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Tennis ace’s career recognised

ONE of the most recognisable faces within the Mount Gambier tennis fraternity was presented with a special honour last week. A shocked Cassie Edwards was...
Elaine Pretouris At Desk  TBW Newsgroup

Health leader stands up in crisis

Dr Elaine Pretorius has been the Limestone Coast’s leading lady during the COVID-19 health crisis, leading the region’s response from Mount Gambier Hospital while...
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First-class science teacher honoured

AT the core of every schooling community is its teachers, and science educator Samantha Brown is an integral part of Mount Gambier High School. Ms...
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‘Morale’ behind top sporting career

MOUNT Gambier sporting figure Bruce Morale has been a familiar face at several sporting grounds across the Limestone Coast for some time, but he...
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Mount Gambier athlete looks back on nationally-recognised career

MANY people use running as an activity to keep fit, but few could match giant strides taken by retired Mount Gambier athlete Kevin Mansell. In...
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Limestone Coast field umpire shares 40-year journey

IT will be a difficult to find a field umpire who has bounced more footballs in the Limestone Coast than Terry Walters. The journeyman controlled...
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Long-time Penola player reflects on remarkable career at country and state level

FOR the best part of three decades, Limestone Coast football has been dominated by the presence of Penola's Adam Merrett. The nickname "Hoggett" has reverberated...
Tim Rosenthal  TBW Newsgroup

South East landscape encourages Mount Gambier shutter bug to ‘get clicking’

BUDDING Limestone Coast photographers are being encouraged to pick up a camera and "get clicking" by a self-taught talent whose reputation continues to build. Tim...
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Young Brad Walkom drops gate on promising career

THE name Brad Walkom might not be familiar to many, but the youngster is one of the South East's brightest sporting prospects. Walkom is a...
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Book highlights city settler Henny Nieuwendyk’s sporting talent

HENDRIKUS (Henny) Nieuwendyk is a Dutch migrant who, like many, chose to find a new life in Australia. He is well known to many in...
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STAFF PROFILE: Sonia Galwey – Administration Manager

ADMINISTRATION manager Sonia Galwey joined The Border Watch Newsgroup team in 2015 and has quickly become everyone's “go-to” for help around the office. Together with...
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STAFF PROFILE: Mitch Radford – Apprentice Printer

JOINING The Border Watch almost four years ago, apprentice printer Mitch Radford has been an integral part of the newspaper production team. He began his...

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