6 hrs ago
Buy a book and support Lifeline at Easter
THOUSANDS of donated books will help ensure Lifeline South West continues a new chapter in crisis support services and suicide prevention programs.
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10 hrs ago
Music and mateship drives Tommy, Tuddy and Mick
Musicians and mates Frank "Tuddy" Bowman , Michael Morgan and Tommy Brooks are the inaugural Koroit Irish Festival Artists of the Year.
16 hrs ago
Awful Australian Texts, Hits Cyclist With Car, Says She "Doesn't Care"
A 21-year old Australian woman who texted on her phone 44 times while driving on a short errand hit a cyclist, severely injured him, and was then quoted as saying she just didn't care .
20 hrs ago
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Texting P-Plate Driver Who Hit A Bicyclist 'Just Don't Care' About Victim
A Western Victoria P-Plate driver who hit a cyclist while she was texting and driving was annoyed that her expensive car damaged during the accident in September 2013.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Volunteers answer the Anzac Day call
Alyssa Miles-O'Bray, 8, and Tiarn Haberfield, 12, help Warrnambool RSL members Clive Hewett, John Miles and Vern Delaney promote the Anzac Day fund-raising badges in Koroit Street.
Coaches confront past in Anzac Day showdown
THE scene is set. Flag fancy Portland is on the rebound after a shock loss to Port Fairy and Hamilton Kangaroos are riding a wave of confidence after a surprise win against 2013 grand finalist Koroit.
Koroit brothers share spoils in Doug Pettingill Memorial cycling race
Older brother Matt won the Doug Pettingill Memorial from Hamilton to Port Fairy on Saturday, the fourth race on the 14-stage calendar.
Country quality in state under 16 footy squad with five south-west selections
South Warrnambool's Kyden Jarvis and Shannon Beks, Koroit's Jarrod Korewha, Hawks' Tanna Blackney-Noter and Cobden's Sean Darcy were named in Vic Country's initial 50-player squad for the AFL under 16 national championships on the Gold Coast in July.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
'I just don't care': Texting P-plate driver hits cyclist
PLATE driver who used her mobile phone behind the wheel 44 times before running down a cyclist near Koroit has been fined $4500 and lost her licence for nine months.
The fine, fun art of hat-wearing in Koroit
IF you're still looking for the perfect headwear for the upcoming May Racing Carnival, Warrnambool's Inner Wheel Club can help.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Douglas puts spring into Kangaroos' step
Koroit had a nine-point lead 14 minutes into the final term but Hamilton Kangaroos came home with a flurry to provide new coach Jarrod Holt with his first win.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Port Fairy upsets Portland in thriller, North pinches win
HFNL WRAP: Port Fairy caused a boilover in the Hampden league today, scoring a three-point win against flag fancy Portland at Gardens Oval.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Heatherlie residents get council support for crossing
RESIDENTS of a Warrnambool retirement home have secured a small victory in their bid to establish a new pedestrian crossing along Koroit Street.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Rural towns dwindle as Warrnambool expands
NEW statistics estimate the south-west's population is drifting towards Warrnambool with more remote parts of the region shedding residents.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Residents bid for crossing to bakery
RESIDENTS of a Warrnambool retirement home have petitioned the city council for a pedestrian crossing in Koroit Street so they can safely walk to a bakery.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Nearly 60 new faces to debut in opening round
The league's 10 clubs last night named a total of 58 new players after another big pre-season of recruiting.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Coaches predict Eagles to soar again in 2014
HAMPDEN league coaches have unanimously backed North Warrnambool Eagles to make it back-to-back A grade netball premierships in 2014.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Funding bid for Purnim preschool refurbishment
Moyne Shire Council has applied for $350,000 in state government funding from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development while Moyne has committed $199,111.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Bikers ride from days dogged by darkness
YESTERDAY'S Black Dog motorcycle ride from Penshurst to Koroit and Port Fairy was a deep emotional journey for many of the 96 participants touched by depression and suicide.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Bright colour theme for Red Cross centenary celebrations at Merrivale Primary School
THERE was a sea of red at Merrivale Primary School yesterday as pupils dressed in the fiery hue to celebrate 100 years of the Australian Red Cross.