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October 25, 2007


Page 1

Tafe Boost (pics - Michelle Parker, Anthea Day, John Everall, David Carroll, Luke Mundy, Nigel Sparrow, Michelle Parker, Michael Batzalis, Robert Hayes, Billy O'Toole, Nikola Dzodan, Scotty Murray, Ronald Carbine, Robert Brown)

School participates in activities as part of Kid's Fun Day (pic - Steven and Charissa Murray)

Persevering Mayor (pic - Steve Baines) Transient Housing, Safe House, no-residential Rehabilitation Drug and Alcohol Centre

Pool open again (pic - Cassandra Mpelerisis)

Community Breakfast Desert Cave, hybrid cars

Page 2

Mayor's Report Joy Baluch, Jay Weatherill, Alan Souter

Mini Gems Thankyou Paul Atkins, Oxiana Fluor, Gene Cole, Dave Peggie, John's Pizza Bar, Darryl and Melissa Borrett, Opdetech

Lions Seeking Members

Page 3

Ossie's Walkabout by Kyra Cartwright

Dominion News Challenger Mine

Stone throwing damages private property (pic - Bernd Guba)

Tidbits Wind turbine, Graeme Norton, Trevor McLeod, Rachel Underwood, Damien Clark, Kevin Woon

Page 4

Kid's Fun Day a success (pics - Marija Novosel - Families SA, Anna McKenzie and Effie Korbetis - OSHC (Out of School Hours Care), Lexie Singleton -  Aboriginal Family Support Services, Jo Poblocki and Tom Cope - Families SA, Marzena Mazurkiewicz - Centrelink, Savvas Procopis - volunteer BBQ worker and Kevin Gray from Adelaide, Rose Temple - Umoona Council Youth Worker, Gillie Procopis - Families SA, Kerry Carter - Aboriginal Family Support Services Adelaide, Zed McKenzie and Mark Weaver - Coober Pedy Police)

Page 5

Coober Pedy Dog Population on the Rise Again

Goldstream News Cairn Hill, Mt Paisley

Historical Society AGM Anne Johnson, Judy Underwood, Jenny Davison, Tim Webb, Judy Harper, Kathy Hazelwood, Ron Affleck, Peter Soltys, Sandy Williams

Page 6 

 Opal Inn Karaoke (pics - Luke Mundy, Regina Betts, Chris O’Reilly, Shannon Lane, April Grava, Tanya Lauder, Jacqueline Lauder, Jessica Norris, Sue Coulthard, Simon McLeod (Port Power lost the Grand Final), Danielle Laidlaw, Haimish McBain, Carmen Buzzacott, Rebecca Baker, Patricia Fatt, June Murray, Toni Smith, Anne-Marie Fatt, Sue Coulthard, Jack Coulthard, Lulu Boland, Regina Betts

  Page 7

Saints Presentation Night Opal Inn (pics - Kirsty Smith, Doris McNamara, Chris Butler, Dawn Jones, Geoff Sykes, Lyn Breuer - Member for Giles, Ben Buller - Best and Fairest, Sam Chesser, Lochie O’Reilly representing Opal Inn, Glenys Dodd - Community Service award, Adelaide Crows’ Graeme Johncock, Audrey Wonga – representing Robert Hele, Community Service award, Ronald Carbine – Runner-up Best and Fairest, Robin Walker – Saints President, Adelaide Crows’ Graeme Johncock,  Jean and Mervyn Andrew, Tod Williams, Zoe Pollard, Gary Atkins

  Page 8

Whyalla Port Expansion One Steel, Steven Arndt, Western Plains, Peculiar Knob, Goldstream, Cairn Hill

New DCCP Plant Mechanic (pic - Rob Dempster) 

Page 11

New DCCP Cement Finisher (pic - James Porter) Deja-vu, The Twins, Rankines

Toy Library for Coober Pedy

Traffic Police Blitz in Coober Pedy Peter Bruhns

World Youth Day Cross in Coober Pedy Fr Chris O'Neil, Bishop Eugene Hurley, Alice Priest

Quotes Mark Bell, Graeme Norton, Cr Geoff Sykes

Page 12 

School Sports Day (pics - Eilish Kiely-Kavanagh, Tom Absalom, Kathleen Murray, Tatiana Lyrtzis, Kyal Forman, Layne Borrett

Coober Pedy Golf Club (pic - Bev Staines, Wendy Absalom) Jack Burns, Phil LewisBob Markovic, Wendy Absalom, Don Nottle, Mijo Markovic, Kim Kelly, Nicholas Dale, Frank Dunno, John Dale, Shane Mibus, Damien Geyer, Peter Lane, Ljubica Markovic, Ivan Stevanja, Layne Borrett, Ray Patek, Bev Staines, Colin Maclean, Billy Palmer, Chris Comer, Mark Hazelwood, Jy Burns  

Coober Pedy to St Andrews a gem of a trip                     

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Sports page

Church meeting times

Quotes of the fortnight


Leisure Amusements in

Coober Pedy

Closed after 35 years

Selling Amusement Machines

50 Space Invaders

10 Flippers

1 Billiard Table

As one lot or will sell separately

ph (08) 8672 5840


                Flipper $1000                                            Space Invader $1000





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