Saturday 16 January 2021

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Barrier Truth Saturday 16 January 2021

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IN THIS EDITION:

* It’s official – Kmart Broken Hill will open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 4.

* The Flying Doctor is encouraging people to take extra precautions when driving in outback areas after a couple from Adelaide got lost in remote South Australia after their travel plans were changed due to Coronavirus.

* Local hobby fruit growers are finding their backyard crops infested with fruit fly; with one grower saying the problem is getting worse.

* Domenic D’Ettorre, who passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020, las left a legacy both immeasurable and eternal. He was 87.

* The Broken Hill City Library have returned back to their normal hours and are bringing back their community programs.

* Thousands of dollars are up for grabs for local writers as Under the Silver Tree Cooperative Bookshop hold their annual writing competition.

* Backed by an abundance of community support, the Gourmet Cribtin has reopened after a COVID positive traveller visited the cafe.

* Irrigators can no longer pump water from the Barwon-Darling until low river flows improve.

* A group of talented local footballers have taken the next step in developing their game; with a selection in the 2021 GWS Giants Academy Squads.