12 hrs ago
MP urges more education on illegal drug dangers
The independent Member for Mount Gambier, Don Pegler, says more needs to be done to tackle illicit drug use in the community.
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16 hrs ago
Leap of faith leads to love on the land
They met very much in the public eye - on a reality TV show with cameras following their every move - including a now famous candlelight dinner held in a shearing shed.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Big bike ride helps recycle tourism
WEST towns along the route of last year's Great Victorian Bike Ride look set to reap the benefits for the next 12 months.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New LGBTIQ alliance quizzes candidates
ADELAIDE: Following the de-funding of the AIDS Council last year, the Gay and Lesbian Health Alliance of South Australia was formed by a group of concerned community members to advocate for the health and related concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people.
Third accused to stand trial in Nelson abduction case
A THIRD Mount Gambier man was yesterday committed to stand trial on charges relating to the abduction of a man on the Nelson Bridge last year.
Tatura recalls Queen's visit
Sixty years ago, March 5, 1954, was a red-letter day for Tatura, when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the first reigning monarch to visit, came to town.
Mount Gambier council resists Peter's Project overtures to contribute ...
MOUNT Gambier City Council will not contribute to Peter's Project, despite campaigners arguing that South Australians will become regular users of the radiotherapy centre once it is built.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Cryer for the Cup
APSLEY greyhound trainer Tom Cryer will be hoping it will be a case of second time lucky when Cryer's Ruddy lines up in the final of the Mount Gambier Cup on Sunday afternoon at Tara Raceway.
Drug driving 'major problem' for Mt Gambier, police tell forum
As another two drivers were caught drug driving overnight in Mt Gambier, the head of Limestone Coast police told a community forum that the offence is becoming a major problem for the region.
'Lock the Gate' gathers momentum
MORE than 30 people showed their support for a movement against "fracking" in the SE at the Senior Citizens Clubrooms in Naracoorte last Thursday.
No hill too high for cancer charity riders
WHEN former Warrnambool man Michael Ryan used to cycle from Emmanuel College to his Simpson Street home as a schoolboy, the Raglan Parade hill near Fletcher Jones seemed "massive."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Womadelaide to stream live
MOUNT Gambier man Gordon Hamm won $6000 while gambling the night before he was abducted and murdered in western Victoria, a court has heard.
Country Hour for Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Forestry is shaping up as a being a key issue for voters in the south east, and it's playing out in the seat of Mount Gambier, where there's a three way battle for power between the two major parties and an independent.
Mount Gambier men allegedly paid to abduct ice dealer before his murder
TWO Mount Gambier men charged with murder were allegedly paid $5000 each to abduct an ice dealer on the Nelson bridge.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Parliamentary committee sitting in Warrnambool hears of the new ice age
FAMILIES are torn apart, teenagers fear for their lives and law enforcement agencies are grappling with a new wave of criminals - all caused by the alarming spread of ice, an addictive methamphetamine.
Key witness in murder case used ice before alleged crime, Warrnambool court hears
THE key witness in a murder case committal hearing yesterday admitted to using ice in the 24 hours before her passenger was allegedly abducted and killed.
The rural vote in South Australia
South Australians head to the polls on March 15, but only 22 per cent of the population will do so in a rural or regional area, with 77 per cent of the state residing in greater Adelaide.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Business chamber backs rail corridor funding
The Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement the city's rail corridor project will receive a $1 million South Australian Government grant.
Mt Gambier foodie fest declared success
Mount Gambier's Garden Square precinct turned into a food and wine lovers delight on Saturday, as more than 1100 people flowed through the gates of the first Fork and Cork Festival.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Limestone Coast produce on show at first Fork and Cork
Organisers say they are hoping to attract up to 1,000 people at tomorrow's inaugural Cork and Fork event in Mount Gambier.