain last week looking for Hermitage Reserve I thought I’d do an easy topic this week. Like all good country people when looking for something to talk about you can always fall back on the weather. This year is the 6th anniversary since the “Red Dawn” dust storm that covered half…

The answer is blowin’ in the wind

After a few gusty days and some spectacular lightning displays it would appear that storm season is upon us, you’ll note I said storm season and not “the Wet Season”. I was looking through the collection here and came across some pictures of one storm in Acland. In December 1952, Acland was nearly flattened by…