Last Updated: September 17, 2014

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You’ve gone too far, Cheeky

THERE’S nothing like a grand final to get a fan so excited they feel the need to strip off.

Brush with life on the other side

Brush with life on the other side
“SO you human ferals, see what it feels like to have a $10 bounty on your head!”

Corker of farewell for wine royalty

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WHAT better way could you send off one of the members of the world’s greatest wine families?

Lifting the lid on a tankless task

Furphy Water Cart
MOST would think the majority of furphies are generated by journalists and it seems politicians agree.

Laughing gear: Nice guys

Laughing gear: Nice guys
SIXTEEN-year-old Lisa finally got a boyfriend and was bringing him home to meet her parents.

Ask Agnes: Dateless in Deni

Ask Agnes: Dateless in Deni
DEAR Agnes, I’ve been watching that Bachelor show and was wondering if they could send the rejects up our way?

Steer delight as Flash turns 20

Steer delight as Flash turns 20
NOT too many steers get to see their 20th birthday.

Sleeping pooches Mick a big winner

Mick a big winner
OK quiet please. It’s time to announce the winner of our Pooped Out Pooches competition.

It’s hard to fit in here

It’s hard to fit in here
THIS bull got into a whole lot of trouble on the loading ramp recently.

’Duke’ getting the votes

’Duke’ getting the votes
“DUKE” the Kelpie is well on target to being the most talked about personality in federal Parliament.

Dear Agnes: Kid problems

Dear Agnes: Kid problems
DEAR Agnes, What’s wrong with kids these days?

Laughing gear: Big shot

Laughing gear: Big shot
A BIG-SHOT, full-of-himself celebrity had to spend a couple of days in hospital.

A pub with no... food?

A pub with no... food?
BAD luck if you were hungry and in need of a meal at the Lake Boga pub last week.

Want to get Hors Piste?

Want to get Hors Piste?
IS this a rare case of honesty in advertising (above)?

Golden Steph gains support

Golden Steph gains support
GOOD to equal opportunity working well in the Victorian Nationals team.

Some dogs refuse to share

Some dogs refuse to share
MOST pooches love a sleeping partner and they’re not fussy if it’s another dog or a cat. Except this one.

Sheepdogs’ guide to herding

 Rookie working dog trainer Jackie Merchant, of Harford, on Tasmania's North-West Coast, Rocky the kelpie, one of the sheepdo...
THE secret to herding sheep is out thanks to some researchers in Europe.

Supporting the boys in style

Supporting the boys in style
YOU’LL never get this sort of comfort in the stands at Etihad or the MCG.

DEPI to the rescue Anteloper

FERGUS THE BLACK BUCK
AFTER five months on the run, Fergus the blackbuck antelope is behind bars in Mansfield.

We’re in deep trouble here

We’re in deep trouble here
HOW bogged is bogged? When even a back hoe can’t dig itself out.

Dozing dogs Spooning dogs save bed space

Spooning dogs save bed space
“HAVE I ever told you how much I love you?”

Ask Agnes: Old sheep dog

Ask Agnes: Old sheep dog
DEAR Agnes, The dearest old dog is sadly waning after many years of unproductive companionship.

Shaun shores up charity funds

Shaun shores up charity funds
THIS London display is enough to send Shaun the Sheep fans into a spin.

Cowboys’ taste for humour

Cowboys’ taste for humour
THE Weekly Times’ writer Peter Hemphill discovered this PETA shirt while on a road trip in the US.

Laughing gear: Tiny tricks

Laughing gear: Tiny tricks
A MAN walks into a bar and asks, “If I show you a really good trick, will you give me a free drink?”

Young’s winter wonderland

 Accidentally leaving a sprinkler on created a winter wonderland in this garden on a farm near Young, in southern NSW, this w...
WE’VE all been guilty of it: forgetting to turn the garden sprinkler off at night.

Couple’s wedding on right tract

Couple’s wedding on right tract
IT’S been a while since we’ve seen a tractor-inspired wedding.

Rachel’s a fan of winter

Rachel’s a fan of winter
HOW cold is it? So cold you need an angle grinder to get the mud off your gumboots.

Hot dog, what’s cooking?

 Pooch200096 Picture: Supplied
“WADDYA mean it’s your turn to use the oven? You wanna cook tea?

Laughing gear: Gold burial

Laughing gear: Gold burial
LITTLE Tim was in the garden filling in a hole when his neighbour peered over the fence.
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Dairy’s Kiwi phobia

Dairy’s Kiwi phobia

A SENIOR dairy leader has told the Australian industry to stop “obsessing” with New Zealand.

New blood fights for first flag

GFL PRELIMINARY FINAL

THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

US leans on Aussie beef

 FEBRUARY, 2004 : RFID (radio frequency identification) tagged cow in Victorian abbatoir, 02/04. Using RFID, cows are tracked...

AUSTRALIAN imported lean grinding meat has hit record levels in the US.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”