Saturday was a perfect day for the Evolution Solar Football League Grand Finals in Nanango.
Saturday was a historic day: the first time Cherbourg has hosted an A Grade rugby league grand final, a return to live radio broadcasts of rugby league in the South Burnett, plus an emphatic “three-peat” victory for the home team, the Hornets.
It was possibly the “breast-ever” brunch held at the old Taabinga Station Slab Hut … definitely a cut above the damper and golden syrup the old stockmen probably once enjoyed.
Go Getta Girls founder Colleen Gunn is confident the popular Kingaroy-based running club will keep on pounding the pavement in pink long after she leaves the area.
South Burnett schools have been busy celebrating Book Week with lots of special events all designed to help youngsters “connect” with books.
Poor old Outback Joe has been lost near Kingaroy since 2007, but would-be rescuers haven’t given up hope of finding him and taking home $50,000 in prize money.
The 21st annual Kumbia Brain Drain was an intergalactic hit on Saturday night with teams raising an incredible $13,000 for the Kumbia State School P&C.
The “winds of change” swept through Nanango’s Medieval Fayre on Saturday … forcing a last-minute migration of knights, vikings, peasants and royalty to the Nanango Cultural Centre.
Damage caused to the spillway at Gordonbrook Dam during the 2013 floods will cost $4.5 million to repair – but South Burnett ratepayers only have to pick up $80,000 of the massive bill.
The Cherbourg Junior Police Rangers want to say a big “thank you!” to everyone who voted for their program in the recent NRMA Insurance People’s Choice Award.
Former Kingaroy Shire mayor – and now Deputy PM – Warren Truss has been honoured by having the council meeting chamber in Kingaroy named after him.
Shakespeare will probably be spinning in his grave but the audience is certain to be laughing when the Nanango Theatre Company’s latest production hits the stage next month.
Ceremonies were held throughout the South Burnett on Thursday to mark Vietnam Veterans Day, the anniversary of the horrific battle of Long Tan in which 18 Australian soldiers died and 24 were wounded.
The predicted wet weekend failed to dampen visitors’ enthusiasm for Boondooma Homestead’s fourth annual Scots In The Bush Celtic festival.
The South Burnett is about to be overrun by cats but there’s no need to call the RSPCA, these cats are purrfectly happy to hang around the Kingaroy Town Hall.
The Palms, a tiny national park about 8km east of Cooyar that’s small in size but big in nature, now has new signs to help visitors learn about its history.
The departure of a large green shipping container at noon today from a yard in Kingaroy will mark the start of the South Burnett’s latest export industry.
The Cherbourg Hornets will go into next weekend’s semi-finals undefeated after a strong win against Murgon in the President’s Cup match played before a big crowd in Kingaroy on Saturday.
Wynnum-Manly took home the competition points but local rugby league was the real winner after the Intrust Super Cup match played in Kingaroy on Sunday.
The grass has been painted with logos, sponsors’ signs are up, extra spectator stands have been erected and everything’s ready for the TV crew to move in … the South Burnett’s biggest day of rugby league for years is all set to kick off.