Mindless mentality

HEARTLESS thieves are spoiling the holidays for many local residents, the latest being the theft of two unique farm gates at the Nicholls property near Tarlee. “We still can’t quite believe someone stole the gates,” Annie Nicholls said. “They actually weigh a lot and would have taken three to four people to carry, plus a […]

Treasures, not trash!

One man’s ‘preloved items’ is another man’s treasure, except when it is just pure trash. The majority of the community donate preloved items to the CVCO Burton Street Thrift Store out of the goodness of their hearts and these items are always welcome. Unfortunately, due to unprecedented theft and dumping of rubbish, dirty, broken and […]

Lachie heads to the Doggies

FORMER Clare local, Lachie McNeil is heading to Victoria to join the AFL’s Western Bulldogs after being chosen in the rookie draft last Thursday. “I was at work as a storeman when I got a text message and I rang my parents to tell them – it was amazing but there was a lot of […]

Wehr’s Giant moment

FORMER Balaklava Peckers footballer, Jacob Wehr, is ‘over the moon’ after he was selected by GWS Giants in last Wednesday night’s AFL draft. GWS (Greater Western Sydney) had picks at 12, 15 and 58, before swooping on Jacob with their last pick at 59, which was also the last AFL pick of the night. “I […]

Gerry named Australia’s top rural doc

Dr Gerry Considine from Clare, has been awarded Rural Doctor of the Year 2020, by the peak rural medical body, the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA). Dr Considine was presented this prestigious award in recognition of his service to his community and in particular his work in treating skin cancer throughout rural South Australia. […]