Milk plant starts production

PRODUCTION of powdered milk has started at the state-of-the-art Union Dairy Company milk plant, launching new competition in the region’s milk market. Production has exceeded expectations, […]

Priest welcomes peaceful plebiscite

PENOLA’S Anglican priest father John Thompson has condemned negativity and violence towards same-sex couples in the region. However, he has stated he would not conduct a […]

New citizens celebrated

A LARGE crowd filled the Mount Gambier City Council chambers on Tuesday night to support and celebrate nine new Australian citizens. Candidates receiving citizenship included Prajakt […]

Milk processor set to start production

THE owners of the new $80m milk powder processing plant hold little concern over the looming multi-million-dollar conventional gas drilling venture adjacent the site south of […]

Nangwarry keeps public pool afloat

THE future of a cherished community facility is brighter following a meeting between Wattle Range Council and the Save the Nangwarry Pool committee on Monday night. […]

Tourism push bears fruit

FORMER Melbourne residents Simon and Kerry Meares have left their hectic city lifestyle to develop a tourism business in Penola after falling in love with the […]

Artist makes mark on city

TALENTED local artist Phil Clements is sharing his passion for art with the community by creating detailed murals on the city’s vacant walls. One of his […]

Gas mining answers demanded

THE Penola community is searching for reassurance the Limestone Coast’s future will not be tainted after the announcement of Beach Energy’s Haselgrove 3 conventional gas well’s […]

Cellar doors wide open

TOURISTS and locals eager to taste the region’s iconic wines are continuing to enjoy the diverse Cellar Dweller events in Coonawarra held throughout July. Upstairs at […]