December 28 2015 - 8:00AM 2015 news in review | MEGA GALLERY WIMMERA MAIL-TIMES PHOTOGRAPHERSMultimediafacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments 2015 news in review | MEGA GALLERY JANUARY: The Mt Talbot fire in the Black Range from behind Toolondo. JANUARY: Riana Drendell enjoys herself at the Stawell Leisure Complex. The Stawell pool will remain open on extreme fire danger days. JANUARY: Edenhope man Evan Arnold will receive an Order of Australia Medal today.JANUARY: Horsham Town Hall redevelopment. JANUARY: Mt Talbot in the aftermath of the Black Range fire.JANUARY: Dorothy Janetzki celebrated her 103rd birthday with some of her many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. JANUARY: Grace Puls, 4, wrestles with her brother Cooper Puls, 2, on the jumping castle at the Marma Cup.JANUARY: Bernard Gross will join the list of Order of Australia Medal winners today. JANUARY: Harrow's Angela Newton has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her service to the Harrow community.JANUARY: Dr Barbara Wellington, Glenisla, has been awarded an AM in Australia Day awards. FEBRUARY: Tess Clementson, 5, Kain Griffin, 12, and Jack Clementson, 6, at the Leisa Cassidy Family Fun Day in Stawell. FEBRUARY: 73rd Darwin Defenders commemoration service at Horsham College Hall wreath laying ceremony. Bob Sudholz, who served in Darwin 73 years ago, on behalf of members of the Darwin Defenders Horsham Committee. FEBRUARY: Don Blainy with his sousaphone at Grampians Jazz Festival. FEBRUARY: Mickleham's Carol and AJ van Schellen enjoy the best seats in the house on Saturday at the Lake Charlegrark Country Music Marathon. The 24th annual event drew a crowd at the weekend. For more on the music marathon, see the Mail-Times this week. FEBRUARY: Louise Simpson with the artwork she created with students at Nhill College. FEBRUARY: Josh Hutchins and Samual Goodwin enjoying water activities at the Cubs and Scouts Get'n Wet pool day at Warracknabeal. MARCH: Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a $1 million donation to Wimmera Cancer Centre at Wimmera Base Hospital. Mr Abbott put $100 of his own money in.MARCH: Victorian Governor Alex Chernov visiting Miga Lake Flowers, with owner Brett McDonald. MARCH: Ellita Scollary, foundation. Holy Trinity Lutheran School junior sports day. MARCH: Ralph Rowe, Marybourough, at Horsham Fishing Competition. MARCH: Tracey Klemm, Jo Martin and Simone Branagan share a laugh at the Horsham and Districts Relay For Life on Friday. A record 50 teams participated in this year's event. For more, see pages 7 and 8. MARCH: Aaron McQueen, 14, Murtoa. Wimmera Machinery Field Days. APRIL: Indian Monks Yama Gyatso and Chime Tsering from Gyume Tantric College have started creating a sand mandala at Horsham Plaza. The monks will work on the mandala until Sunday. APRIL: Kiara Reddingius, Stawell Gift fashions on the field. APRIL: Michelle Duffy and her little boy Archie Vincent. Archie was born with his liver and bowel on the outside, a hole in his heart and a few other things. Definitely a fighter.APRIL: Horsham Special School student Layla Vigenser-Harrison enjoys a dip at Horsham Aquatic Centre this week for the school's swimming sports. APRIL: Flynn, 9, Heidi, 8, Sally, 6, Smith, Rainbow, with a poppy for those who died during the first world war. Rainbow pre dawn Anzac Day service APRIL: Horsham's The Over Door Bakery baker-manager James Henwood celebrates Guinness's tick of approval after smashing the world's biggest vanilla slice record in October last year. MAY: Victorian Sport, Tourism and Major Events Minister John Eren waves the chequered flag at Dooen Recreation Reserve on Saturday after announcing $80,000 for Horsham Motorcycle Club to host the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme Junior Motocross World Championship in 2018. MAY: Isabella Nuske as Snow White in Horsham's Holy Trinity Lutheran School's musical ABBA-Salutely Snow White on Thursday afternoon. MAY: Retired Karnak horse trainer Colin Watkins, 92, feeds his horse Proud Poet. MAY: Lani Jones and Paige Millar with props for Art Is...MAY: Ebony Hart, 9, has designed a leotard which has been shortlisted by an American leotard company. She is in the running to have her leotard to be produced and available worldwide. MAY: Town Hall fire escape being installed.JUNE: Fire crews were kept busy fighting a fire in Hamilton Road, Horsham.JUNE: Tinkerbell, played by Lara Bowman, passes on a message to the Lost Boys. JUNE: Goroke and Border Districts' footballer Mick 'Beard' Bull will play his 550th senior game tomorrow for the Eagles' reserves side. While he will not ride his trusty Russian 2008 Ural motorbike around the flanks, it will ensure he arrives at the game on-time.JUNE: Edie Mason and Lexie Heard, Grade 2, with their class's scarcrow at Holy Trinity