Rams hit full flight in big win over Owls

ANOTHER bag of goals for Virginia’s Brendon Niklaus helped the Rams solidify their spot at the top of the table, running out comfortable 105-point winners over Angle Vale on Saturday. The Owls were buoyed by their good performance against United the week before but once Virginia clicked into gear, there was no catching the Rams. […]

Mallala far too good for undermanned Bombers

Mallala made it three wins in a row with a thorough thrashing of the cellar dweller Bombers, the percentage booster shooting Mallala up from sixth to second on the APFL A grade ladder. It was only some ordinary kicking early in the first and third quarters that saved Hamley from further embarrassment on the scoreboard. […]

Tough test for Tigers as Eagles claim vital victory

UNITED will be without gun recruit, Tim Meulendyks, for the remainder of the season (this weekend a possible exception), with the midfielder moving to New South Wales for work. His presence was sorely missed on the weekend, as Hummocks-Watchman Eagles, not without personnel changes of their own to deal with, eclipsed the highly-fancied home side […]

Local walkers join charity trek

A number of locals participated in the Jodi Lee Foundation SA Trek on Friday and Saturday last week, joining a total of 200 walkers along 80km of the Heysen Trail in Victor Harbor. Teams joined to raise a total of $184,000 for the foundation, along with raising the profile of bowel cancer. The Jodi Lee […]

Sustainable viticulture

Nutri-Tech Solutions (NTS), Australia’s largest manufacturer and exporter of sustainable fertilisers, is holding a free workshop in July on sustainable viticulture. NTS CEO, Graeme Sait, teaches internationally about the importance of soil health and the connections between soil health, human health, and climate change. Agronomist, Tintu Baby, who is also a specialist in sustainable viticulture, […]

A lonely goat herd?

Towerview Dairy has been operating in Owen for more than 14 years. When the Schulz family first started, they designed and engineered their own goat stand and crush. The goats were milked twice a day by hand, with hand-mixed feed rations. As time went on and demand for the milk grew, a dairy and milk […]

Fuel thefts continue on the Plains

Farmers across the district are urged to be vigilant as diesel and equipment theft continues. Samuel Tiller was an unfortunate victim last week. After moving all of his plant to a new block for seeding in the morning, the thieves arrived. But it wasn’t just the diesel loss. In order to steal the 300 litres […]

Back to school for Minister

Minister for Education and Child Development Susan Close chats with Clare Primary School leaders Luke Goss, Jackson Pawelski, Kelsey Inglis and Kiera Zuromski and principal Mark Vincent during her visit to the school on Monday. Mr Vincent spoke with the Minister about the amalgamation with the former Farrell Flat Primary School and planned major works. […]

Rail to Trail signs unveiled

Local member and Minister for Regional Development, Geoff Brock, unveiled the first two of a series of information panels at the head of the Riesling Trail at Lennon Street, Clare. The panels, titled “From Rail to Trail” provide the history of the railway line and its conversion to a recreational trail. Chairman of the Riesling […]