THREE more local drivers tested positive to methylamphetamine over the weekend as part of a targeted drug testing operation by Riverland police.
A BERRI automotive business suffered an estimated $80,000 damage yesterday when a fire was sparked by a forklift operating at the workshop.
RIVERLAND police are appealing for public information following a spate of recent break-ins, including copper piping stolen from a Monash site and cash taken from Loxton and Kingston-On-Murray businesses.
A WAIKERIE grower says hot, dry temperatures have devastated his dried apricot crop, which is down 50 per cent on last year – however the grass may be greener for Renmark fresh fruit producers this harvest.
RIVERLAND police are targeting suspected local drug users for testing behind the wheel – seeing a surge of positive results.
HALF a dozen motorists travelling in the Riverland were busted by local police drink/drug driving during last week’s New Year’s Eve operations.
FOR 32 years, Paruna man Adrian Wright protected and served communities across the state on the SA Police force and – 10 years into his retirement – not much has changed.
A RENMARK couple’s “Christmas miracle” will this year enjoy his first visit from Santa.