Armistice centenary commemoration

REMEMBRANCE Day is expected to attract hundreds of people to the Soldiers Memorial in the Vansittart Gardens on Sunday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice to end World War I. At the eleventh hour of[…]

Airport power outage

THE Mount Gambier Airport terminal was without power for around two hours today due to an undetermined fault. Electricity at the terminal was cut off at 8.43am and restored by SA Power Networks maintenance crews at 11.30am[…]

No bites for fishing knife tale

A MOUNT Gambier man who was located at a local hotel in possession of a fishing knife received a small fine in court on Tuesday. Gage Michael Leddin, 19, appeared unrepresented in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court[…]

Grant encourages greener futures

LIMESTONE Coast primary schools and early learning centres are set for a greener future, with applications now open for the first round of the Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants program.”The program was funded through[…]

Former teacher jailed for sexual offences

A FORMER South East music teacher has been jailed for 10 years after being found guilty at trial for several sexual offences committed against young students in the 1990s. Trenton John Wickers, 49, appeared in the Adelaide[…]

Reference committee appointments confirmed

THE Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has confirmed the appointment of members to its Aged Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC), which will bring industry, health professionals, peak education and[…]

Teacher recognised in parliament

ARIA nominee and Grant High School music teacher Scott Maxwell has been recognised for his outstanding efforts in State Parliament. Independent MP Troy Bell acknowledged the Mount Gambier resident as one of four[…]

Launch party to extend racing celebrations

LEGEND of the Lakes Hillclimb is back for another year with Koonara Wines hosting a launch party at the Rail Lands tomorrow. Koonara Wines’ Dru Reschke said the family-friendly event would extend the racing weekend’s[…]

Aged care report presented

AUSTRALIA’S Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented a report following its inquiry into the quality of care in residential aged care facilities. Committee chair Trent Zimmerman said the inquiry examined the[…]

Shoot to kill authority granted

POLICE will have shoot to kill powers in the event of a terrorist threat under recent laws passed by State Parliament. Under the new legislation, the Commissioner of Police will have the power to declare an incident a “terrorist[…]