Today’s Throwback Thursday gallery takes a look back at what made the pages of the Advertiser in April 2008.
Huge crowds flocked to the city’s Anzac Day services, despite wet weather that threatened to flood Fourth Street, Weston for the second time in 10 months.
Kurri Kurri Fire Brigade members were given State Medallions for their service during the June 2007 long weekend storm.
Merv Walters and Beth Masterman shared the honours for Cessnock City’s Senior Citizen of the Year.
Chelsea-based former Cessnock Hornets captain Frank O’Brien sent home a signed Chelsea FC shirt for Hornets, after he couldn’t make it home for the club’s centenary the year before.
Also in sporting news, the Cessnock Rifle Club turned 100, and the Hunter Economic Zone had renewed its sponsorship of the Kurri Kurri Bulldogs for another year.