Good morning south-west - May 12, 2014

Good morning, south-west! The weekend is over so we hope you treated your mum to a very special Mother's Day.

Weather

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.

Check your seven-day forecast here: Warrnambool  Port Fairy  Hamilton  Portland  Mortlake  Colac

Morning news

Highway patrol officers from Warrnambool were forced to abandon a pursuit when the driver of the stolen 2008 Subaru wagon reached more than 140km/h along Moore Street in the city’s north-east about 2pm on Sunday.

Police are still searching for the occupants and driver of the car that hit the Stanley Street bridge on Saturday. According to witnesses, the four men fled the scene and left the vehicle behind.

See photos from the Warrnambool Athletics Club fun run here:

There was plenty of action across the WDFNL and HFNL over the weekend - find it all here:

Port Fairy took its second win of the Hampden season on Saturday, beating its total from last year after just five rounds.

Know of something interesting happening in the south-west today? Let us know on Twitter (@WboolStandard), Facebook, email editor@thestandard.com.au, text 04 2784 2029, or call 5563 1800.

Pic of the day

Family matters: Thomas Justin, 12 (left), Kate Justin, and Lizzie Justin, 8, of Terang, participated in the Mother's Day Classic in Warrnambool.

Family matters: Thomas Justin, 12 (left), Kate Justin, and Lizzie Justin, 8, of Terang, participated in the Mother's Day Classic in Warrnambool.

Read the story here: $17,000 raised as organised tickled pink by Mother's Day Classic in Warnambool

Birthdays

If today is your birthday you share the date with 1962 - Emilio Estevez,1956 - Glenn Robbins, Australian comedian1950 - Billy Squier, 1975 - Jonah Lomu1978 - Jason Biggs,

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