Netball scores from July 25

A1: Two Wells 54 (Cassie Lange) d Long Plains 44 (Sheree Tezacker).Balaklava 56 (Gaynor Tink) d Virginia 32 (Rachel Phillips). Hamley Bridge 38 (Alison Schahinger) d Mallala 36 (Nerida May). A2: Two Wells 38 (Leah Prior) d Long Plains 35 (Leah Tynan). Mallala 57 (Kayla Charles) d Hamley Bridge 29 (Tanya Rademacher). A3: Long Plains […]

Football scores from July 25

A Grade Mallala 6.5 12.12 12.16 26.26 (182) Hamley Bridge 0.2 0.4 0.4 1.4 (10) Best: Mallala- J.Montgomerie, B.Hardie, C.Rimmer, B.Griffiths, M.Birchmore, A.Bruggeman; Hamley Bridge- J.Schahinger, L.Slok, M.Norman, J.Latimer, A.Hill, L.Smith Goals: Mallala- D.Feeley 5, A.Bruggeman 5, B.Hardie 3, C.Rimmer 3, M.Saunders 2, B.Griffiths 2, B.Montgomery, J.Birchmore, R.Montgomerie, L.Heeley, B.Start, J.Montgomerie; Hamley Bridge- B.Burgess Two Wells […]

Mallala flag comes home

The ‘Home of Motorsport’ flag stolen from the roof of Mallala IGA recently has been returned. Following the theft, the Mallala Ecomomic Development Board made a public plea for the return of the flag. It was left at the IGA overnight on Saturday and found the next morning. “We are very grateful for the return […]

Police arrest trio on ‘hoon’ driving

Three drivers believed to have been involved in an incident of hoon driving at Lower Light last month have been arrested. On Sunday, June 28, police received reports of alleged misuse of motor vehicles in Firle and Lower Light, when large groups of vehicles gathered and conducted hoon activities. Three drivers were arrested, and last […]

Our web and street polls declare:

‘Don’t decide own pay’ Voters on the Plains Producer web poll unanimously agreed councillors and mayors should not vote for their own allowances. Visitors to www.plainsproducer.com.au were asked their opinion after it was revealed recently an independent body would set allowances for each council from the 2010 local government elections. The web poll gained 13 […]

Did councillors go far enough with cutback?

Why do we need so many councillors to run local government in this region? At present, Wakefield Regional Council (WRC) has 11 councillors with five wards. Eastern, Southern, Northern, Western and Central. District Council of Mallala also has 11 councillors in four wards – Dublin, Mallala, Two Wells and Lewiston. Firebrand councillor Avon Hudson, of […]

Cats our cup face

ENTERTAINER Cat Southern will promote the Balaklava Cup, to be raced on Wednesday, September 2. Cat was named “the face” at Balaklava Racing Club’s Cup launch in Adelaide last Friday. Other entrants in the quest will become “ambassadors” on the big day.

Hot topic!

Council’s elector review fires up debate By Lauren Parker Discussion over councillor numbers and wards became heated last Wednesday, with one Wakefield Regional Council elected member – councillor Avon Hudson, telling another, councillor Kelly Bickle – to “get off” council. After much debate, it was decided council would be divided into four wards and be […]

Country art set to shine

Renowned Riverton artist Robert (Alfie) Hannaford will launch the local Clare Valley Tourism Region 2009 South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival. SALA is a celebration of the visual arts and involves exhibitions, open studios and events held throughout the state from August 7 to 23. The local launch on August 7, will include an evening […]

Brinkworth group gives history a ‘helping hand’

Brinkworth History Group has been repairing its museum building over recent months. The group works to preserve the community’s historical records, and the 100-year-old building – a former church – was badly in need of repair. Roof vents were recently installed to prevent twisting and warping of match boards by creating a natural airflow. The […]