Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has been kept busy recently handing out certificates to local school students who have successfully completed the Premier’s Reading Challenge.
The big brass from the Queensland Police rolled into Kingaroy on Wednesday to salute some of the area’s finest boys (and girl) in blue.
A life-size bronze statue of tennis champion Roy Emerson will be erected in Blackbutt following a successful fundraising lunch held in the town at the weekend.
An amazing thing happened in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon … the Kingaroy Town Hall was packed to overflowing for a funeral.
Nanango State High School students gathered at historic Ringsfield House on Thursday night for their traditional photo shoot ahead of their annual Year 12 formal.
Cheers and applause erupted from the crowd of spectators lining Gore Street on Friday night when Shane Dynevor emerged from the car that had ferried him and Shajuana Button to Murgon Town Hall.
There were plenty of nervous Kingaroy State High School Year 12s on the red carpet leading to the Town Hall on Thursday evening, but the bravest surely must have been Adam Geiger.
It’s that time of the year when hairdressers get booked out, hotrods get polished and everyone’s looking for that “special” outfit.
Gina Hancock’s wagyu cattle plans for the South Burnett are pressing ahead, with the first full-blood bulls already grazing on a property outside Kumbia, guests at the Mayor’s Charity Breakfast were told on Tuesday morning.
The Dutch and Queensland flags flew proudly side-by-side at Murgon RSL Club on Monday afternoon to signify the special relationship which has been forged between two towns on opposite sides of the world.
The Anglican Church has put out a call for anyone with information about the final resting place of Mr Charles Shephard to come forward.
The 2015 annual awards presentation night at St Mary’s Catholic College was full of smiles and applause but it was also tinged with sadness … it will be the last in Kingaroy for popular school principal Michael Nayler.
History will be made this month when a Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 747-8 freighter lands at Wellcamp Airport and then flies back to Hong Kong.
Kings Royal winner Gavin Fletcher – crowned “King of Kingaroy” in January – showed his royal touch to win the opening round of the Golden Helmet Series for Modified Sedans at Kingaroy Speedway on Saturday night.
Lightning and ominous-looking clouds only added to the dramatic atmosphere in the Kingaroy Town Hall forecourt on Friday night.
Kingaroy hosted a flying visit on Sunday by some of the world’s leading peanut breeding researchers, in Australia for a major conference in Brisbane.
This week’s storms in the South Burnett brought some welcome rain to parts of the region, only drops to others … and belted parts with hail and wild wind.
There’s a bunch of young singers practising hard in Kingaroy at the moment for a big night next week.
Omen punters looking for a hot Melbourne Cup tip could have done worse than pay attention to Hannah English’s three-length win in the first race of the day at Kumbia’s traditional Melbourne Cup meeting.
The next time you’re pulled over by Nanango police for a random breath test, you may well be given a “ticket” … that’s if you blow zero!