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Archive for: August, 2008

Contest to come down to the wire

Horsham v Stawell League heavyweights Horsham and Stawell clash in the second semi final to see who gains the first berth in the grand final but more importantly – a weeks rest. The Demons enter the match on the back of a break courtesy of finishing on top of the ladder, while the Warriors will […]

Ararat approach finals with caution


Despite not losing a game for the entire Wimmera Netball League season, Ararat will treat with caution their second semi final opponents Warrack Eagles on Saturday. Leading Ararat player Jakki Gibson said the girls would enter the match confident but said they would need to be at their absolute best to win. “We will certainly […]

Kees set to power past Demons


Kalkee v Laharum Injuries will determine how close this contest will be with Laharum being besieged by injuries at the wrong end of the season. If their big name players can’t get to the starting line this week the Kees will power into a second semi final clash with Harrow Balmoral. Kalkee has a near […]



The Opportunity for Renewal: A Garden Day in Willaura recently was hailed a big success. The event provided a day of gardening, food and fun as shown by atendees Bridgit Morrisey and Jane Millear. Author and presenter on the ABC’s Gardening Australia show John Patrick entertained a crowd of 170 with advice on gardening. Those […]

Fashions from the Past


Former student April Stoneman will model a 1930’s wedding gown and Zoe Keith a bridesmaid dress from the 1990’s during the Elmhurst Primary School Fashions from the Past fashion parade on September 5. The parade will feature all types of bridal gowns and formal wear from the past. Parade organisers hope it will benefit the […]

Car love a family affair


Horsham’s Elaine Milbourne was always destined to love cars as both her father and grandfather were passionate about their automobiles. And Elaine continues their legacy today with her two pride and joys, a 1952 Humber Super Snipe and a 1965 Mark X 4.2 ltr Jaguar. Asked to pick her favourite of the two, Elaine said […]

New leader members


A Wimmera group dedicated to promoting regional leadership has injected a blend of talent, experience, youth and diversity into its board of management. Leadership Wimmera has welcomed five new members to its 15-member panel which will oversee program development for the next two years. Susan Findlay-Tickner, Jo Devereaux, Cathy Tischler and Robyn Lardner were appointed […]



Auctioneer Tim Coller and spotter Gloria Muldoon control a hotly contested charity auction at Friday night’s Harrington Homes Black Tie Ball at Horsham Town Hall. More than 200 people attended the second annual Blue Ribbon ball which featured first-class entertainment from the Victoria Police Showband, who kept the dancefloor busy for most of the night […]

Former Ram to launch community calendar


Former Natimuk resident and premiership footballer Gerard Ballinger will officially launch the Natimuk community calendar at the Goat Gallery this Saturday at 2.30pm. Mr Ballinger is currently director of the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society and was recently appointed a board member of Victorian Agricultural Shows Ltd. The community calendar – an 18-month collection of […]

Number one fan


Radio star Tim Ryan took time out of his hectic tour of western Victoria to visit one of his most dedicated fans at her Horsham home last week. Jean Nash received a visit from the popular host of Sunday morning country music program Truck’n With Tim after he discovered she was unable to attend his […]


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