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Renmark Man 'can't remember' alleged Bali rampage

A Renmark man accused of a drunken rampage in Bali says he had drank more than ten bottles of vodka before allegedly ambushing a local in his home and attacking motorists. Nicholas Carr, 26, is being held at Kuta Police Station after being caught on camera during the attacks. Mr Carr agreed...

MDBA Report Card Shows Improvement

The latest report card evaluating the use of water for the environment at key sites along the Murray River shows a solid improvement at most sites over the past 10 years. The report shows the environment has responded well to targeted watering, lifting the combined grade for all sites from a...

Cadell Ferry Cable Replacement Thursday

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has advised of a temporary closure of the Cadell Ferry service from 10am to 2pm on Thursday, weather permitting. The disruption is to replace upstream and downstream cables, as per the Cable Replacement program. Alternative crossings will be upstream at Waikerie Ferry and downstream...

Mixed Results for Superdogs at Pooraka

The Riverland Superdogs travelled to Pooraka on Sunday to play Portland. Pooraka were to play Henley but Henley forfeited at the last moment the three remaining teams played a shortened game of two quarters each against each other. The Superdogs were in good form, however Portland held on with some solid marks...

Renmark Man in Bali Rampage

A Renmark man has been caught on camera kicking a Bali motorcyclist and throwing himself at a moving car while on holidays in the tourist hot spot. 26 Year Old Nicholas Carr was seen on footage uploaded to social media knocking a local cyclist off his motorbike and deliberately running into...

Stanley Wine Moves to Berri

The Stanley brand of cask wine will now be made in the Riverland as owner Accolade wines sells off it’s existing manufacturing facility in Buronga in New South Wales. Private equity firm Carlyle Group purchased Accolade last year, and will transfer winemaking from the 80,000-tonne Stanley facility to the larger winery...

Tony Pasin Backs Nuclear Power Talks

Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has welcomed the announcement that the Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is set to investigate the nuclear fuel cycle, after a request of the Minister for Energy Minister Angus Taylor. While there is currently a moratorium on nuclear power generation in Australia, Mr...

Cobby Eagles Premiership Favourites

In Riverland Darts, the Cobby Eagles showed why they are the red hot favourites to win the premiership with a comfortable 11-4 win against the Double Jacks, despite being several players down. In other matches, R C Ones were able to overcome a determined Monash Wanderers to claim an 11 – 4...

Two Truck Drivers Die After Head On Collision in Truro

Two truck drivers have died in a head-on crash during a dust stormnear Truro. The smash occurred on the Sturt Highway, 6km east of Truro, just after 11.30am yesterday. CFS crews were called to the scene after the semi-trailers caught alight. A dust storm created up by yesterdays strong winds stopped emergency crews...

Berri Barmera Council approved for $1m worth of projects

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has announced that the Berri Barmera Council has been approved for $1 million worth of projects to boost the economy, social and community needs through the Morrison Government’s Drought Communities Program. Community amenities upgrades will form part of the funding injection including air conditioning at the...