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REGISTER NOW TO BECOME AN ORGAN/TISSUE DONOR
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:30
It’s DonateLife Week commencing Sunday 31 July, which is all about organ donation. Statistics show that the majority of Australians support organ and tissue donation, but only 33% of adults have actually registered and joined the national database. Registration is important, as it leaves your family with no doubt that you wish to donate organs that can save other lives. 707 Australians have received life-saving transplants since January this year. To find out more visit donatelife.gov.au
 
KANIVA COLLEGE TEACHER IN THE RUNNING FOR MARATHON WIN
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:30
Kaniva College teacher David Staehr will compete in the Adelaide Marathon Festival next month in Adelaide, for the seventh year in a row. David won his first 2nd place in 2009 with a time of 2:47:30 and beat that time in 2011 with 2:39:50. Despite recovering from a burst appendix earlier this year, David’s been training hard and has built his strength up again alternating with slower, shorter runs, then faster runs. Competition will be hot with names like Kane Cornes, four-time Olympian Steve Moneghetti and Channel 7 reporters Rosanna Mangiarelli and Mark Soderstrom also registered to run. Find out more by checking out adelaidemarathon.com.au
 
POWER LIFTING LOCAL MUM BREAKS STATE RECORDS
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:29
The sport of power lifting is in focus this week, with Bordertown mum of four Mandy Frazer, taking out a women’s state power lifting title. After the competition held earlier this year, Mandy now holds three state records for squat, bench press and dead-lift. Mandy’s on track to become a fully qualified personal trainer, and she’s only been power lifting for a year. Mandy will compete at the National Competitions in Renmark on August 13, with the whole family in tow to support and watch her perform three lifts; the squat lift is her strongest and she currently holds the state record at 130kg. Well done Mandy and good luck!
 
WINDY AND WET CONDITIONS COULD MEAN SNOW IN WIMMERA
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:29
The weather bureau is expecting more windy and wet conditions in the Wimmera, and snow is predicted to fall on Mount William early next week. If the white stuff does appear, it’ll be the third snowfall of the year. That’ll no doubt mean more cold weather for the Tatiara, so listen out for regular weather updates and graziers warnings here on 5tcb.
 
FOOTY AND NETBALL WRAP-UP
Monday, 25 July 2016 10:11

KNTFLAnd in Sports news, results from the KNTNA Netball rounds are in, and in the A Grade comps over the weekend for Round 14:

• Keith defeated Mundulla 60 to 47

• Lucindale beat Kingston 59 to 33

• Penola romped away to win over Padthaway 49 to 23 •

And Naracoorte trounced Kyby, winning 79 to 30.

And in Round 14 of the KNTFL footy league

: • Penola crushed Padthaway by a whopping 109 points

• Lucindale had it all over Kingston with an easy 102 point win

• Mundulla managed to hold off Keith to win by 13 points •

And Kybybolite proved just too good, with a win over Naracoorte by 18 points.

 
YOUNG RURAL AMBASSADOR’S PLAN TO RETURN
Monday, 25 July 2016 10:10

This year’s South Australia Young Rural Ambassador Award winners have been announced, and both young ladies plan to finish their university studies in the future, then head straight back to the bush. Caitlyn Marshall, aged 19, is from Coonalpyn and is studying her first year of speech pathology in Adelaide. Caitlyn has a passion for rural healthcare and said she sees how difficult it is for some people living in rural areas to access specialist healthcare and services. Georgie Beighton, aged 18, comes from Penola, and next year she’ll start Veterinary Science in Wagga. Georgie is working in the cattle industry during this gap year in her studies, and is also involved in cattle showing. She said it’s sad that a lot of people her age don’t have an interest in farming, and more young people are needed to work in the industry.

 
BOOL LAGOON WATERS RISING
Monday, 25 July 2016 10:10
Water has started to flow again into the Bool Lagoon Game Reserve, in Naracoorte. Some decent rainfall levels lately have contributed to the rise, and Naracoorte Lucindale council’s Director of Operations Steve Bourne says that we could see the lagoon fill completely if rain continues. Many hundreds of magpie geese and swans are apparently migrating back to the game reserve as a result.
 
PENOLA RATES HIGH IN ON-LINE SHOPPING FIGURES
Monday, 25 July 2016 10:09
Australia Post reports that the town of Penola’s online fashion purchases are growing by 39% each year, and the town is in the top four fastest growing locations in South Australia that purchase fashion items on line. Despite this trend, and the large volumes of parcels being delivered to Penola addresses every day, Penola Post Office’s Bev Banks believes that most people do look locally for items before going on-line and “adding to cart”. Bev said that people are wanting to support local businesses because they want the town to thrive, however if they can’t find what they’re after in town, they do shop in the bigger towns, or hop on-line, letting google and pay-pal help them shop.
 
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