Best of 2013 | A year in pictures -Naracoorte Jan. 6, 2014, 8 a.m. WHAT a year! Browse through all the best photos published in the Herald from January to December. Best of 2013 | A year in pictures -Naracoorte January - Brad Beaumont poses with the massive butterfly mackerel tuna he caught at Kingston just before Christmas, 2012.January - Key Naracoorte Lucindale Council staff Steve Bourne (left) and Helen Macdonald point the way towards a new look for Naracoorte's neglected Robertson St.February - An unusual red morning moon provides an eerie backdrop for the Naracoorte war memorial.February - The Adelaide Crows came to Naracoorte for a community camp, and Taylor Walker was a hit with fans including Cooper Pratt (left), Hamish McRae and Ollie McInnes.February - As the long, hot summer continued, West Wimmera Shire councillor Annette Jones and the rest of the Edenhope community prayed for rain to return some life to Lake Wallace.February - Girls day out...Libby Ryan (left), Simone Combe, Brooke Dempsey, Harriet Wallis and Gabrielle Hinge enjoy their day at Naracoorte's Taste the Limestone Coast Festival.March - Jasmine Wilby (left), Samantha Edwards and Dekota Townsend fly over the hurdles at Naracoorte South Primary School's sports day.March - Italian visitor Massimo Wells, 3, gets up close and personal with a baby cow at Old MacDonald's Animal Nursery at the annual SE Field Days at Lucindale. More than 21,000 people attended over two days.April - Colin Windebank holds a huge pine cone which fell from the Bunya tree behind him at Struan. Weighing up to 4kg, the cones have been known to kill small children when landing on their heads after falling from the tree.April - Car crash victim Dylan Simons is treated by SA Ambulance officers during a mock crash simulation as part of Youth Week.April - Australians and New Zealanders including Naracoorte's Orm Petherick paused to remember generations of service men and women on Anzac Day, April 25.April - This 79.5kg whopper won Naracoorte's Giant Pumpkin Competition for Hynam's Kym Hebberman.May - The annual Two Cocks fundraising golf day was again a massive hit at Naracoorte Golf Club - and Rob Porter (left), Will Phillips, Will Verco, Tom Barry and Henry Norcock were in the capacity field.May - Naracoorte United Soccer Club president Dale Masters surveys the damage after thieves broke into the club again.May - Tamika Nash-Hahn is bucking the gender trend by making a name for herself in junior colts football, playing for the Padthaway Lions.May - Master chef Adam Liaw was a key drawcard at Rymill Coonawarra's harvest lunch.June - Key Kowree-Naracoorte Tatiara player Bill Laurie of Kybybolite strips the ball from a River Murray opponent in the interleague football match at Naracoorte which the KNT won handsomely by 84 points.June - Shooting star George Shand won the Junior State Championships for the second year in a row.June - Harry Pitt gets set for another training ride ahead of his epic fundraising ride to Adelaide for research into childhood cancer.June - The Riverside Dr foot bridge over the Naracoorte Creek became a little treacherous in the frosty mornings.June - Naracoorte Lucindale mayor Erika Vickery (right) talks with Naracoorte Migrant Resource Centre settlement officer Abdul Hakimi about rumours in the community surrounding Naracoorte's migrant population.June - Darren and Jenny Grigg were awarded life membership of the Naracoorte and District Darts Association.June - Naracoorte CFS crew members Adam Hancock (left) and Josh Fanning wear breathing apparatus as they extinguish a car fire north of Naracoorte on the morning of June 23.June - Like tiny mountain peaks, icicles form on a car roof on a chilly winter morning.July - Naracoorte High School Year 12 student Tom Brewer proudly represented the town in the 2013 Young Rural Ambassador SA State finals and had some success coming runner-up overall.July - KNTFL Kybybolite star Bill Laurie is taken to the ground by Naracoorte's Rob Jones. The Demons defeated the Tigers 187 to 52.July- Longridge Aged Care executive officer Liz Broadstock was