Friday 31 August 2018


Barrier Daily Truth Friday 31 August 2018




* ON PAGE 6, immediate family members of Layne, Jakeb and Kurtis Harvey express their thanks in a most gracious letter to all who came to their assistance in the wake of the tragedy.

*Councillors, media and the general public were treated to a four-hour Council meeting during their monthly meeting on Wednesday night. The main reasoning behind this was Councillor Tom Kennedy’s 18 notices of motion which came from a public meeting held at the end of last month. Some of the issues were discussed in detail. DETAILS Pages 4 and 5.

*The 29th annual Lifeline Broken Hill Country to Coast Exhibition and Auction opens tonight, with 52 works up sale and two for auction at the GeoCentre. The exhibition has works of art from a broad array of artists with different levels of experience.

* The Lodge Outback Motel is now displaying a collection of cartoon pieces by well-known artist Robert Groves. Mr Groves, who worked on the mines for 30 years, took up cartoon drawing for the industry to make miners pay more attention to safety instructions.