Kingaroy is known as the peanut capital of Australia, but the way things are looking at Proteco Gold, perhaps it should be adding almonds to the tourist signboards.
A group of Cherbourg women has been working hard to pull apart the threads that make up their lives, and then put them back together … all sewed neatly on to two dozen tea towels.
The Bell Rodeo drew a big crowd on Saturday despite the drought; ironically, the popular annual event had to be cancelled last year because of the floods.
Yarraman doesn’t have an annual show but that doesn’t mean the Yarraman Agricultural Society isn’t kept busy … organising campdrafts and the annual Yarraman Horse Ride.
Kumbia State School had its biggest roll-up ever on Saturday when more than a thousand students, ex-students and their families packed into the grounds for the school’s centenary celebrations.
Kingaroy business people turned out in force on Friday night to toast the re-opening of TASTE South Burnett in a new location.
There’s still no word on when flashing lights will be installed in the school zone on the D’Aguilar Highway outside Taabinga State School in Kingaroy although it has been identified as a priority.
Plans to erect a six foot tall white granite statue of a World War I veteran in Kingaroy for next year’s Gallipoli centenary have moved forward with the unveiling of a model of the statue.
Every man needs a shed, or at least a cave … Men in Kingaroy now have their very own “cave” that they can escape to on Wednesday evenings to finish jobs that have been hanging around for a while – or start new projects from scratch – using the latest woodworking and metalworking equipment.
Kingaroy’s Tom Alford Oval came alive at the weekend with 42 football teams from across Queensland in town for the Evolution Solar South Burnett Football Sevens Carnival.
A couple of welcome showers of rain settled the dust at Saturday’s Cooyar Show but weren’t enough to get show organisers worried or local farmers excited.
Help could be at hand – at least for the next three years – for South Burnett residents with severe and persistent mental illness.
The sixth annual Reef-n-Beef Extravaganza turned on a feast of plenty for the 280 or so hungry revellers who trekked from all over the South Burnett to Ironpot Hall on Saturday night.
The annual Windera Music Muster always attracts singers, songwriters, campers and tourists … but this year an added attraction was miniature horses.
There’ll be no excuse for young cattle experts not to shine in the show ring after a four-day school held in Wondai.
A $5.3 million motel development on the D’Aguilar Highway is “one of the most exciting projects we have had in Kingaroy in recent years”.
Loaded with hay and hampers, baked goods and biscuits, the Murgon Baptist Church’s Eat Dirt Drought convoy rolled out of town on Friday afternoon headed for drought-stricken western Queensland.
Love can be an amazing force for good … even when that love comes in the shape of four paws, a wet snout and a wagging tail.
Death threats and a poisoning attack haven’t deterred Durong resident Simon Stretton from his love of Australia’s native dog, the dingo, and from his enthusiasm to build better public understanding about the animal.
A solution to Memerambi’s controversial housing estate is on the horizon following a win by the South Burnett Regional Council in the Planning and Environment Court.