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Harris takes out Loxton Golf Club Monthly Medal

To Golf, and at Loxton Golf Club Shaun Harris has won a closely contested Loxton Pharmacies Monthly Medal on a countback from David Unferdorben. Both players finished on nett 70 but Harris had the better back nine to secure him the win. Both players finished well ahead of the rest of...

Driverless Bus to Launch on Wednesday

Renmark Paringa Council have announced the launch of the region’s first Driverless Bus, in partnership with the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, EasyMile and SAGE Automation. Minister Tim Whetstone will unveil the newly wrapped Driverless Bus on Wednesday at 9:30 on Fourteenth St in Renmark. The bus was announced in November...

Inspector-General Role Announced for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

A new Inspector-General will soon be policing the roll-out of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and will make sure all water users are following the rules. Minister for Water Resources David Littleproud put the idea to Ministerial Council, which was approved by agreement of all Basin states and the ACT. The inspector-general will...

Cobby Primary Records NAPLAN Success

A study has found Cobdogla Primary is the only SA primary school to be among the least advantaged quarter of schools in Australia, yet recorded NAPLAN results above national achievement levels. The Centre for Independent Studies research found only 18 primary schools across Australia were in the select group. David Ness, Cobdogla...

Huge Round 13 Win for Waikerie

In Round 13 of the RFL on Saturday, Waikerie had a huge 186 point win over Loxton,with Waikerie’s Matthew Spencely kicking 7 goals to help secure the teams spot on the top of the ladder. Final Score Waikerie 29-26-200 to Loxton’s 2-2-14, Loxton North had a convincing win over Berri 16-11-107 to...