Carrieton rides high into 2018

THE 2017 pre-rodeo Round Up held at the Carrieton community clubrooms on Friday, December 29, was more than a simple get together. The Carrieton Rodeo Committee decided that 65 years of rodeo was well worth commemorating locally, and did so in style, awarding two life memberships and unveiling an honour board. The Board of Honour […]

Stanley squad in line for nine

STANLEY THE Stanley Cricket Association squad has been selected to vie for a ninth consecutive Mid North Shield. The squad is Zach Fielding, Isaac Moller, Paul Meyer (Brinkworth/Koolunga), Scott Stedall (VC), Matt Bennie, Brendan Barton, Alex Falconer (Clare Combined), Todd McPharlin (C), Jordan Taylor, Jason McPharlin, Aaron Cross (Lower North), Morne Scheepers, Michael Dopson, Scott Kuerschner […]

Shield up for grabs

THERE was no action on most of the sporting fields around the district last Saturday due to a hot day, however, it should all crank up again next Saturday *cough, *cough. Meanwhile, Stanley Cricket Association is preparing to re-write the history books when it attempts to win a record eighth consecutive North Eastern Shield. The […]

The Christmas Goat of Balaklava

SPECULATION is rife surrounding the mystical appearance of a goat in Balaklava over the Christmas period with suggestions circulating that it may have came from the sleigh of Santa. Sightings of the goat were first reported on Christmas Day and became more regular over following days in a variety of locations around town. Marlene McArdle […]

Good signs

A collaborative project involving three community groups and the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council has seen the development and installation of signage mapping connections between the Riesling Trail, Gleeson Wetlands and Melrose Park, Clare. “With increased appreciation and visitation of the Gleeson Wetlands, a collaborative beautification project between Council and the Clare Lions Club, it […]