Wake Up, Wimmera: August 13

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: ‏@SFindlaytickner, via Twitter. "Super moon didn't stop the frost settling on my canola!"

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: ‏@SFindlaytickner, via Twitter. "Super moon didn't stop the frost settling on my canola!"

WEATHER

Another cold start to the morning with -1 and frost. Who else is sick of defrosting their windscreen in the morning? A partly cloudy day ahead, with a top of 14 predicted.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Horsham police will focus on property damage offences by targeting alcohol and drug affected young offenders through extra patrols and targeted operations. Victoria Police crime statistics show crime increased overall by 29.2 per cent in the Horsham police service area.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The Western Highway is a major artery, not just for Wimmera residents but also for the major freight link through to Adelaide and Perth." - Horsham Rural City Council and RACV have called for $842 million to address the city's road and public transport problems.

TOP STORIES 

Horsham couple Eric and Norma Eltze will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

MILESTONE: Eric Eltze, 93, and wife Norma, 91, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

MILESTONE: Eric Eltze, 93, and wife Norma, 91, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Rising Wimmera football stars Jarrod Berry and Darcy Tucker have been named in the AFL Academy's two squads for 2014-15.

PICKED: Jarrod Berry, pictured with Horsham Saints secretary Eliza Grinter, has been named in an AFL Academy squad for 2014-15. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

PICKED: Jarrod Berry, pictured with Horsham Saints secretary Eliza Grinter, has been named in an AFL Academy squad for 2014-15. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRI

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