Racegoers enjoyed a colourful start to spring at the Wondai Races on Saturday with a good crowd supporting the South Burnett Race Club’s annual Wondai Cup meeting.
More than 60 former residents of Elgin Vale gathered on Saturday to swap memories of the former township which has all but disappeared from the landscape.
The “South Burnett & Cherbourg On Show” long weekend promotion has been hailed a great success.
Motorists on the Cherbourg Road from Murgon aren’t seeing things … yes, those are bras hanging along sections of the roadside fence.
Ollie’s Mower Service in Kingaroy has been named “Business Of The Year” at the inaugural South Burnett Business Excellence Awards.
The Wondai, Hivesville, Ballogie and Proston branches of the QCWA have celebrated International Day For Rural Women in style … even the fashion on show had a very rustic feel.
The amazing artistic talents of Kingaroy State High School students were unveiled to the public at the Kingaroy Art Gallery on Friday night.
All the planning, all the fundraisers, all the sore feet were worth it at the weekend with the news that $105,154 has been raised by the 2014 South Burnett Relay For Life … with even more dollars expected to roll in over the next few weeks.
Some lucky local residents and South Burnett councillors enjoyed a sneak peek on Saturday of Nanango’s new cafe, located at Ringsfield House.
A landscape by Murgon artist Lee Porter showing a mid-winter view from Boat Mountain will become part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s permanent collection after it took out first prize at the 2014 South Burnett Art Competition last Friday night.
South Burnett & Cherbourg On Show wasn’t just about races, parades, open days and 4WDs … there was also “culture” on the menu for the long weekend.
At least three school reunions were held around the South Burnett over the South Burnett and Cherbourg On Show long weekend, bringing back a flood of memories for participants.
Nanango was the place to be on Saturday with huge markets, a race meeting, the King and Queen of the Mountain foot races plus the annual Heritage Mardi Gras Festival.
The South Burnett and Cherbourg On Show long weekend – which features more than 60 different events – was officially kicked off on Friday night with a special three-course dinner at the Wondai Hotel.
There was a riot of fun in Kingaroy’s Memorial Park on Thursday … especially for fans of Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
Year 11 student Richelle Bethke has been crowned Nanango’s Mardi Gras Princess for 2014 at a special celebration on Wednesday night.
Kingaroy businesswoman Jodi Cornell has been selling her wares online for the past six years … now she’s hoping to convert that success into a bricks-and-mortar business.
Police officers from throughout the South Burnett gathered in Nanango on Monday afternoon to honour former colleagues who have been killed in the line of duty.
A “cold war” between Murgon and Kingaroy over the location of a World War II 25 pounder artillery piece came to a head on Friday with the gun heading on back up the Bunya Highway to Murgon.
Outback Joe has finally been found … 2558 days after he first went “missing” near Kingaroy.