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Out of the Blocks book launch

A HISTORICAL book depicting the history of Coonawarra's oldest vineyard - Wynns Coonawarra Estate - was launched recently after the completion of a 15...

Soldier settlers to be honoured

A FITTING tribute to an important period in Lucindale's history will be officially unveiled on March 10. The soldier settlers who played a key role...

Volunteers pick up vandalism pieces

THREE dedicated volunteers are selflessly restoring Penola's historical headstones at the town's old cemetery after ongoing vandlism attattacks. Over the last four months volunteers Ken...

History accounted for

JUST like shopkeepers, members of the Millicent-based South East Family History Group (SEFHG) take stock of their holdings on an annual basis. With SEFHG president...

Indigenous artefacts handed on

A UNIQUE collection of hand-crafted indigenous artefacts has been presented to Mount Gambier councillor and First Nation peoples representative Mark Lovett by the city's...

Age no barrier to adventure

A GROUP of 25 Mount Gambier University of the Third Age members travelled to Nuriootpa for their annual getaway late last year. After a 4.30am...

‘Aussie Einstein’ on show

THE mechanical achievements of a man touted as the Australian Einstein is currently on display at the Millicent Visitor Information Centre. The Lost Tools of...

Childs jumps to research Gordon

ALLAN Childs is a walking encyclopedia on Adam Lindsay Gordon - the acclaimed poet and champion horse rider who lived for a time in...

Penola memories shared

THE tranquility and simplicity of life in Penola attracted 94-year-old resident Brian Pannell to settle, contribute to and represent the town. Born in 1923, Mr...

People power stands test of time

ROME was not built in a day - but nearly 100 years ago the Rook Walk overlooking Mount Gambier's Crater Lakes was. The walkway alongside...

Heritage committee devise work plan

MOUNT Gambier City Council's heritage committee has developed a work plan outlining a number of potential exhibitions and events[...]

When in Ancient Rome…

AN ANCIENT Rome exhibition boasting over 200 replica artefacts will be hosted by the Riddoch Art Gallery in 2019. The exhibition will bring to life...

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Back in town to transform community gym

A NEW era dawns for the Millicent Gymnastics Club, with a full time coach and club manager appointed this week. Fiona McDonald will take on...