By Nasik Swami. A former Naracoorte mayor has called on the public to question the motives of anyone seeking division in the country. The call from Ken Grundy follows the Commonwealth Government’s referendum, which will create an Indigenous Voice through a change in...
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By Graham Pymer, MLA. Cattle: LWB 28 – LWY 473 – LWC 202 – OAY 28. Naracoorte agents yarded 731 cattle this week, made up of 473 young cattle, 202 cows 28 grown bulls and 28 open auction young cattle, an increase of 104 head. Quality was again mostly good with the usual buying group […]
By Michael Waters. In the latest round of matches, Medusa just got up against Troll, winning 8-4. Medusa Captain Troy Harris, who has been unstoppable over the last few weeks, won 3 singles, and Dylan Agnew and Michael Williams both won 2 singles. Dylan had the closest game of the night against Rob Copping, winning […]
by John Elliott. Several things are going on here, even though the bidding is natural. South has a long Diamond suit but does not persist when it is clear that North has a 5-card Major. Responder’s Priorities At All Times are as follows : – Top Priority is to support Partner’s Major if at all […]
By Zoe Williams. The first teams to verse each other on Tuesday night were the Beamers and the Scorchers, the game started off with Stuart Martyn from the Beamers and Shane Sinclair from the Scorchers. Their game went for four sets and the scores were 11-13, 11-5, 12-10 and 11-7, it was Stuart who was […]
Ag Speak: By Kristin Murdock. While farming is traditionally seen as a physical occupation, the increased modernisation of machinery has meant farmers are becoming less physically active in their day-to-day tasks. And while many younger farmers take part in community sport, older farmers are particularly at risk of health problems around an increasingly sedentary life. […]
By Bridging the Gap. Twenty two ladies played 30 boards last week, a solid and fun afternoon of bridge. Huge congratulations to E/W Sandra Haynes and Sally Macdonald who scored a sensational 70%. Second were Shylie Yelland and Vickie Snodgrass with 55% which was a great result & heartening to see novice Vickie keen & […]
By Chris Oldfield. THE region’s mayors and CEOs will work together to access investment for improved roads, housing, health and education. That was one of the key messages from Naracoorte Lucindale mayor Patrick Ross who recently welcomed the various civic leaders to Naracoorte. Mr Ross reminded his visitors that Naracoorte Lucindale was “the natural centre […]
By Sam Brooksby. Saturday 26th August 2023 (Par) Field: 38 (4 Ladies and 34 Men) Visitors: North Haven, Glenelg, Port Augusta Sponsor: Mitre 10 Naracoorte A Grade Winner: Sam Jude -1 A Grade Runner-Up: Alex Kostich -2 (C/B) B Grade Winner: James Fulton +3 (C/B) B Grade Runner-Up: Bill Moorhouse +3 C Grade Winner: Brodie […]
By Chris Oldfield. AN $8 million program for the Naracoorte Hospital includes many improvements, but not the full cost of a maternity section upgrade. However, together with a $1 million review of health services, Member for MacKillop Nick McBride remains “excited about health” following a recent visit by Health Minister Chris Picton. He also hopes […]
By Martin Wirper. With the 2023/24 baseball season fast approaching the News Gives Back donation has come just in time for The Naracoorte Rangers. Work is needed on the grounds before play can begin for the year and the donation will help cover costs to spray out weeds and keep the mower full of fuel. […]
Border Districts and Kingston won the first two A grade games in the 2023 KNTFL finals series last weekend. In the qualifying final at Penola on Saturday, Borders were too good in the second half for Keith and won 10.11 to 7.7. In the elimination final on Sunday at Keith, Kingston were far too strong […]
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