A PARINGA resident is “lucky to be alive” after local fire crews evacuated the man from his smoke-filled unit on Monday night.
A RIVERLAND man, facing a number of charges, including ill treatment of an animal, appeared via video link in the Berri Magistrates Court this week.
A DRUG driver who offended twice in four days, and another driver caught behind the wheel just 48 hours after losing his licence are the latest in a string of reckless motorists putting Riverland lives at risk in 2018.
POLICE from the Adelaide Traffic Support Branch returned to the Riverland over the weekend to target speeding drivers.
SUGGESTIONS the recent traffic blitz in the Riverland – and the prospects of a repeat event over Easter – could harm local business trade have divided locals.
TWO Loxton boys have been caught allegedly scamming local residents of money through a charity scam.
FLOW-ON effects from a recent police blitz are still creating ripples in the Riverland community in the lead-up to the Easter long-weekend.
REPEATED acts of vandalism at a local speedway – targeting caravans and cars – have left operators “totally devastated” and could threaten its future.