$497k boost to school pride in Clare and Balaklava

Schools in Clare and Balaklava will share in a $497,291 State Government boost for maintenance and general upgrades. Minister for Education Minister, Susan Close, announced the State Government will invest almost $13 million into new flooring, painting and paving for 110 schools across South Australia. School pride is an essential component in building a successful […]

House fire tragedy at Wakefield

eld on Sunday morning has resulted in tragedy, claiming the life of well known local identity, Phil Fontaine. Phil was initially rescued from his burning home by neighbour, Sandra Yeates, and taken to the RAH, but overnight Monday, succumbed to injuries he sustained in the fire. It is believed the fire started from a clothes […]

Barklas bolt from blaze

“Smoke was coming out everywhere, and I just panicked, grabbed the boys out of bed and raced out to the car,” Courtney said. “I went back inside and grabbed the baby hand and feet framed prints of the boys – I had to get them – but that’s all I had time to get.” Courtney […]

Police bust hydro setup

Balaklava police arrested a man after uncovering a hydroponic cannabis set-up inside a business premises. After receiving information of possible electricity theft, police and SA Power Networks attended at a business premises in the Mid North region about 10am on Thursday, June 22 and discovered an electricity meter box had been tampered with. Police searched […]