delighted with the news the Naracoorte facility would receive an interest free loan of $2.8 million thanks to the Federal Government.July - Former AFL star Darren Jarman caught up with aspiring footballers Harry Hannaford (left), who plays for Kybybolite, and Will Harris, who plays for Naracoorte at a special coaching session for young players.July - Naracoorte High School Year 9 students Dylan Bartels (left), Harry Hannaford and Sam Bates are shown the ins and outs of pruning a grape vine by McInnes Viticulture Management's Joe McInnes.July - Reigning champion Malcolm Taylor and Mocara Spot pen up the sheep at the end of a run in the Naracoorte Working Sheepdog Association SE Championship Trials.July - Demolition starts on Narkindie Park. A Royal Park Salvage worker strips the outer wall of a building inside the former housing estate.July - Shapes owner David Brighton confirmed the closure of the town's only nightclub. After 16 years in the industry he said Naracoorte had treated him well but it was time to say goodbye.August - Naracoorte CFS Brigade captain Allan Marshall announced his retirement after 22 years spent over-seeing the day-to-day runnings of the brigade.August - Sisters Meredith and Frances Aunger took some time out at Zema Estate to admire the sculptures that adorned the vineyard all month. The art was all a part of the annual Coonawarra Cellar Dwellers festival.August - Limestone Coast Security's David Ghezzi (left) and Naracoorte Police Sergeant Stephen Bowley inspect the damage at Sportspower after thieves ram-raided the store with a stolen vehicle.August - Lavington Fisher cuts his 100th birthday cake flanked by his daughter Penny Taylor. Age has never been a barrier for Lavington and he is still going strong now in triple digits.September - Gericke Bulk Handling driver Bob Stocks was inducted into the Road Transport Hall of Fame after a long career in the trucking industry.September - Bendigo's Chris Wood spruiks the National's, Tarpeena's Harley O'Neill and Naracoorte's John Kilgour promote Nick Xenophon and Naracoorte's Michael Becroft the Family First party as locals go to vote in the federal election.September - Lucindale started its campaign to bring the Triple J one night stand music festival to the SE. Sub-committee members Daniel Ryan (left), Tim Williams, Kate Rayner, Hayley Miller, Louise Stock, Charlie Riggs and Lucindale Area School principal Adrian Maywald.September - Karen Fitzgerald (left), Emma Fitzgerald, Renee Pomery and Vanessa Mikutta made sure they were well stocked for the executive screening of The Great Gatsby - the first of many movies at the town hall.September - Jacob Woolard got his feet wet when he found himself stuck in the mud at the Frances Primary School four-wheel-drive day.September - Naracoorte Lucindale Council's Steve Bourne shows KESAB sustainable communities program manager Alex Hammett the diprotodon sculpture at the town entrance.September - Henry Rothall puts his all into an attempt to break the world record for the most high fives in 1min and a half at the KNT football and netball grand finals. He made over 400 high fives and smashed the previous record of 161 set in Japan.October - Fire and rescue crews, along with police and ambulance, move to make the scene of a truck rollover near Hynam safe. About 300 sheep were lost as a result but the driver escaped without serious injury.October - Mohammed Reza Froogh spoke to the Herald about his harrowing journey from Afghanistan, where he escaped from the Taliban.October - Harry Pitt (left), Mick Childs (partially hidden), Tony Eustace, David Tye, Raf Battistessa, Brian McPhee and Jacob Pitt get ready to set out on Harry's Ride for Sick Kids.October - Isaac Noles (left) and Joe FitzGerald perform at the Naracoorte High School's battle of the bands competition.October - Dr Brian Norcock (left), Dr David Harms, Dr Tony Cohen and practice manager Kate Foster in front of the brand new Kincraig Medical Clinic.October - Acacia Downs dairy farmers Paul Arundell (left), Kym Giersch, Damian Smith and Cameron Smith were getting ready to participate in