Every fortnight, the front bar at Wondai’s Warana Hotel Motel becomes a magnet for music lovers keen to “have a go” behind the mike on a Friday night.
Visitors coming to Kingaroy for this weekend’s vintage machinery rally could well go home with an extra John Deere tractor or two.
A new Kingaroy hospital is still a key priority for the State Government, but it’s just a matter of finding the $70-$80 million necessary to get the job done.
The bushland around Cherbourg will be “on show” over the South Burnett & Cherbourg On Show long weekend when the local trail riders club invites visitors to join them for a 30km ride.
This year’s Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival was “the best in the last three years” according to Festival chairman Jeff Connor.
The Heritage Country Music Muster, held at Nanango over the weekend, drew another bumper crowd despite a hundred last-minute caravan cancellations.
The Murgon Art Show celebrated its opening night on Friday by chalking up an incredible $20,000 worth of sales … but art buyers still have this weekend to snap up good buys.
The South Burnett Suicide Prevention Working Group;s annual celebration of R U OK? Day this year attracted support from more than 50 businesses throughout the region.
Officials from the Confederation Of Motor Sport (CAMS) have yet to give the Wondai Sprints track a tick of approval, but organisers are confident the 1.6km street track will pass with flying colours.
Out past Goomeri, the Shaftesbury Centre has launched its third program in the South Burnett … this time an agricultural training facility for young indigenous men.
St Joseph’s Catholic School in Murgon held its annual fete on Friday night and it was – as always – one of the biggest nights in town.
An echo from Australia’s World War I campaign in the Middle East sounded in Yarraman on Saturday.
Kingaroy’s new marble statue of a World War I digger has arrived ahead of schedule for its unveiling on Anzac Day next year.
Durong’s Dingo Simon has found a most unlikely advocate in his bid to raise funds for his Dingo Sanctuary.
Qantaslink – the regional arm of Qantas – announced today it has signed a deal to secure 11 return flights to and from Sydney a week from the new Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport near Toowoomba.
A hundred years of pioneering in the Ironpot area was remembered on Saturday when about 170 relatives and friends gathered at the Downes family’s “Werona” property to celebrate the farm’s centenary.
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.