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Archive for: September, 2018

Young Wimmera farmers win scholarships

Wimmera farmers Megan Cooper of Glenorchy and Robert Staehr, Laharum, will use Victorian Young Farmers Scholarships to improve skills and development opportunities. The pair was among 13 award recipients statewide, announced at a presentation ceremony in Melbourne last week. The Young Farmers Scholarships program provides primary producers under the age of 35 with money for […]

Morning melodies at Ararat

Ararat and district residents can enjoy a morning of fun, fellowship and music at Ararat RSL tomorrow. The RSL presents Morning Melodies on the last Thursday of each month. The free event is open to the whole community. Regional artist Jan Pope leads the monthly sing-a-long, which features a wide variety of well-known tunes from […]

2018 WFL grand final | Horsham Demons primed for more success

Will Deyton and Ben Hobbs celebrate, Southern Mallee Giants vs Horsham WFL senior grand final. Horsham premiers.

A rising crop of talent appears set to maintain a powerful grip on Wimmera Football League’s premiership cup as Horsham celebrates back-to-back flags.

River focus for Horsham Show

Wimmera River parkrun Horsham launch at Sawyer Park.

Horsham Agricultural Society leaders will look to capitalise on prime river frontage when they bring a new-look Horsham Show to life at the weekend.

2018 WNA grand final | Horsham Saints victorious in déjà vu result

THRILLER: Horsham Saints’ Abby Hallam wins front position during an intense Wimmera Netball Association A Grade grand final at Warracknabeal’s Anzac Park. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Saints A Grade netball coach Shannon Reinheimer is still struggling to come to grips with her team’s back-to-back Wimmera association premiership.

Horsham Motorcycle Club sets sights high for another international event

Mattia Guadagnini, Italy 101, and Alex Larwood, Australia, at FIM World Junior Motocross titles at Dooen.

The potential of attracting ‘the Olympics of motocross’ will be on the table for discussion when Horsham Motorcycle Club members and municipal leaders meet in Horsham tonight.

New greens for Sunnyside bowlers

BOOST: Hedi Holtkamp bowls during a pennant competition at Sunnyside Horsham Sporting Club on Monday. The club has won funding to upgrade two greens to synthetic surfaces. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Sunnyside Horsham Sporting Club leaders have welcomed a $250,000 State Government boost to upgrade two bowling greens to future-proof the club.

Nationals beckon for volleyballers

There will be seven excited Volleyball Horsham members on Saturday as they prepare to fly to the Gold Coast for the 2018 National Junior Volleyball Championships. Laelah Robertson, Will Saligari, Cleo and Lloyd Baker, Tuskan McAlpine, Tamikah Dockrill and Kara Johnson have a big week ahead of them as members of Team Victoria. They will […]

PHOTOS | Croquet tournament pits best from two states

STEADY AS SHE GOES: Kalimna Park player Kevin Geyer is a picture of concentration during in an annual association croquet tournament in Horsham. The tournament, run by the Kalimna Park club, was on Kalimna Park and Horsham Croquet Club greens. Players from across the region and South Australia took part in strategic association croquet, often […]

EDITORIAL | Contest required for democracy

Anyone living in Victoria’s Lowan electorate with any sense of democracy has reason to have a growing feeling of disappointment as we draw closer to a State Election. With the calendar edging towards the November 24 poll and political campaigning in full flight, the sitting government has yet to announce a candidate for the largest […]


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