A MAN is facing murder charges after a suspected hostage situation north of Melbourne on Saturday night. Sean Maraffko, 40, allegedly stabbed Joanne Wicking, 29, at a home in Kilmore. Her four children are believed to have been in the house.
IT IS peppered with criticisms of the emergency services â frequently the Country Fire Authority and sometimes its chief officer, Russell Rees â but stops short of apportioning blame.
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REMEMBER Rusty will take his first steps towards the Melbourne Cup of harness racing when he returns from a spell at Newcastle International Paceway tonight.
THEY'RE out there somewhere. In Keilor or Kilmore, Kensington or Koo Wee Rup. They may not be obvious, just yet. Maybe they are small or quiet in comparison to their teammates. Maybe their parents aren't as forthright as some of the others on the sideline. Maybe the district coach whose..read more
Kilmore is a town in country Victoria that is some 60 kilometres from the state capital Melbourne. It has a population of around 5200 residents and the town's Australian postcode is 3764.
Kilmore is Victoria's oldest settled town and has some fascinating historical buildings such as the Kilmore Courthouse for those who like viewing different types of architectural design. Other places of interest include the old post office, the gaol and monument to Hume and Hovell, which are all made of bluestone. Assumption College is based in Kilmore with the school providing many Australian Football League players over the course of the years and one prominent Australian cricketer. Former Hawthorn captain Shane Crawford and cricketer Simon O'Donnell being the most well known.
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