Supporters of Melissa Bishop rose to their feet at the conclusion of her 800-metre heat at the Rio Olympics. A few hundred people gathered in the gymnasiumn of Eganville District Public School for a community viewing party to cheer on their hometown favourite. Bishop eventually advanced to the final and finished fourth.

Year In Review: August 2016

BISHOP FINISHES FOURTH AT RIO GAMES: Summer 2016 left a mark on the hearts of all in Eganville as they spent the season cheering on hometown girl Meli