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 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 […]
Umpiring has unfortunately been back in the headlines in the last couple of weeks – after that goal umpire made a wrong call which apparently cost the Adelaide Crows a premiership. Now I know I might be biased as a non-Crows supporter, and even more biased because I support their hated rivals, but I still […]
Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Netball Association By Sally Bywater Qualifying Final results A Grade Penola 49 (Tegan Lythgo) d Lucindale 40 (Holly Ogilvie) A Reserves Penola 42 (Kim Wilson) d Bordertown 39 (Tahlia O’Sullivan) B Grade Lucindale 42 (Kate Edmonds) d Border Districts 34 (Melissa Jordan) C Grade Mundulla 32 (Clare Moore) d Bordertown 20 (Isabelle […]
Your Say: Heather Heggie, Naracoorte. The neurological damage from the forever chemicals and others, is well documented now after years of cover ups, and class actions are continuing against the chemical manufacturers. (Watch “Blackwater” starring Mark Ruffalo). Noosa was the first community in Australia to become plastic free and now others are joining the Boomerang […]
By Sally Bywater. Qualifying Final A Grade Penola had a strong start creating turnovers and goalies were finishing well. Lucindale’s nerves settled in the second quarter with some great turnovers by Nikki Smart and Holly Ogilvie to bring the scores back to even at the main break, 23 all. Accurate shooting by both Penola’s goalies […]
By Nasik Swami. Vandals have wreaked havoc on a newly renovated $250,000 Market Square Playground, which was scheduled to open to the public this week. Naracoorte-Lucindale Council confirmed damage to the newly fitted equipment, including the soft flooring. Council CEO Trevor Smart told this newspaper that the repair works would come at a cost to […]
By Georgia Gill. Qualifying Final Div 1 – Penola vs Naracoorte Naracoorte had the better start in their clash against Penola, taking a four goal lead into quarter time. Led by Porter who was dominant throughout the match in the midcourt, Penola bounced back in the second as they went into halftime up by the […]
Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Netball Association – Semi Finals draw 2023 Second Semi Final: 2nd September to be played at Mundulla: 9.00am – Division 2 – Border Districts v Naracoorte 10.30am – Division 1 – Kingston v Penola 10.30am – 13 & Under A – Bordertown v Naracoorte 12.000noon – B Grade – Penola v Lucindale […]
By Nasik Swami. Plans have been tabled for the installation of multiple electronic noticeboard signs in the township of Naracoorte. The council agreed in its July meeting for the administration to investigate potential options and locations for the installation of multiple electronic noticeboard signs in the township. Looking at costs, one double-sided electronic noticeboard could […]
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