Police and Emergencies
LORNE Football Club has revived its junior program with the club set to field a full complement of teams in 2014.
A COLAC district farming family has been on an emotional “roller coaster” since more than half their dairy cattle died from a freak toxic reaction.
CHILD trauma specialists flew to Colac to stabilise a toddler before airlifting him to Melbourne after he suffered burns in an industrial workplace accident.
LORNE teenager Lochie Donne would be a quadriplegic or dead if it wasn’t for his girlfriend Haylee Carroll.
POLICE say they are “desperate” to stop the region’s frequent gun thefts after seven more firearms disappeared from a Colac district property.
RESCUERS took five hours to carry a man by torchlight through dense bush near Lorne after he slipped and suffered a head injury while hiking.
POLICE are hunting a vandal who defaced a Colac bowling club.
PARAMEDICS airlifted a woman to hospital after a two-car crash which forced authorities to close the Princes Highway near Camperdown for three hours.
GUNS are continuing to fall into the hands of criminals across the Colac district after a second firearm burglary from a rural property this week.
A LEADING homicide investigator says Colac and district people can’t ignore the prominence of the drug “ice” in the community.