Kingaroy Town Hall was the place to be on Saturday night for an old-style Cabaret Ball, the perfect setting for the crowning of the 2014 Kingaroy Miss Showgirl.
The drought meant there was no prime beef competition – and no dairy cattle – but that didn’t stop everyone else having a great time at the 105th annual Nanango Show at the weekend.
Murgon artist Lee Porter’s moving tribute to Anzac Day, ‘What’s Left Behind’, is the winner of the 2014 South Burnett Regional Council’s Acquisitive Art competition.
Everyone knows pink is the colour for breast cancer fundraising … but do you know purple is the colour for pancreatic cancer?
When the South Burnett delegation arrives in the Netherlands next month for the commemoration honouring Murgon WWII hero Patrick Tiernan, they’ll have copies of a special book to give to the local mayor and dignitaries.
Two Queensland titles were decided at Saturday night’s speedway racing in Kingaroy. In-form Toowoomba driver Scott Genrich – who has won seven feature races this season – walked away with the win in the Lightning Sprints Queensland Title.
Kingaroy’s first Police Charity Ball for seven years has been hailed a big success with 250 people filling the Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday night for a three-course dinner and charity auction.
Kingaroy RSL proved its dominance of South Burnett cricket on Saturday with its third A Grade Grand Final win in a row.
The drought hasn’t dried up enthusiasm for the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s annual Garden Expo Art competition.
Kingaroy State High School students – and teachers – have no excuse not to keep fit with the official opening of new fitness equipment in the school grounds on Thursday.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has stressed no decision has been made yet by the State Government to build any or all of the proposed dams announced yesterday by Premier Campbell Newman.
Kingaroy’s controversial $6.5 million Taabinga Downs development – which includes a 116-lot relocatable home park – looks set to get the go ahead after all, despite a negative vote at the South Burnett Regional Council’s March meeting.
Collectors travelled to Yarraman from as far away as South Australia on Saturday to snap up antiques and collectibles at a special auction.
A large crowd turned out on Saturday night at Nanango Showgrounds to find out who would be sashed the 2014 Nanango Miss Showgirl.
Taabinga State School “adopted” Kingaroy police officer Constable Chris Barron in a special ceremony during morning assembly today.
Work began at the weekend on a $26.3 million construction project at Tarong which should pump at least $7 million into the South Burnett economy.
Prep students from four local schools enjoyed an opportunity yesterday to learn first-hand all about farm life (and where their food comes from), courtesy of Kingaroy State High School’s ag program.
Ratepayers connected to any of the South Burnett’s five sewerage schemes are likely to pay an extra $100 pa when the South Burnett Regional Council hands down its 2014-15 Budget in July.
Last Thursday they were graduating from the Queensland Police Academy at Oxley … now brand new constables Chad Truscott and Christie Turner are ready to tackle crime on the streets of Kingaroy.
A small shower that fell over the Goomeri Showgrounds early on Saturday afternoon raised rather than dampened spirits at the 75th annual Goomeri Show.