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Woman dies in Tarranyurk crash

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  Police are investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash at Tarranyurk, north of Dimboola, this afternoon. A woman in her 70s, a front-seat passenger in the car, died at the scene. The car was travelling north along the Dimboola-Rainbow Road about 3.45pm. Police believe the driver, a man in his 70s, lost control of […]

Harrow-Balmoral under the spotlight

CONTEST: Left, Taylors Lake big man Jordan Wakeling, above, grabs Harrow-Balmoral star Jandre Slabbert in the Roos’ 64-point win over the Lakers. Below,  Roo Callum Hobbs gets away from Jake McRae of Taylors Lake. Pictures: WILLAMY IMAGES

To say the next two weeks will tell us whether Harrow-Balmoral is a premiership contender or pretender in Horsham District Football League is an understatement.

Wimmera netball coaches search for an edge

Wimmera Netball Association A Grade coaches will be biting their nails, studying results and nursing any injuries as they search for the edge to consolidate preparations for their teams just four weeks out from finals.

Nhill looks to upset Ararat in Wimmera clash

ROOS NEED TO REBOUND: Eagle Aaron Watts lays a strong tackle on Saints Thomas Pain. Pictures: WILLAMY IMAGES

BY DEAN LAWSON There is a belief that one of the hardest road trips in Wimmera Football League is the Western Highway trek between Ararat and Nhill. Regardless of where respective teams sit on a ladder, the two-hour journey has a habit of dismantling either the travelling team or luring the home side into a […]

Western Highway closed after truck rollover

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Police have advised the Western Highway could be closed until 6pm tonight following a truck rollover near Dadswells Bridge. Leading Senior Constable Mick Ryan said a B-double truck was heading west along the highway towards Horsham when it hit a horse. “The driver lost control and ran off the road into trees,” he said. Leading Snr […]

Emma Kealy calls for State Government contribution to Wimmera Cancer Centre

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has continued to urge the State Government to ‘come to the party’ with its contribution to a Wimmera Cancer Centre.

One Horsham bypass group urges residents to attend public meeting

One Horsham bypass consultative group has invited Horsham district residents and community groups to attend a public meeting at Sunnyside Bowling Club next Tuesday. The meeting, starting at 7.30pm, will allow people to air concerns about proposed VicRoads routes for a Western Highway bypass of Horsham and how they can make concerns heard. The group […]

Recollection offers trip down memory lane

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Wedding and debutante gowns from yesteryear were revived for a Horsham Agricultural Society showcase on Sunday. President Andrea Cross said a highlight of ‘Recollection’ was the joy on the faces of the women who watched their dresses being worn again, some 50 years after they were first worn. Horsham twins Georgia and Ally Hiscock, front, […]

Horsham Fishing Competition seeks paid co-ordinator

Horsham’s iconic annual Labor Day fishing competition next year is likely to be in the hands of a paid event co-ordinator. The move is part of an effort to streamline operations of the big community fundraiser. A contest committee will start advertising the position from next week. The event co-ordinator’s responsibilities will include management and […]

Alex Rathgeber wins Helpmann award

Alex Rathgeber, who grew up in Horsham, won a Helpmann award for best supprting actor in a musical production. Rathgeber won the Helpmann award – Australia’s equivalent to the USA’s Tony Awards – for his role in the musical comedy Anything Goes. Get the full story in the July 29, 2015 edition of The Weekly […]


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