Lower Northern Owen 13/104 def. Long Plains 11/93. Ladies singles: Gaynor Marron lost to Rebecca Pym 0/6; Leonie Selleck lost to Leah Tynan 1/6; Courtney Daniel lost to Mary-Jane Angus 2/6; Chris Daniel lost to Alison Pym 3/6; Kathy Harkness def. Lisa Baker 6/1; Tracey Pratt def. Carrissa Daniel 6/0. Men’s singles: Adam Pratt lost […]


Golf Balaklava Mid Week Results from Dec. 17: J Curnow 44; D Trickett 43; M Hameister 43; D Newton 41; D Anderson 37; D Taylor 33. Hamley Bridge A field of 29 players played a stroke round on Saturday – the final round for the Gawler Caravan Park Summer Cup. Winner of the Cup was […]


North Eastern Pennant results of mid week played on Dec. 17: Clare Red 35 (8) R Brandt 14, R Howes 21 def. Balaklava 34 (2) R Hillman 24, K Harkness 10. Snowtown 39 (8) R Brand 22, R Atkinson 17 def. Blyth 37 (2) L Mader 17, R Arbon 20. Burra 48 (8) C Boston […]

Council plant for emergencies

 SAFECOM has entered an agreement with District Council of Mallala to allow council plant and equipment to be used during emergencies. SAFECOM first approached councils about one year ago, requesting they enter a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the use of council resources during emergencies.  While council staff have met with SAFECOM staff on several […]

Bridge limit to halt trucks

  Trucks will be restricted from Dunns Bridge after council passed a three tonne load limit. The historic bridge  previously had a limit of 10 tonnes, but after a recent inspection by Mace Engineering Services, Trevor Mace recommended council reduce this to three tonnes, or vehicles classified as a passenger car. It was recently revealed […]

Young sheep producers meet

Nineteen young sheep producers met at Snowtown last Wednesday for the first of five business workshops as part of the SA Young Guns program.  The day began with a visit to ‘Leahcim’ Poll Merino and White Suffolk stud near Snowtown where producers increased their knowledge on sheep genetics and how to use this information to […]

Reflecting on December

• After four decades of expanding the minds of local children, Balaklava Community Children’s Centre teacher Helen Gunter retired to spend more time with her own family and grandchildren. A favourite at the centre for more than 16 years, Helen previously taught at Port Wakefield Kindergarten. • Balaklava Cup, D’VineRipe Two Wells, Balaklava Eisteddfod, and […]

Reflecting on November

• A crowd of more than 1500 jammed the main street of Snowtown for the official opening of TrustPower’s Barunga Gap windfarm by Premier, Mike Rann. Residents from across the region gathered to celebrate in a family friendly fun day in a ‘free as air’ festival, which included tours of the wind farm. • Roseworthy […]