This week in the Pyrenees Advocate


Tragic end for Jesse Scholes

Police have revealed that one of the people found dead in a car at Cardigan last Friday was from Beaufort.
27-year-old Jesse Scholes and his 24-year-old girlfriend Shannon Knowles were found by police in a car in a remote laneway. It’s believed they had been dead for some time. 

Damaging winds hit the Pyrenees

Gale force winds have buffeted the Shire over the past 48 hours.
The Bureau of Meteorology warned wind speeds were up to 110 kilometres an hour in parts of the region as a cold front moves across the state

Pyrenees student awarded Horizon Scholarship

 Beaufort student Jessica Kirkpatrick has been awarded a Horizon Scholarship to assist with her studies and help develop skills to be a future leader in the agricultural industry.
The Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan, said Jessica is one of a group of university students with a passion for agriculture who have been given a financial boost through the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Horizon Scholarship scheme.

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