Despite the somewhat windy conditions at the Paddadam, locals and visitors were undeterred and a great day was spent in the sunshine among family and friends.
Vryheid High School’s Matric Class of 2017 gathered for a glamorous evening last Friday night as they celebrated their Matric Farewell.
Women from far and wide were invited to converse about different issues they face as modern day God fearing women.
The finals will be held at Cecil Emmett Hall this Friday.
The driver of the vehicle, who will be covering the cost of repairing the gate that was destroyed in the incident, would like to extend her thanks to everyone for their help and support, from the members of the community who offered assistance, to the brave men and women from Vryheid Neighbourhood Watch and JVS Towing.
“Runners don’t get rained out, they get rained on.”
Klipfontein Dam, from a distance, appears to be filling up rather nicely after the rains, with Friday’s rainfall lifting the level from 27 percent to 28,66 percent, but it will, in all likelihood, still be a long while before Vryheid residents will be able to open their taps and see running water…
Wicket Wasps played it safe to secure a draw, scoring 158/3 with unbeaten batsmen, Juan Booyens (67) and Ashley van den Heever (32) being the top run scorers.
“With a little bit of effort and a bit of support from the community, we can turn this around,” says Doug Grewar, “If we can do this, we can do anything.”
In the dying moments of the match, Piet Retief managed to cross the tryline once more, but it was not enough to claim the title of NNRU second division champions.
The second team’s victory has secured them a spot in the finals, alongside the first team who will also advance to the finals after a cancellation from Volksrust last Saturday for the semi final.