Sisters go back to their roots

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The well-known Mattana sisters visited the Italian villa in Siddle Street in the CDB where they grew up with their brother. And it was a trip down memory lane... The house that Livia, Gabriella and Titiana Mattana grew up with their brother has now been turned into a coffee shop called Little Italy.

To read the full story, read page 8 of our 15 February 2019 issue.

Brewers celebrate 50 golden years

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Aidan and Jo Brewer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this week. The couple got married at Christ the King Catholic Church, Bulawayo, Rhodesia in 1969. On the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary on Friday 15 February, they are wished many more, happy and healthy years together and God’s richest blessings.

To read the full story, read page 8 of our 15 February 2019 issue.

Week without water

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The corner of Central Avenue and Smit Street is a hot spot for motorists and businesses in the area. Yet last week, a burst pipe in the intersection of one of the busiest roads in the city lead to the water being cut off for a week where businesses suffered and the intersection was almost inaccessible.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 15 February 2019 issue.

Buurtwag help tiener om hond te red

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - ‘n Matriekseun het sonder om twee keer te dink, verlede week in ‘n diep, stinkende riooldrein afgeklim om ‘n hond te red. Sidney Hartman (17) en sy ma, Elsie het op Donderdag 6 Februarie op die buurtwaggroep in Ellaton gehoor dat ‘n hond in die oop dreingat vasgekeer is. “Slow Khaboliso van die buurtwag het ingeroep dat hy die hond al twee dae hoor tjank en ondersoek ingestel. Die hond was vasgekeer in ‘n rioolgat onder in Du Plooystraat waar die munisipaliteit voorheen al gewerk het, maar nooit toegemaak het nie,’’ vertel Sidney se ma, Elsie.

To read the full story, read page 6 of our 15 February 2019 issue.

Nog ’n toekenning vir navorser

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Potchefstroom - ‘n Boorling van Orkney is vandag ‘n bekende naam in die internasionale sfeer van biomediese navorsing oor hoë bloeddruk. Prof Alta Schutte is vandag ‘n gerekende biomediese wetenskaplike en navorsingsprofessor aan die Noordwes-Universiteit (NWU) se Hipertensie in Afrika-navorsingspan (HART).

To read the full story, read page 14 of our 8 February 2019 issue.