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Bodi follows his mother’s and sister’s footsteps into classroom

Pirie West is the best … that is the view of the Smith family.New chum Bodi Smith, 5, started at the school on Monday, joining...

Praise for council director

With projects worth more than $12 million in the offing this year, council infrastructure director Kathryn Johnson is a busy woman.At the latest Port...

Students to attend Govt House

Top Year 12 students from Port Pirie will converge on Government House in Adelaide on February 9 to be honoured at the SACE Merit Ceremony.Students...

Fisher wins top plant at meeting

Well it's the start to another orchid growing year and without a doubt the most challenging time for growing orchids.It's not a very good time...

Council backs new club at golf course

Plans for a new merged club at the golf course took a step ahead – and a pace backwards – at the latest Port Pirie Regional...

Cousins make a comeback

Hurtling around the speedway track, Scott Kauschke and Steve Fowler can “read” each other’s minds.Thanks to an unique family bond, the pair have an...

Dredging timetable given to Wharf Rats

Dredging of the Pirie River may start in May, according to a letter shared with lobby group, the Wharf Rats.The group, consisting of about a...

Warning on backyard pool safety

With backyard swimming pools a focal point for many families, Port Pirie Regional Council encourages residents to consider pool compliance and safety this summer.Residents, who are planning...

Mayor to make ‘connections’

Mayor John Rohde will do the rounds of the city, talking to residents.In his new Mayoral Connections Series, he will go head-to-head with various...

Father and son’s rare newspaper combo

JOURNALISM can be a very isolated profession.Scenarios generally lend to working alone when it comes to the competitive nature of story gathering.It’s rare to see a...

Last minor round looms

South Port ended its A grade Port Pirie Cricket Association minor round with a convincing 72-run win over Proprietary at Memorial Oval on Saturday...