Wake Up, Wimmera: May 23

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included!
Photo: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

PIC OF THE DAY. Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

WEATHER

Though the warm weather continues today, with a top of 21, don't expect to see the sun! A cloudy and possibly windy day ahead.

FIVE YEARS AGO

A truck accident at Nhill has killed hundreds of ducks bound for Nhill’s Luv-a-Duck processing plant. The truck, carrying about 5000 birds, was travelling east along the Western Highway, three kilometres west of Nhill, at 11.45pm on Wednesday when it overturned.

ACCIDENT: Nhill police sent this photo of a truck accident on the Western Highway, three kilometres west of Nhill, which killed hundreds of ducks bound for Nhill’s Luv-a-Duck processing plant on Wednesday night.

ACCIDENT: Nhill police sent this photo of a truck accident on the Western Highway, three kilometres west of Nhill, which killed hundreds of ducks bound for Nhill’s Luv-a-Duck processing plant on Wednesday night.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Can you imagine what it would be like to ride around on a horse with your eyes closed? I couldn’t do it.” - Margaret Howard talks about Chris Hall, who is blind, as he prepares to compete in dressage events with a former racehorse.

TOP STORIES

A Wimmera Uniting Care program credited with saving lives and re-engaging struggling community members is struggling for funding.

PHOTOS: Wimmera residents have raised a cup to beating cancer at Biggest Morning Tea events throughout the region.

Beryl Lampard does her part at the Horsham Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Beryl Lampard does her part at the Horsham Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

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