As Australia Day approaches, Murraylands councils are starting to nominate their Citizen of the Year winners and Mid Murray Council was among the first to do so.
A new music festival, a long-time volunteer firefighter and a young go-kart star were rewarded.
Mannum CFS volunteer Barry Burdett, who served in the fire service for 48 years, has been named Mid Murray Council’s 2022 Citizen of the Year and you can hear all about his accomplishments and the man himself. even here.
Walk-in clinics at Murray Bridge will take place Monday through Thursday, from today until February 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Regarding COVID-19, last week Murray Bridge was announced as one of the new rapid antigen collection areas for regional and metropolitan areas in South Australia.
South Australians living in regional and outer metropolitan areas will now have access to one rapid antigen test collection site, with eight new LGA collection locations.
The exact location of the new collection sites and when they will go live will be announced in the coming days, but South Australians should expect them to be up and running in the coming days.
In sports news, Mypolonga was the big winner in Murray Towns Grade A cricket with great feats achieved.
Jared Marston led the way with the bat making 112 runs from 139 balls as the Tigers posted 272.
Then Shannon Callery hit early for the Tigers with a hat-trick and Tailem Bend was 3/2 and never recovered to be knocked out for 47 runs.
In the other games, Wanderers beat Monarto and Mannum was too good for Jervois.
Check out the action on the pitch when photos are posted on our website later today.