Lutheran School. Edie and Lexi's faces feature on the scarecrow. Each year level made a scarecrow for the school's Art Week.JUNE: Imogen Worthy, April Winfield, Amelia Martin and Mena O'Farrell perform a tap routine on Sunday.JUNE: Jaime Wilks riding a Furphy tank along Warracknabeal-Jeparit Road to Jeparit for Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum annual vintage rally.JULY: Neve Lawson, performing graceful solo at the first 2015 Horsham Calisthenics College solo concert.JULY: Bonnie Carter, John Pye and Barry Clugston on the Grampians Rail Trail at Stawell. JULY: Shirley Honeyman and her family are breeding miniature Persian sheep. They are hand-feeding the lambs. Lamb Rocky and chihuahua Millie love to play on the Diapur farm.JULY: Horsham School of Dance student Everleigh Chapple, 2, during the new Preschool Movement to Music class.JULY: Rupanyup school boy Alex Oxbrow, 9, has just sold his first pen of sheep at Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange.JULY: Premier Dan Andrews at Ararat Wind farm announcement with RES Australia's Annette Devson, Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Anthony Carbines and Ararat mayor Paul Hooper.AUGUST: Triplets, bottom to top: Beau, Jesse, Jack Charity, 5, will start school at Horsham Primary School in 2016.AUGUST: Cella Atherton, Amy Milbourne, Marnie Saunders and Casey Quick at Avenue Dance Studio' 33rd annual concert.AUGUST: Longerenong students with their steer's getting ready for the Melbourne show. Pam Guy and Will Leeder. AUGUST: Brandi Lund and Aaliya Seers-McCall, Horsham West Primary School Haven campus. Book week parade at Natimuk Primary School with Horsham West Primary School Haven campus and Laharum Primary School.AUGUST: St Brigid's College production of The King and I.AUGUST: Ryan Morrow playing Robin Hood. Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, a Horsham College production.SEPTEMBER: Deputy Grand Master Don Reynolds with Most Worshipful Grand Master Hillel Benedykt. Freemasons Wimmera Lodge rededication.SEPTEMBER: Water Minister Lisa Neville, GWM Water managing director Mark Williams and GWM Water board chairman Peter Vogel at Taylors Lake to announce a Wimmera Mallee Pipeline extension.SEPTEMBER: Horsham West Primary School grade 2 student Georgia Walsh preparing for the Horsham West Colour Fest colour run fundraiser.SEPTEMBER: Betty Stamoudis and Angie Christakis at Wimmera Football League grand Final at Warracknabeal.SEPTEMBER: Andrew Millemaci, Wendy Lloyd, Eliza Grinter, Michael Rowe, Riona Reynolds. Ss Michaels and John's Primary School Book Week.SEPTEMBER: Bronte Kerrins at Wimmera Football League grand Final at Warracknabeal.OCTOBER: Erin Lewis, Ryan Rawlings, Laura rees, Brenton Little, Stella Goedhart, Russ Boettcher, Chelsea Gaiger, Andrew Millemaci, Eliza grinter and Verity Drysdale at Wimmera German Fest.OCTOBER: April Dowlingl and Chloe Fidge. Pre-school C. Horsham School of Dance Summer Days concert.OCTOBER: MC Casey Bruce talks to Lady Of the Day Amanda Evans at the Horsham Cup.OCTOBER: Horsham West Colour Fest colour run.OCTOBER: Emily Jones-Pritchard at the 2015 Nati Frinj.OCTOBER: Hudson Miller and his father Matt Miller.NOVEMBER: Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.NOVEMBER: Horsham Fire Brigade 140th year.NOVEMBER: Dimboola Nursing Home resident Lorna Uebergang with Dimboola Memorial Secondary College year 11 student Shane Florrimell. Shane wrote Lorna's biography.NOVEMBER: Horsham's Kannamaroo festival.NOVEMBER: Horsham power station fire.NOVEMBER: Kiata sisters Tilly, 4, and Lyla, 6, Barry, are ecstatic to have their dog Sparkles home with them after four teenagers took her for a joyride.DECEMBER: Emmy Bull and Choir at Horsham's Carols by Candlelight.DECEMBER: Horsham has created a Guinness World Record attempt with the most people performing the Nutbush at the same time. Horsham's Claire McKenry was the oldest participant at 90 years old.DECEMBER: Victorian Governor Linda Dessau officially opened the Framing The Wimmera project, at the Natimuk frame.DECEMBER: Ararat West Primary School students won a skipping comp. Arabelle Hitchcock, year 6, demonstrating.DECEMBER: Elishia Murphy, Ash Egbers, Stepahnie Dart and Annabella Webster at Denis Walter Carols in the Grampians at Halls Gap.DECEMBER: Leni Hopper, 7, and Arky Hopper, 3, Horsham, Horsham's Carols by Candlelight.TweetFacebook of WIMMERA Mail-Times photographer Samantha Camarri has selected her favourite news photos taken in 2015.Do you agree with her choices?For more, see the top 10 galleries of 2015 and the 2015 sports photos in review.facebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentCommentsFollow us Comments Discuss "2015 news in review | MEGA GALLERY" Please note: All comments made or shown here are bound by the Online Discussion Terms & Conditions.