Burra Business Awards announced

More than 130 nominations were received over seven categories for the 2018 Burra Business Awards which were presented on Friday evening. Held at the beautifully restored Burra Railway Station, the awards, which come under the umbrella of the Burra Community Management Committee, were initiated by the former Burra Regional Tourism and Business Association (BRTBA), with […]

Raise a glass to Clare High students

Clare High School students proudly released their Rose’ last Wednesday, with a good crowd on hand to congratulate students and enjoy some wine tasting! “Everyone thought the wine was great so we are hoping to have a successful year of sales,” Clare High School agriculture teacher, Lesley Squires, said. The project started back in 2001 […]

Snowtown sport facility opens

The first high-specification modular sports facility was unveiled on Saturday at Snowtown oval, the first in a national roll out of building projects to accommodate the rapid growth in female football. SANFL and Ausco Modular delivered the $620,000 project at Blyth-Snowtown Football and Netball Club (BSFNC), which includes two unisex football change rooms, a netball […]

The Burra Archive: Drawing on Walls

Artist and tutor at Adelaide Central School of Art, Luke Thurgate is living and working in Burra until November 30, making a charcoal drawing on the extensive walls of Burra Regional Art Gallery. Prior to the launch on Saturday, December 1, Burra residents can bring a small object to be included in the drawing, and […]

Abbey’s Spirit awarded by RSL

Year six Mallala Primary School student, Abbey Fagan, was awarded the inaugural Mallala RSL Spirit Award, last Friday. The Spirit Award is a scholarship given to a year six student and pays the annual school fees for the winner moving into year seven. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Water down the… track

AFTER reports of a ‘lake’ along a road between Halbury and Hoyleton, the Plains Producer investigated the site. And the local residents who had contacted us were not mistaken. The dirt road was indeed a lake, with the water having spread out into two neighbouring paddocks. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Zac’s 5-fer sinks Roos

PEKINA-Carrieton took the cake in round six at Roo Park, bowling Orroroo out for 88 in 33 overs and replying with 2/93 in 19 overs. Orroroo’s innings, while being spectacular in appearance as the line-up proceeded to bat like millionaires, was far less impressive in the scorebook. Johnny Sheehan (31) was first to go when […]