Local News

Police Investigate Adelaide Hills Stabbing

Police are investigating a stabbing in the Adelaide Hills this morning. Police were called to a home on Gladstone Rd in Blackwood just after 6am on Thursday (Aug 16) after reports of an altercation, finding a man with several stab wounds. He was taken to hospital for treatment. Police say the victim and...

Tony Pasin Joins Opposition To National Energy Guarantee

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has joined former PM Tony Abbott in voicing his opposition to his party’s National Energy Guarantee. Mr Pasin released a statement yesterday saying he advised Malcolm Turnbull and his colleagues that he cannot support the NEG unless there is a price target. My focus regarding energy policy...

New Look Storm Boy Trailer Released

The trailer and poster for the new Storm Boy movie, which was again filmed in parts of the Coorong and Lower Lakes has been released. The remake of the 70’s classic stars Geoffrey Rush as old Mike, Jai Courtney as Mike’s Dad and Finn Little playing the role of young Mike....

Sculpture Choice Divides Council

A sculpture has been chosen for the entrance to Ocean Street in Victor Harbor as part of stage 2 of the Main Street upgrade. Local artist Karl Meyer was endorsed by the Victor Harbor Council from 13 submissions and a final three shortlist, the Parawa resident creating a piece he calls...

Watch Out For Birds On The Beach

South Coast beach goers are being reminded to take extra care in the next few months with the rare hooded plover expected to return and nest in the next few weeks. Signs and temporary fencing will go up around nesting birds and their chicks, warning people to keep their cars, dogs...

Chip Blitz Headed To Meningie This Month

Another chip blitz will be held for dogs and cats, this time for those who live in and around Meningie. The $10 chip, which allows councils to track you down when your pet gets loose, can be implanted for the discounted price at Meningie Vet Clinic on August 30. Microchipping became compulsory...

Good Samaritan Attacker Jailed

The man who senselessly attacked a good Samaritan who came to his aid after a crash in Murray Bridge last year, will spend at least 2 and a half years behind bars. Bruce Roland Carter was in a drug and alcohol fuelled rage when he attacked his victim in September 2017,...

Sharkie Sworn Back In

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie was sworn in to Federal Parliament again yesterday, walking into the chamber in Canberra supported by fellow Independents Cathy McGowan and Andrew Wilke. Bob Katter, who also self funded a trip to Mayo during the by-election to support Ms Sharkie is on personal leave. Ms Sharkie returns...

New Drug Support Group In Murray Bridge

Those who have a friend or family member addicted to drugs, are being invited to attend a new non religion based support group in Murray Bridge. The group, led by Brendan Jones who also ran three family drug support workshops last month at the Murray Bridge Uniting Church, will meet every...

Defib Machines Needed in Victor Harbor

The Lions Clubs of Victor Harbor and Pt Elliot are looking for help from the community and local business to help finance and host defibrillators at locations across the region. With more than half of the 15,000 population over the age of 60 in the south coast town, that number doubling...