‘Dream run’ ends as offender jailed

YOUR dream run has come to an end,” a district court judge told a Mount Gambier man before sentencing him to effectively 10 months behind bars for multiple breaches of a suspended sentence bond for drug trafficking[…]

RSL saves environment and money

AN ANNUAL reduction in electricity costs of up to $35,000 is on the cards for Mount Gambier Community RSL with installation of a solar power system […]

Artwork honours veteran

A STRIKING three-piece painting of a poppy has been donated to the Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League by the daughter of a former Australian […]

Government urged to discourage log exports

THE Federal Government should discourage log exports and increase its focus on local timber processors, according to State Shadow Forestry Minister Clare Scriven. Her comments were […]

Veteran support a call of duty

LOCAL volunteer Margaret Winterfield has received state recognition for her decades of service at the Mount Gambier Returned and Services League. “Margie”, as she is affectionately […]

EXCLUSIVE: Jobs go offshore

MOUNT Gambier could be losing out on timber industry investments of more than $300m – including the creation of 600 jobs – because of raw log […]

From hot water to navy career

“WE were preparing for a caning, but got congratulated instead for making a decent career move,” Mount Gambier’s Dieter Merchel told The Border Watch. From the […]

Forestry future confidence high

A LOCAL parliamentary leader has voiced his opinion of the future of forestry in the region following an announcement by OneFortyOne Plantations last week. […]