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Racing Crowd Thinks Pink

Racing Crowd Thinks Pink

Nanango’s Lee Park was a sea of pink on Saturday as race goers braved the hot, sunny weather to enjoy the South Burnett’s first race meeting of the year.

Proston Show Ready To Rock

Proston Show Ready To Rock

A crowd of about 50 people packed the Proston Community Hall on Saturday night to revive one of the town’s long-standing traditions.

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

Country music legend Chad Morgan paid a flying visit to Blackbutt on Sunday afternoon, and a big slice of the town’s business, community and sporting leaders were there to welcome him.

Club Ready To Celebrate 80 Years

Club Ready To Celebrate 80 Years

The Kingaroy Bowls Club will be celebrating their 80th birthday with an 80th Anniversary Carnival

The Lucky Lad Didn’t Miss

The Lucky Lad Didn’t Miss

Back in 1951, rookie Peter Sexton was given the opportunity of riding Chez Dior in the QTC McDougall Stakes, Eagle Farm’s early season feature for juvenile fillies. On Saturday, he will look to another fortunate touch when his charge Lucky Miss lines up at Nanango.

Nanango Reunion To Be Held … In Nanango!

Nanango Reunion To Be Held … In Nanango!

An annual reunion of former Nanango residents which has been held at New Farm Park in Brisbane for over a decade will be getting a new twist this year.

Top Wineries Coming For Festival

Top Wineries Coming For Festival

Four of the South Burnett’s best wineries will be parading their wares at this year’s Wine and Food In The Park Festival, and they’ll be joined by two “out of town” wineries.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its first race meeting for the year at the Lee Park Raceway on Saturday, February 25.

Wondai’s Cadets Put On A Show

Wondai’s Cadets Put On A Show

Wondai’s 135 Army Cadet Unit held a Come and Try Day on Sunday and it attracted a good number of parents and their children, all keen to see what army life has to offer.

Council Considers Christmas Tree Move

Council Considers Christmas Tree Move

The South Burnett Regional Council is looking at the cost of relocating Blackbutt’s Christmas tree from Coulson Street to Les Muller Park, Mayor Keith Campbell said on Tuesday.

MP Slams Banks Over<BR> FMD Offset Accounts

MP Slams Banks Over
FMD Offset Accounts

The unwillingness of banks to offer their agribusiness customers the same offset facilities they offer home loan customers has angered Member for Maranoa David Littleproud.

$4.2m Wish List Gets Green Light

$4.2m Wish List Gets Green Light

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad has given the green light to the South Burnett Regional Council’s $4.26 million wish list of public works.

Kingaroy Welcomes New Young Leaders

Kingaroy Welcomes New Young Leaders

Kingaroy State High School welcomed its newest generation of young leaders last week when it held its annual student investiture ceremony.

Moreton Tax Bill Still In Limbo

Moreton Tax Bill Still In Limbo

The outcome of an $8.18 million claim by the Australian Taxation Office against Moreton Resources Limited is still in limbo.

Emergency Departments Clogged By Trivia

Emergency Departments Clogged By Trivia

New data released this week shows that public hospital emergency departments are being clogged with requests for prescriptions and medical certificates, and with minor ailments like a common cold, sunburn and splinters.

Heatwave Slashes Bumper Vintage

Heatwave Slashes Bumper Vintage

A two-week heatwave that struck the South Burnett earlier this month has claimed a casualty: a big slice of the region’s 2017 grape harvest.

Rotary Unveils New Van

Rotary Unveils New Van

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington turned down an opportunity to visit the Chinchilla Watermelon Festival on Saturday so she could officially cut the ribbon on Kingaroy Rotary Club’s new camper trailer.

Bowlers Get In The Pink

Bowlers Get In The Pink

A crowd of about 75 supporters gathered at the Wondai Country Club on Saturday night to help the McGrath Foundation keep McGrath Breast Care Nurse Roslyn Melmeth in the South Burnett.

Only A Week Left To See Shows

Only A Week Left To See Shows

Art lovers only have a week left to see the Kingaroy Art Gallery’s February exhibition, which is really three separate exhibitions combined.

Public Comment Invited On Two Schemes

Public Comment Invited On Two Schemes

The Queensland Government is inviting public submissions on a container deposit scheme and a ban on light-weight single-use plastic shopping bags, both to start on July 1, 2018.

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