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READY: From left: Nadine Whelan, Kelly Knoop, Breanna Langman, Julie Langman, Shane Langman and Tennille Jonasson prepare for the Makers Market to be held this Sunday. Absent: Nakita Langman.

Fundraising for a worthy cause

ON Sunday August 19, one local resident’s idea will become a reality when the first Combating Cancer, Cancer Council Market Day Fundraiser is held...
SPARKLING: Warracknabeal Agricultural and Pastoral Society member, Gary McLean, works hard pressure cleaning the commemorative stone which was unveiled by Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen in 1986 as part of the Society’s preparations ahead of the 2018 Warracknabeal Show to be held on Thursday October 11.

WORKING HARD FOR OUR ENJOYMENT

WHILE most people look forward to having a great time at the Show, the Warracknabeal Agricultural and Pastoral Society volunteers have been hard at...
Mapping ideas were Urban Forest Consulting Meg Caffin, Jan John, Ian Barry and Jonathan Starks at the table as Norm Ashenbrener and Deita Ashenbrener looks on

Street and reserve trees conversation held

Hindmarsh Shire Council recently conducted a series of conversation sessions around the shire to talk about trees in the community. Director of Infrastructure, Shane Power...
RIGHTING: Birchip SES members place straps around the overturned caravan, in a effort to right the badly damaged caravan prior to recovery by Les Blair from Birchip on Thursday afternoon.

An upside down end to a holiday for caravaners

AN elderly Delacombe couple from near Ballarat, were on the last leg of a holiday trip, which ended up quite badly last Thursday morning. The...
The Dimboola stadium will receive $100,000 to replace its roof.

Draft budget adopted by council for public comment

At Hindmarsh Shire Councils monthly meeting last week, council approved the shire’s draft budget for the forthcoming financial year. Council will increase rates by 2.25...
Graham Krause and Cheryl Elliot officially unveil the plaque on the new shed

New building opened at Jeparit Museum

On Saturday June 11th a new building was opened at Jeparit’s Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum. The Jean and Bob Merrett Memorial Horse Drawn Carriage...
Human Powered Vehicle

HPV Demonstration (Expo) Race for Dimboola

Plans are well underway for a Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) demonstration ”Expo” race to be held on July 16, at the Dimboola Recreation Reserve.   This...

Dimboola-1 follows the Bulldog story as underdogs winning the grand final.

Celebration was called for when Dimboola-1 side defeated Horsham City-1 in the grand final of pennant bowls last Saturday at Coughlin Park. The last time...
Walking the Line

Mates tip in for beyondblue

THREE mates, Chad Frost, Clary Golder and Tim Inkster are in the throes of final preparations for their walk from Patchewollock to Banyena in...
A 40 year long career in teaching science and maths, Myrna Allan.

Myrna Allan recognised with long serving teachers in Western Victoria

Dimboola Memorial Secondary College Teacher Myrna Allan has been recognised for her long standing dedication to education. Mrs Allan was one of eight long serving...