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By Tim Delany, MLA.
Cattle: LWB 13 – LWY 808 – LWC 259 – OAY 18.
Cattle numbers at Naracoorte were greater this week reaching 1,089 which represented an increase of 215 head. The quality of the trade run improved again with the yarding varying from very good to a average. Well presented cows continue […]
By Felicity Miles.
Helloworld Travel Naracoorte sponsored our stableford golf on Wednesday, generously supporting the winners and runner up ladies. Charlies mum Jenny Legoe presented the prizes, fresh home from her amazing Helloworld holiday to India. We had 20 in the field and the winner in the A Grade was Kim Trueman with a wonderful […]
By Kingston SE Branch, National Trust of South Australia.
The Cape Jaffa Lighthouse is an iconic South Australian historic cast iron structure which sits proudly on the foreshore at Kingston SE, providing memorable insights into the lives of lighthouse keepers and their families who lived and worked in incredible conditions to provide a mantle of […]
By Nasik Swami.
If you’re experiencing difficulties paying your council rates, the Tatiara District Council says help is available for you. Council chief executive officer Anne Champness said financial hardships and unemployment have topped the council’s list of reasons for rate arrears and nonpayment of rates. “We are very aware of the extra burden council […]
By Nasik Swami.
Naracoorte-Lucindale mayor Patrick Ross is ready to engage with the Country Cabinet when it holds its seventh meeting in Naracoorte next month. And Mr Ross says at the top of his list of things to be discussed with the Premier and his ministers will be the “region’s desperate need for an extra […]
By Linda Prentice.
Naracoorte RSL and District Bowling Club held its open day in beautiful conditions last Saturday. President Joe McGrath welcomed 24 players plus onlookers before the first roll of the kitty by Lindy Mark, and the first bowl by David O’Shaughnessy, the previous season’s champions. Geoff and Joan Hurn were surprised by an […]
Your Say: Ken Grundy. The News headline last issue predicted a “Shake-up for Councils”. Minister for Local Government, Mr Geoff Brock, announced a plan to transform Local Government due to public feeling that Councils could move more to regional authorities or State Government could take over Council duties. Whichever way you look at this it […]
By Jenny Dickenson.
After the first three rounds of the spring squash pennant Zeus is on top of the ladder only a point ahead of Hades and all other teams only a few points behind so it looks like being an interesting pennant. Peter and Ewen played the match of the night with only one […]
By Cathy Cobbledick.
St Paul’s Anglican Church, Naracoorte is based at 2 Laurie Crescent. Our Church offers fellowship, compassion, and we want to share the love of God with everyone. Naracoorte’s service times are 10am every Sunday. Check The News for updated information for both Naracoorte & Lucindale churches and join our Facebook page “Naracoorte […]
By Coonawarra Vignerons.
Wine lovers and golf enthusiasts are in for a treat with the return of the SAFM/TripleM Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Golf Day at the end of this month. Kicking off the SA Labour Day long weekend – the first of five weekends of events in October, the Golf Day returns as a feature […]
Artist in Residence – Mundulla Mud: By Kate Gale.
At Sunrise Christian School Naracoorte we had Natalie Cardinal, from Mundulla Mud, join us as an Artist in Residence, to work with each class across the school. Students have made their own pinch pot creations and a beneficial insect that ties in with sustainability for a […]
Limestone Coast to host 9-day cycling tour
By Naracoorte Lucindale Council Over 200 cyclists will take in the sights and sounds of the Limestone Coast from October 14–22 2023 as part of Bicycle SA’s Annual Tour. The 2023 event has sold in advance, indicating […]
Final score: Border Districts 10.13 (73) def. Kingston 8.8 (56)
By Bridging the Gap.
Winners N/S today were Libby Heyward and Sandra Haynes on a great percentage of 61.77 ahead of Sue Hood and Liz Ogilvie on 56.04 East West winners were Jill Perkins and Sars Crawford on 63.79 followed by Prue Ellis and Jenny Pridham on 59.90. Well done to them for playing those […]
By Chris Oldfield. AN SA Government Gazette dated Thursday, July 3, 1873 carries a headline: New District Council.
It is followed by a report stating that part of the Hundred of Lacepede is proclaimed under the then District Councils Act.
By Chris Oldfield.
ONE of Australia’s oldest checkout chicks is our own sprightly 81 year old, Judy Biggins of Naracoorte.
“I love my job!” says Judy, while packing and sorting groceries as they pass through her checkout, and her customers love her.
Refrigerated items are kept together, but “not too many milks in one bag”, she says with a smile.
“The bags are too heavy if you put too much milk in!”
by John Elliott.