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St Brigid's College's production of Grease.

Grease is the word at St Brigid’s College

Excitement is building at Horsham’s St Brigid’s College as students prepare for the biggest production in the school’s history.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Brax Patterson has an aggressive terminal brain tumour.

Kindness of strangers brings joy in Brax Patterson’s final days

Horsham’s Lee Patterson has a simple but firm rule for her household: No crying.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe saved his dog Jack by giving him mouth-to-snout resuscitation.

Gymbowen’s Glenn Rowe comes to the rescue

Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe is a firm believer in the adage a good working dog is worth two men – if not more.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Ararat 800 PS students at Ararat Wind Farm opening.

Ararat Wind Farm developer turns focus to Murra Warra project

The renewable-energy developer responsible for establishing Ararat Wind Farm will now turn its full attention to a project on the Wimmera plains north of Horsham.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat rates issue sparks health fears

Ararat rates issue under microscope Victorian Farmers Federation has reported a snap survey of 200 Ararat district people waiting for the outcome of an Ararat Rural City Council vote on a new rating plan revealed farmers felt ‘gutted by a…

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Bruno Puls celebrates his 101st birthday with his granddaughter Trish Benz and great-grandchildren Shylah, Imogene and Benjamin Benz at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village.

Bruno spent teh day with about 30 family and friends.
Born June 26, 1916 at Dooen.

Bruno Puls celebrates 101st birthday at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village

MILESTONE: Bruno Puls celebrates his 101st birthday with his grand-daughter Trish Benz and great-grandchildren Shylah, Imogene and Benjamin Benz at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Grease is the word at St Brigid’s College

St Brigid's College's production of Grease.

Excitement is building at Horsham’s St Brigid’s College as students prepare for the biggest production in the school’s history.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Kindness of strangers brings joy in Brax Patterson’s final days

Brax Patterson has an aggressive terminal brain tumour.

Horsham’s Lee Patterson has a simple but firm rule for her household: No crying.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Gymbowen’s Glenn Rowe comes to the rescue

Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe saved his dog Jack by giving him mouth-to-snout resuscitation.

Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe is a firm believer in the adage a good working dog is worth two men – if not more.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Bruno Puls celebrates 101st birthday at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village

Bruno Puls celebrates his 101st birthday with his granddaughter Trish Benz and great-grandchildren Shylah, Imogene and Benjamin Benz at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village.

Bruno spent teh day with about 30 family and friends.
Born June 26, 1916 at Dooen.

MILESTONE: Bruno Puls celebrates his 101st birthday with his grand-daughter Trish Benz and great-grandchildren Shylah, Imogene and Benjamin Benz at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Exchange students leave their mark in Horsham

LEAVING THEIR MARK: Rotary Youth Exchange participants Amanda Walker, USA, and Carolin Seckel, Germany, plant trees in Kalkee Road, Horsham, to mark the end of their stay in the region.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Mayor Pam Clarke to support rescinding Horsham council bypass decision

Horsham Mayor Pam Clarke will strongly support moves to rescind decisions on the council’s official position on a future Western Highway bypass route around the city.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Landcare guru Clive Crouch helps plan sensory garden for Nhill youngsters

Nhill Early Years Centre will have a new sensory garden as a result of a partnership between the centre’s fundraising committee and Momentum Energy.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | STORY| Horsham Saints girls primed for historic female football finals

HOT TIPS:  Moana Hope, second from left, gives Horsham Saints players Kayetlan Harris, Bree Netherway, Katie Morris and Ella Caris some tips before the girls take on Hamilton in a Deakin University Female Football League grand final. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Saints will look to write their name into the history books when they meet Hamilton in the inaugural Deakin University Female Football League grand final on Sunday.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

WFL : Warrack Eagles, Stawell Warriors eye off critical third spot

Warrack Eagles will attempt to take a mighty step in efforts to stake an early claim on a Wimmera Football League finals double chance when they travel to Murtoa on Saturday.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

WNA: Versatility key for Wimmera netball success

We’ve seen it in the 2017 Super Netball competition, and we must see it more in Wimmera netball.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Bulgana project a major victory

We can talk forever about and promote idealistic notions of industry and value-adding project potential.

Jun 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL : Do we bin it or is there an alternative?

Anyone involved in, who observed closely or reported on the recycling revolution of the 1980s would have noted that society needed to jump large hurdles for the concept to become a reality.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

LETTER: Landcare anxiety over burnt trees

Remnant paddock trees severely damaged by fire in autumn have prompted Kaniva and District Landcare members to urge the regional farming community to take care when burning stubble.

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Action aplenty at Apsley

Apsley Racing Club is gearing up for its annual Sunday celebration of all things Apsley.

May 24 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle Brax Patterson has an aggressive terminal brain tumour.

Kindness of strangers brings joy in Brax Patterson’s final days

Horsham’s Lee Patterson has a simple but firm rule for her household: No crying.

Jun 28 2017 / Read More
Environment Ararat 800 PS students at Ararat Wind Farm opening.

Ararat Wind Farm developer turns focus to Murra Warra project

The renewable-energy developer responsible for establishing Ararat Wind Farm will now turn its full attention to a project on the Wimmera plains north of Horsham.

Jun 28 2017 / Read More
Politics COMMUNITY ADVOCATE: Don Johns will be remembered for his passion and commitment to the community he was part of.

Horsham community advocate and tireless campaigner Don Johns dies, 83

Long-time Horsham community advocate and municipal leader Don Johns, OAM, JP, 83, has died after a sudden and unexpected battle with cancer.

Jun 13 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment St Brigid's College's production of Grease.

Grease is the word at St Brigid’s College

Excitement is building at Horsham’s St Brigid’s College as students prepare for the biggest production in the school’s history.

Jun 28 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE FOCUS: Sharing, caring business model

With help from the internet, the latest business model is quietly turning millions of ‘average Joes’ into entrepreneurs.

Jun 28 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Ararat rates figures

SIR, – Stop the press! Farmers do not pay half, 55 percent, of what town residents pay in rates.

Jun 21 2017 / Read More
Agriculture Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe saved his dog Jack by giving him mouth-to-snout resuscitation.

Gymbowen’s Glenn Rowe comes to the rescue

Gymbowen farmer Glenn Rowe is a firm believer in the adage a good working dog is worth two men – if not more.

Jun 28 2017 / Read More
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