The South Eastern Times : December 18th 2014
Circulating extensively throughout Millicent, Robe, Beachport, Tantanoola, Kalangadoo, Southend & surrounding districts 2012 & 2013 Country Press sA newsPAPer of the yeAr (CirCulAtion under 2500) THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014 2014 OUR YEAR IN REVIEW 16 PAGE CHRISTMAS LIFTOUT INSIDE TODAY 651542 No. 10574 | Price $1.20 FAREWELL: The Reverend John Deer and funeral director Mark Bennett led the hearse out of the Millicent War Memorial Civic and Arts Centre car park as members of the emergency services paid their last respects to Brian Johnston with a guard of honour. Picture: CAITLIN KENNEDY Volunteer firefighter remembered at emotional Millicent service J.L. “FRED” SMITH “THE epitome of a quiet Australian hero” is how fallen fire-fighter Brian Johnston was remembered at his funeral service in Millicent yesterday. WEATHER Max: 21o Min: 10o Country Fire Service regional commander John Probert paid the heart-felt tribute to the Wattle Range CFS deputy group officer who tragically lost his life last week while on volunteer fire fighting duties at – Possible shower UV: Very High. Rendelsham. Mr Probert, Wattle Range CFS group officer Mike Kemp and the Reverend John Deer honoured the life of Mr Johnston before an overflowing gathering at the Millicent TV GUIDE Pages 25-27 Wynns Coonawarra Wines $14.99 Excludes Black Label Di Giorgio Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay 1 for $16.99 2 for $30 6 for $80 Somersby 10 Packs $21.99 or 2 for $40 Frank Red & White 2 for $20 War Memorial Civic and Arts Centre. They spoke of his life as a farmer and mill worker, his membership of the 1973 Tantanoola football premiership team and his dedication to his family, friends and the CFS. PUZZLES Page 24 Continued page 2 CLASSIFIEDS Page 28 Hero’s farewell Mr Johnston’s coffin was covered with a CFS flag and decorated with a floral wreath and his wide-brim CFS Akubra hat. Alex, Amanda and Staff wish everyone a Safe and Merry Christmas MEALS • BOTTLE SHOP • ENTERTAINMENT • BARS • ACCOMMODATION • 2 George Street, Millicent Ph 8733 2888 651675 651543 Can’t decide? Grab a gift voucher!
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