Wake up, Wimmera: July 8

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: Andrew Jeffrey

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: Andrew Jeffrey

WEATHER

This is definitely not a day to work on your tan. Partly cloudy, with showers in the afternoon and north to northeasterly winds of 20 to 30 kilometres an hour in the morning. The maximum temperature will by 14 degrees.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Dorevitch Pathology has denied it sent a six-year-old Horsham boy a bill for $250 for blood tests. A Dorevitch spokesman told the Mail-Times the bill was sent to Jaidyn McClure’s mother.

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SPEECH: Horsham Detective Senior Constable Julie Burke talks to the Horsham East Probus Club. Picture: THEA PETRASS

SPEECH: Horsham Detective Senior Constable Julie Burke talks to the Horsham East Probus Club. Picture: THEA PETRASS

WELCOME: Elder Regina Hood opens NAIDOC Week at Dudley Cornell Park with the help of Jandamurra Lauricella, 6, of Dimboola, Jeremy Newell of Horsham and Colby McDonald, 9, of Horsham. Picture: THEA PETRASS

WELCOME: Elder Regina Hood opens NAIDOC Week at Dudley Cornell Park with the help of Jandamurra Lauricella, 6, of Dimboola, Jeremy Newell of Horsham and Colby McDonald, 9, of Horsham. Picture: THEA PETRASS

"It's sad that it is in people's lives. We must be vigilant and aware that it does occur." - Horsham Detective Senior Constable Julie Burke speaks about child abuse in communities at Horsham East Probus Club.

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Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative launched its NAIDOC Week celebrations with a ceremony at Dudley Cornell Park in Horsham on Monday.

Horsham Rural City residents will enjoy a public holiday on Melbourne Cup day for the next three years.

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP

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