Around Ararat Today: August 19

Weather:

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime temperatures reaching around 13 degrees Celsius.

Top Stories:

Coalition announces it will fund LLENs in 2015

Graeme Foster is the new president of Ararat Regional Business Association 

Ararat keeps its finals’ hopes alive 

Pic of the Day:

Bombers celebrate their second Ararat and District Junior Football Association grand final win in a row. Bombers prevailed 12.9 (81) against Mounties 3.4 (22) in fine conditions at Richardson Oval on Sunday. For full story, see Friday’s edition of The Ararat Advertiser. Picture: PETER PICKERING.

Bombers celebrate their second Ararat and District Junior Football Association grand final win in a row. Bombers prevailed 12.9 (81) against Mounties 3.4 (22) in fine conditions at Richardson Oval on Sunday. For full story, see Friday’s edition of The Ararat Advertiser. Picture: PETER PICKERING.

Quote of the Day:

"I am sick and tired of having to pay out all the time, hopefully this reward might persuade people not to do it." - Green Hill Lake Estate Landowner, Peter Damman is offering a $1000 reward in an effort prevent further damage in the vicinity of a disused mine shaft on his property.

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