Here's a quick preview of some of the stories making news in this week's Manning River Times.
Hitting the right note
TINONEE Public School has received a substantial boost to its music program.
Taree McDonalds operators, Craig and Amanda Evans have donated some musical equipment to the school in a display of community support.
The school received the donation during the week.
And if you want a bit of fun in your Wednesday, grab a copy of the MRT and check out Mick McDonald's popular My Shout! column.
Welcome to the world
We focus on our newest residents in the Times this week.
If you know, baby Sienna Sharpe, Lataya-Jade Bobbie Mills, Finn Douglas COllins or Charlotte Lee Wilson ... they'll be featured prominently on Wednesday.
Dress-ups at school
Upper Lansdowne Public SChool students enjoyed a school dress up day recently while high school students have taken a creek tour. And Tinonee Public School has received funding to establish its own vegetable garden.
Big weekend for sport
Group 3 rugby league will move into the semi final series this week.
Check out Mick McDonald's full coverage of all local matches, plus he will also feature the latest from the football world.
The MRT will also have a full coverage of the success Taree XXXX Cup meeting will culminated with Sunday's big race.
And don't forget we will have plenty of photos from the big day including the Fashions on the Field.