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

Local Business

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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