Do you want to be star?

Calling all budding actors, directors and musicians – here is a fantastic opportunity for you! Valley Productions is producing a huge community event at Bungaree leading up to Armistice Day, called ‘It’ll Be Over by Christmas”. The script for the performance has been written by well-known Australian director, Roland Rocchiccioli, after liaising with Anthony Kennard […]

Tracy’s a living masterpiece

Long Plains local, Tracy Starr, was transformed into a walking, talking piece of art last Thursday, lending herself as a canvas for body paint artist, Wendy Fantasia – nee Verner, formerly of the Mallala/Two Wells area – to be  photographed for charity So Brave’s 2020 Breast Cancer Fundraiser calendar. Each year, So Brave creates a […]

Hannah to head YMCA

CLARE local, Hannah Salter, was announced as the successful 2019 YMCA Young CEO Movement candidate last week, and will get to spend a day in the chair as YMCA South Australia CEO. As part of the leading not-for-profit’s commitment to empowering young people, YMCAs around Australia will be led by young people, aged 18 to […]

Duncan and Shirley build family foundation

The Stanley Flat Hall was the meeting place for loving couple, Duncan and Shirley McKendrick, in 1956, first laying eyes on each other at a local dance followed by supper, and well the rest is history. Recently celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, Duncan and Shirley (nee Robinson) spent their courting days attending countless dances, going […]

Black Dog ride kicks off

BIKES will be revving for a good cause on Sunday, March 17, as this year’s local Black Dog Ride will kick off in Jamestown. The Black Dog Ride, which was established in 2009, is an annual event held on the same day Australia-wide, which attracts thousands of motorcyclists to bond together and raise awareness for […]

Alan rolls up to 90

Born on February 21, 1929, means Alan Helps will celebrate his 90th birthday tomorrow. Before moving to Mallala, Alan worked on his family’s Edinburgh dairy farm and attributes his longevity to his hard work and bonding with the land. • Pictured: Michelle Helps, Bevan Helps, Dianne Woodford, Paul Woodford, Julie Harford, Kevin Harford, Doris and Alan […]

Choir leads drought benefit concert

ADELAIDE Plains Male Voice Choir will lead a drought benefit concert in Eudunda Lutheran Church on Sunday, March 31. Alongside the Male Voice Choir, two other acts will play, Caitlin Drew from Burra, and locals Polly and Chris. Proceeds from the concert will benefit households affected by drought in the eastern Eudunda area, with families […]