Saturday 24 August 2019

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Barrier Daily Truth Saturday 24 August 2019

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IN THIS EDITION:

* The current owner of South Newsagency is still looking for a buyer, despite the well-established business being offered for a song. Full STORY: PAGE 3

* A local family is in shock after learning their beloved husband, father, and grandfather’s grave was robbed of commemorative items.

* According to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, more fish will die in the Darling River once the hot weather hits, and experts visited Menindee during the week to seek advice from the Menindee Water Users Group about the best type and placement of aerators for a program designed to prevent another disaster.

* Two local women have been honoured with Life Memberships of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Women’s Auxiliary.

* City Council’s Chief Financial Controller has said almost $500,000 has been invested in solar and wind-powered lighting projects around the city, in a bid to get several public assets ‘off the grid’.