War hero inspires RSL donation

JULIAN Mattay this week donated $1000 out of his own pocket to the embattled Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League in honour of his late […]

Rotary stalwart’s birthday celebrated

CELEBRATING his 99th birthday yesterday, Mount Gambier resident and World War II veteran Colin Cameron OAM has lived a life of achievement. Humble and giving, Mr […]

City’s firefighters put to the test

THE city’s retained firefighters learnt improved methods to control conditions when battling structural fires during an intensive training program this week. Mount Gambier’s old recycling depot […]

Region inspires sea shanties

COMPOSING traditional sea shanties inspired by the Shipwreck Coast, Adam Hardcastle immersed himself in the life of a 19th century Portland resident last month. Eating a […]

Protection a priority

WITH 10 years experience under her belt, Limestone Coast family violence intervention officer Jane Smith knows all too well the prevalence of domestic violence in Australia. […]

Shared hospital history

WHEN the contractors working on the $500,000 fire management system upgrade at Millicent and District Hospital needed an experienced earth moving company, the choice was obvious. […]

Fond seaside memories recalled

BORN at the Point Pearce Mission Station on the Yorke Peninsula in 1946, Aunty Val Brennan would go on to live in almost 10 towns and […]

Refugee sewing skills recognised

CONGOLESE refugee Alpha Shonda is quickly making his mark on the Blue Lake city as he uses his impressive sewing skills to integrate into the community. […]

Aboriginal health worker recognised

LIMESTONE coast Aboriginal health worker Peter May has been recognised for his dedication to the community, placing third in the annual LiFE Awards last month. Nominated […]

Eileen cruises into retirement

FILLING the halls of The Oaks Aged Care Facility with laughter and joy for many years, Mount Gambier resident Eileen Cruise will be greatly missed after […]