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Archive for: July, 2017

HDFNL: Edenhope-Apsley, Natimuk United and Kalkee get down to the nitty-gritty

Edenhope-Apsley, Natimuk United and Kalkee hover on the edge of celebration and disappointment as teams prepare for round-13 games in Horsham district football.

HDFNL: Southern Mallee Giants proving to be ‘dark horse’ in Horsham District netball

Southern Mallee Giants continued their march towards finals with a comprehensive win over Jeparit-Rainbow in round 12, but will need to get the better of Noradjuha-Quantong to retain fourth spot in the Horsham District netball pecking order.

$4.5-million headquarters for Horsham Church of Christ

Simon Risson and Ivan Sherriff at the new Church of Christ in River Road.

Horsham Church of Christ leaders expect a new headquarters designed to meet future needs of the church’s congregation and the wider community will be completed by January next year.

Double trouble for Blair and Hayley Thomas

Blair and Hayley Thomas will both go under the knife together after both injured knees weeks apart from each other playing football and netball.

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Murra Warra couple Blair and Hayley Thomas will be missing in action from sporting fields after similar serious knee injuries. Both have torn anterior cruciate ligaments in their right knees and will undergo surgery in Melbourne on Friday. Hayley hurt her knee playing netball on July 1 and a week later Blair went […]

HOT TO TROT: Win for bloodlines

Smart juvenile trotter Smashthemcalder scored a brave victory in the 2017 edition of The Maori Legend at Stawell.

WFL: Minyip-Murtoa and Stawell to turn up heat

There is nothing like a traditional rivalry to stir a footy pot, especially a pot bubbling with so much expectation.

Planning starts for energy, food hub at Bulgana near Great Western

People across Australia and possibly beyond will soon be eating fresh fruit and vegetables grown with the aid of renewable power generated and stored at Bulgana near Great Western.

WNA: Dimboola scrambles for late victories

A wise coach once said to me that if each player played at just 70 percent, the team would win.

State agrees on need for power upgrades

The State Government has acknowledged a need to upgrade western Victorian electrical infrastructure to meet future renewable-energy project demands. Energy, Environment and Climate Change Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said the government was working closely with the Australian Energy Market Operator, AEMO, on the issue. “It is widely recognised the electricity grid needs to be modernised to […]

Work to start on new Murtoa Police Station

Sgt Brendan Khan, CFA District 17 Operations Manager Dale Russell, bulider David Delahunty, SC Emma Taylor, Superintendent Paul Margetts and project director Derek Thornhill at new Murtoa Police Station site.
Sgt Khan is holding a photo of Murtoa policeman Constable A. M. Comrie photographed in front of teh Murtoa Police Station in 1900.

WORK UNDERWAY: Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation Horsham branch vice-president Dale Russell, second from left, prepares to turn the first sod to mark the start of work on a new Murtoa Police Station. The project was one of seven new stations funded in the 2016-17 State Budget following campaigning by community and regional leaders. The […]


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