Pilgrims march in

THE story of Mary MacKillop continues to attract pilgrims to Penola as followers retrace her steps through the South East. A group of 10 walkers from […]

Pool repair begins

REFURBISHMENT of the Nangwarry Pool began at the site last week. Wattle Range Council chief executive officer Ben Gower said the first stage included removing the […]

CFS fire season warning

DISTRICT residents have been urged to clean up their properties and have bushfire survival plans in place as the official fire danger season begins today. Temperatures […]

Riders ready for charity run

THE Penola community will unite with a fundraising dinner on Saturday evening in support of Variety SA, which has supported Penola boy Max Croser as he […]

Historical stamps on display

HISTORIC stamps will be on show for the community this Sunday as part of the Mount Gambier Philatelic Society Open Show. “Members of the public are […]

Cubby creations connect youth to nature

ENTHUSIASTIC children created diverse cubbies in one of the region’s most picturesque precincts on Tuesday as part of the Nature Play SA 2017 Festival. Hosted by […]

Quality stands test of time

SKILLED Lindeman’s Coonawarra winemaker Brett Sharpe dazzled judges at the prestigious Royal Adelaide Wine Show with his standout trio of heritage shiraz cabernet wines. The 2015, […]

Mental health recognition

PASSIONATE mental health advocate and The Border Watch journalist Kyra Sykes has been recognised at a state level for her outstanding contribution to raising awareness of […]

Wine lovers celebrate cabernet

THE Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations have kicked off in Penola with the renowned strip offering an expansive range of food, wines and events for locals and visitors […]

Family wine shines at annual show

REDMAN Wines made a big impression at the Rutherglen Wine Show, walking away with an exceptional five trophies for a distinctive 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon and the […]