Wake up, Wimmera: July 4

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: @_thekass_, 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: @_thekass_, via Instagram

WEATHER

Be prepared for a shower or two this morning. It's going to be another chilly winter day, with a maximum temperature of 13 degrees.

FIVE YEARS AGO

West Wimmera Shire Council will support a bid to get a solar power plant in the region after a three-two vote got the motion over the line. After a heated discussion between councillors Eveline van Breugel and Warren Wait, Cr van Breugel secured the support of councillors Ron Hawkins and Darren Rayner to pass the motion to put $5000 towards a submission for a solar plant.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I've never had that ever as a coach, coming up against the top-five sides all in a row." - Border Districts coach Mark Good after his side's horror run against the top five Kowree-Naracoorte-Tatiara Football League sides.

TOP STORIES

Hollywood superstars Kate Winslet, Judy Davis and Liam Hemsworth could be on their way to the Wimmera.

Judy Davis could be on her way to the Wimmera. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

Judy Davis could be on her way to the Wimmera. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

A lack of staff will force Horsham Blood Donor Centre to close later this month.

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP 

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