Police will be keeping a close eye on South Burnett motorists over Easter … all thanks to last year’s Brisbane G20 political summit.
Mater Mothers’ Hospital should be tickled pink by the efforts of staff members at Nanango’s IGA supermarket.
Nanango Panthers have continued their dominance of the Kingaroy Seniors futsal competition by taking out the grand final of the Kingaroy Summer competition on Thursday night.
Some of the familiar voices – and less familiar faces – from ABC Radio Southern Queensland are visiting the South Burnett at the moment to touch base with loyal listeners.
This time last year Christie Turner was a freshly minted constable straight from the Oxley Police Academy
Murgon Crusaders iced the cake on their big club reunion day on Saturday by making very sure Kingaroy weren’t going to take home a fourth straight A Grade cricket premiership.
The Goomeri Show Society is celebrating its 90th birthday this weekend, the 75th Goomeri Show and the opening of its new pavilion … by a secret guest.
Prep students from four local schools gathered at the Kingaroy State High School’s farm area on Wednesday to learn more about rural life.
Cherbourg residents will send an open protest letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion and local MP Warren Truss following a slashing of funding to the award-winning The Ration Shed Museum.
Saturday’s Murgon Show was the tale of two extremes … during the day the equestrian competition was intense and the cattle yards were hectic.
Never say there’s nothing to do in the South Burnett … organisers of this year’s Wine and Food in the Park Festival had feared the large number of competing events scheduled on Saturday could affect patronage.
Kumbia Race Club’s “bonus” race meeting on Saturday also proved a gift for apprentice jockey Isabella Rabjones … she booted home her first-ever winner.
A sudden cloudburst sent diners scurrying – entree plate in hand – at Friday night’s Dinner Under The Stars in Kingaroy.
Stanwell Corporation has a major work schedule planned at Tarong and Tarong North power stations which means more dollars pumping through the local economy, visitors at the corporation’s regular “behind the gate” update heard on Thursday.
If the guys and gals in the photo above look a bit the worse for wear, they have a good excuse … they’ve just been through the aftermath of a Category 5 cyclone.
It’s amazing what a better season can do … there were smiles galore at the 57th annual Proston Show on Saturday.
The Kumbia Hotel is making a habit of attracting rugby league royalty to the South Burnett … last year it was the Walters brothers, on Saturday it was the turn of Allan “Alfie” Langer.
There’s a group of friends who are looking forward to this year’s Wine and Food in the Park Festival even more than usual … the Kingaroy High School Class of 1995.
The problem of an NBN Tower being built at Tingoora may be a step closer to a solution after a public meeting on Thursday night was told NBNCo’s original (and already approved) tower site may be available again.
There’s a saying that if you stay in the South Burnett long enough, you’ll eventually get to meet just about everyone.