Good growth in grassroots sport

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions are celebrating 10-years on the soccer field this year. The local club was established in 2008 and at the...

Boots and all business steers in new direction

By Jessica Howard Iconic western-wear business McDonald’s Saddlery has closed its doors for the last time. The Bacchus Marsh-based business held its last day of trade...

Let there be light

By Jessica Howard Bright lights have been switched on at Masons Lane in Bacchus Marsh, marking a significant milestone for local sporting clubs and user...

Two ton Tyson

By Todd Whelan MILESTONE games happen in footy every year, but when you can say you’re a 200 game one-club player at any level, it’s...

Small term pain for long term gain

By Helen Tatchell Over $900,000 is being spent by council on a new look streetscape in Ballan, and despite some traders venting their annoyance, works...

A collection of works

By Helen Tatchell Born in India and a childhood spent in Uganda, East Africa, has strong memories for local Bacchus Marsh artist Anuradha (Anu) Patel...

Ground breaking recreation facility on the way

By Jessica Howard The construction of one of the biggest projects in Moorabool Shire is one step closer to commencing following an official turning of the sod last...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...

Centenary March

By Helen Tatchell  ANZAC Day is always April 25, but the Sunday before in Bacchus Marsh is when the RSL hold their parade. Leaving the Bacchus...

Co-accused in Springbank murder jailed for 27 years

By Jessica Howard The man who tied Springbank war veteran Ken Handford to his own bed and left him to die after a brutal stabbing...