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Archive for: May, 2017

FULL VOLLEY: Phantoms on track

Phantoms teams participating in Victorian Volleyball League are on track for historic finals appearances after another strong showing. A premier men’s team was pushed by Heidelberg but its class shone through in the end, recording a straight-sets victory and consolidating second position on the ladder. Matthew Berry, Nick Adamson and Cam Robinson all played their […]


Stawell trainers Terry and Karina O’Sullivan have continued their good run of form, with another win at Echuca on Sunday. The O’Sullivan partnership had talented mare Born Magic lining up in a benchmark-64 event, over 1400 metres, with Jessica Eaton in the saddle. Born Magic was ridden patiently back in the field after the start, […]

Hockey heads to Warracknabeal

Warracknabeal will host round-six Wimmera Hockey Association games at Anzac Park on Saturday.

PHOTOS | Golf title to Jenny McRae

Horsham Golf Club ladies have contested the final round of 2017 club championships. Jenny McRae won her 19th A Grade title and 16th in a row. Championship winners: Club champion Jenny McRae; B Grade, Kaye Smith; C Grade, Majorie Reinheimer. Nett winners: A Grade, Carmel Officer; B Grade, Pauline Irwin; C Grade and Puss Smith […]

Ten days of Art is… festivities on the way

MOVING TOGETHER: Artist Jens Altheimer, centre, works on a Move On project for Horsham’s 2017 Art is… festival with Nexus participants, from left, Ina Tolo, Laticia Shanaughan, Sarah Natali, Soe San Di Myint Shwe Ta Lee, Eddie Nsanzimana, Ben Hornsby and Yah Min Thu Shwe Ta Lee. The community arts project combines sculpture, storytelling and human-activated contraptions. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Organisers of a festival using art as a vehicle for community connection and growth will kick off festivities in Horsham on Friday night. This year’s Art is… festival features the theme, Footprint: Moving Together, will run for 10 days. Art is… has a claim as Australia’s premiere co-created arts festival and provides opportunities for artists, […]

Rainbow enduro event primed

Organisers of an off-road racing championship set to put Rainbow on the national motorsport map hope to have a formal go-ahead for the event by the end of next week.

Recognition for Rowly and Judy Paterson at Ararat gala celebration

ACE Radio Broadcasters’ Rowly and Judy Paterson have won statewide recognition for their support of Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation. Foundation chairman David Mann presented the couple with a Gold Community Service Medal, the foundation’s most prestigious award, during a celebration in Ararat. The award recognised the Patersons’ service to Ararat and district community, Victoria […]

PHOTOS: Horsham and District Lapidary Club gem show

Dara Heang at Horsham and District Lapidary Club gem show in Roberts Ave.

Horsham and District Lapidary Club hosted the club’s annual gem show at the weekend. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

EDITORIAL: Journey to discovering who we are

Using modern technology and our individual DNA or genetic blueprint to trace our biological ancestry is proving popular with many Australians. It costs a few dollars but is within the financial reach of many and represents a bit of fun for the more curious among us keen to find out more about who we are […]

Council takes over bridge works

PHOTOS: Anzac Centenary Bridge nears completion Horsham Rural City Council will take responsibility for completing construction of a $1.2-million pedestrian bridge across the Wimmera River after the financial collapse of the contracting firm responsible for the project. The council’s technical services team is now planning to complete the job using a combination of council staff […]


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