Movember, which started the day after this photo was printed.October - New Australian citizen Ghazanfar Ali (front) leaves the Naracoorte Lucindale Council chambers after his citizenship ceremony, flanked by friends Juamkhan Mohammadi, Abdul Akbari and Ali Aref.October - Naracoorte District Men's Shed elected their inaugural executive committee - secretary David Law (left), treasurer David McRostie, president Graeme Zilm and vice president Ken Schultz.October - Riley McMullan and cousin Jade have fun at the 150th Naracoorte Show, which was well attended on a great October Saturday.October - Frank DiGiorgio (left) shares some of his quality wine with Naracoorte friends John McTernan and John Finnis at this year's Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations.October - State Emergencies Minister Michael O'Brien (left) presents the Naracoorte CFS brigade captain Shane Smith, first lieutenant David Ludwig and group officer Shane Frances with the keys to their new pumper.October - Adelaide 36er Mitch Creek (front) and teammates were in town for a clinic - helping kids like Harry McInnes, Luke Kelson, Hamish Corcoran, Billy Anderson and Matt Black.October - Naracoorte Racing Club president Bruce Jaensch and cup-winning trainer Sheila Laxon hold the prestigious Melbourne Cup when it came to town.November - Naracoorte Lucindale Council director of operations and technical services Phil Burton reminded people the swimming lake would not be open for swimming until December 1.November - Norma Davis (left), Coralie McPhee, Jan Bittner and Sue Waite celebrate Naracoorte Community and Volunteer Centre's community group award at the Brand SA Limestone Coast awards.November - The graduating class of 2013 at Naracoorte High School at their graduating dinner. - Dahlenburg PhotographyNovember - Co-MCing the popular Secret Men's Business evening at the Naracoorte Hotel were Dr Barney McCusker and the ABC's Tim Gerritsen.November - Federal member for Barker Tony Pasin (centre) meets with Kincraig Medical Clinic doctors Jeff Taylor and Brian Norcock to discuss health issues in the local area.November - Captain Anthony Munro (front), Brodie Foster and Matt Smith were ready and willing to take on the ACA Masters XI at Wortley Oval as part of the highly successful ACA Masters tour.November - Naracoorte High School students Emmi Wilson (left), Meg Vine and Molly Werchiwski pause for reflection at the Naracoorte Rememberance Day ceremony.November - State Minister for the Status of Women Gail Gago (left) chats to guest speaker Gala Mustafa and her daughter Lana at the Women in Business and Regional Development workshop in Naracoorte.November - Popular local identity Tubby Munn was set upon by workmates Kendy Tuohy and Ashlyn Sanford as part of "U.G.L.Y Bartender of the Year". The girls raised over $13,000 and were the highest fundraisers in SA, winning a south Pacific cruise.November - Padthaway's Graeme Zilm was happy with his purchase at the first cross ewe sale at the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange.December - Naracoorte Lucindale mayor Erika Vickery bowls the first ball in the ACA Legends Tour match at Naracoorte, watched by umpire Lyle GreeDecember - Naracoorte District Cricket Association batsman Michael McGurk trudges off after being dismissed by former cricket star John Davison in the ACA Legends Tour match at NaracoorteDecember - Pastor Grant Spangenberg from the Naracoorte Church of Christ will move to Murray Bridge in the new year with wife Helen.December - Naracoorte local Rayleen Krause couldn’t believe it when she went outside to find her Christmas lights cut in a senseless act of vandalisDecember - Masters Games coordinator Jan Bittner (right) shows off the registration booklets for the 2014 Masters Games in Naracoorte while committee members Erika Vickery and Sue Waite get in the spirit of things.December - Anna Barnett (left), Isaac Barnett, Archie Shepherd and George Barnett aboard the Max Life Church float in the 2013 Naracoorte Christmas Pageant and Street Party. 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