700 Roseworthy vet students ‘by 2012’

$28 million animal health centre boosts local region Bronte Hewett reports: University of Adelaide’s new state-of-the-art Veterinary Health Centre at Roseworthy  campus will play an important role in the treatment and care of domestic pets as well as farming production animals and horses. The $28 million centre, which is the first of its kind in […]

Police track ute and DNA

A white Toyota Landcruiser ute is considered an important clue in the search for a person or persons responsible for the stabbing deaths of Andrew, Rose and Chantelle Rowe of Kapunda. Police have revealed DNA found at the scene of the crime belongs to an unknown male, and the DNA profile could not be matched […]

Cash stolen in hotel raid

SNOWTOWN . Snowtown Hotel was broken into on November 8 and about $12,000 in cash and items was stolen. Police investigations are continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Snowtown police on 8865 2100 or BankSA Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. . Two men, a 20-year-old and 22-year-old from Port Wakefield, were arrested […]

Hurry to nominate our top citizens

THERE’S not much time remaining to nominate your local Citizen of the Year . Nominations close at local councils this Friday. The 2011 awards will honour people who have made significant contributions to their local community in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year. […]

Action over NAPLAN results

Balaklava Primary School principal, Dale Gathercole has made a series of proactive recommendations after describing the school’s NAPLAN results in the BPS newsletter as “not what the school would like to see.” In a raft of suggested changes, Ms Gathercole  wrote the school would reduce the number of extra curricular activities as a trial in […]

Almalgamation frustration

BALAKLAVA SCHOOL COUNCILS SPEAK OUT AS BUDGET CUTS HALT UPGRADES Balaklava primary and high school governing councillors are “extremely disappointed” with State Budget cuts, affecting their hopes for new and updated classroom facilities, incorporating the community library. Balaklava High governing council chairwoman, Louise Michael, and Balaklava Primary governing council chairwoman, Nicole Gregory, brought the issue […]