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PHOTOS | Students celebrate Harmony Day

Cooper Robertson with classmates Coen Bales, Eamon Kelly, Christopher Burton, Evan Myers and Hamish Mintern at Ss Michael and John's Primary School Harmony Day celebrations.

Students at Ss Michael and John’s Primary School celebrated Harmony Day with a parade and dancing. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Horsham West and rural schools join for an annual junior sports day

Junior students from Horsham West, Laharum, Natimuk and Haven schools joined for a day of athletics. PAUL CARRACHER

Entries open for revitalised eisteddfod

REHEARSAL: Horsham singing teacher Lisa Thomas with students Ella Lloyd, Penny Lopez-O’Donnell, Ella Dowling, Cloe Jennings, Rhianna Williams and Zara Nichols. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Musicians from across western Victoria will have a chance to gauge their ability in a competitive environment at a revitalised Wimmera Music Eisteddfod later this year. The eisteddfod is back after a year’s absence and organisers are calling for entries across a broad range of musical disciplines. Wimmera Music Eisteddfod, from July 26 to 28 […]

Nathaniel Kuchel flying his drone from Ararat to the world

ON THE WING: Ararat and Australian drone-racing star Nathaniel Kuchel and his racing drone. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

An Ararat teenager forging a reputation as one of Australia’s leading exponents in remote-control FPV drone racing is now ranked fourth in the country.

Maydale push after Irish festival

Horsham Agricultural Society has urged Horsham groups to consider what events and activities they might be able to present at Maydale Reserve. Spokeswoman Andrea Cross said the society had spent a busy six months providing examples of the potential of the Horsham Showground site and invited the community to explore more. “We’ve basically run four […]

Natives feast on noxious species good news for Wimmera River fishing

Bruce MacInnes traps a carp from a display tank at the Horsham Fishing Competition.

By DEAN LAWSON Catch results at Horsham Fishing Competition have revealed a surprising downturn in carp domination of the Wimmera River in the region’s capital. Regional catchment leader David Brennan said the size, number and types of fish caught in the contest had again provided important and encouraging information about river characteristics and health. He […]

Koenig to keep balancing duties

Horsham councillor Josh Koenig is confident he can continue to balance professional and municipal responsibilities after his official appointment as Uniting Wimmera’s executive officer.

Plan to secure regional football

Wimmera-Mallee football administrators believe a raft of on and off-field rule changes will help ensure the longevity of the game in the region.

2019 WFL COUNTDOWN: Horsham Saints still hungry for a premiership

Horsham Saints are little more than two years removed from back-to-back premierships, but listening to senior coach Luke Fisher speak it sounds like a lifetime.

Pink Lady golfers raise $5500 for charity

IN THE PINK: Horsham Golf Club green keeper Rodney Gillin tees off in a Pink Lady golfers charity day, for a $2 donation. Watching from left and taking advantage of the opportunity are Janice Midgley, Jill Phillips, Cindy Marsh and Chris Carracher. The pink golf day, in its eighth year at the Horsham club, raised […]


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