Saturday 13 June 2020

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Barrier Daily Truth Saturday 13 June 2020

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IN THIS EDITION:

* A long-term supporter of Foundation Broken Hill has committed substantial new funds to the Foundation’s current project to support the Barrier Truth and local small businesses through the power of advertising.

* The Ag plot at Broken Hill High School is once again the talk of the town with the birth of two sets of twin lambs in the last two weeks, no bull. * A former Broken Hill man has been honoured for outstanding devotion to duty in his role in the navy.

* South Broken Hill will finally be getting its own supermarket as Nardia Keenan prepares to open Broken Hill Vintage Grocer today.

* The announcement yesterday afternoon by SA Premier Steve Marshall that the SA border will reopen to unrestricted travel on July 20 will suit most local gallery owners right down to the ground. * Broken Hill couple Bonnie and Rino Piotto will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday and will do so with nothing but beautiful memories of their dependable and care-free partnership. * The Democratic Club is the first business in Broken Hill to go live with the nbn after it connected during the week.

* When the South Australian border was closed, one of that state’s most successful practitioners of public art found himself stuck in Broken Hill. * The Broken Hill Soccer Association has made the decision to cancel this year’s winter season, which was supposed to start back in April.

* The AFL Broken Hill board is preparing for a meeting on Monday with the four local clubs to make a decision about the 2020 season.