Wake Up, Wimmera: June 1

PIC OF THE DAY: Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes to have your pic included! Photo: LYNTON BROWN

PIC OF THE DAY: Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes to have your pic included! Photo: LYNTON BROWN

WEATHER

The wet weather continues as we move into wintry weather, with showers expected. There is a bit of morning fog so keep those headlights on this morning. A top of 16 expected.

FIVE YEARS AGO

A GREEN Lake man was forced to flee his burning home wearing only his boxer shorts on Saturday morning. The fire gutted the Green Lake Road home owners Ross and Kerry Moore had been living in for just one month.

BADLY DAMAGED: Firefighters clean up the Green Lake Road house that caught on fire on Saturday morning. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

BADLY DAMAGED: Firefighters clean up the Green Lake Road house that caught on fire on Saturday morning. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We have had cars going through give way signs, a bicycle riding into the path of a car, drivers running up the rear of one another in Firebrace Street, a car reversing out of a parking space and into a person on a mobility scooter, and other collisions where alcohol might have been involved.” - Horsham Highway Patrol Sergeant Wayne Caddy believes the majority of last month's crashes could have been avoided.

TOP STORIES

A Warracknabeal man with 106 outstanding warrants to his name and owing more than $28,000 has been arrested as part of the Sheriff's Office crackdown in the Wimmera.

The Swifts A Grade netball team won its first game in more than three years on Saturday.

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