Susan Perry, now associate editor with NWN Media Ltd, publishers of the Advertizer, was chief reporter on the Tizer in August 1997 when the best story of the decade broke... WHEN your phone rings at 7am on a Sunday, you know it must be something major. It was. My sister Clare was on the other end of the line telling me to turn on my television. I did – and that was when August 31, 1997 became one of the most memorable days of my journalistic life. It was all over the news.