Wake Up, Wimmera: June 20

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: @MOERKS, via Instagram

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: @MOERKS, via Instagram

WEATHER

Expect a few showers late this morning. The rain is going to continue over the weekend, so take your umbrella along to footy, netball or soccer. Today's got a max of 14, with tomorrow reaching 13 degrees and Sunday back up to 14.

FIVE YEARS AGO

A lucky Wimmera resident is $285,714.29 richer after picking up a division one Tattersall’s Lotto win in Saturday night’s draw. The unregistered punter, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased their golden ticket at Horsham Plaza Lotto.

ALL SMILES: Horsham Plaza Lotto owner Paul McLean has been telling
customers about the store’s big division one winner. Picture: TIM HESTER

ALL SMILES: Horsham Plaza Lotto owner Paul McLean has been telling customers about the store’s big division one winner. Picture: TIM HESTER

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We’re running out of people – players and committee and volunteers – and it has been a slow drain on the club for a while.'' - Blues president Clayton Shannon on the decision for Beulah and Hopetoun to merge.

TOP STORIES

The future of Taylor’s Gully Childcare Centre at Stawell is in doubt after a council report recommended its closure.

An investigation into new technology could save lives by reducing the risk of power lines starting bushfires.

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP 

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