This year’s Maidenwell Running Festival has been hailed by organisers as “the best yet”, attracting more than 350 participants and raising more than $10,000 for the town’s community organisations.
The Nanango Tourism and Development Association has expressed its disappointment the town’s Big Screen Film Festival has been axed.
South Burnett Women – the not-for-profit group behind the $5000 Dr Ellen Mary Kent Hughes Memorial Scholarship – held another successful fundraising event in Kingaroy on Thursday night.
The Autumn Garden Expo in Wondai coincided with the Easter long-weekend this year, which almost guaranteed it would be a huge weekend for organisers.
An extraordinarily large crowd filled Lee Park on Saturday to enjoy the Nanango Race Club’s annual Easter race meeting in near-perfect Autumn weather.
When South Burnett CTC threw a free school holidays party for local families, the not-for-profit organisation probably didn’t expect up to 300 people to turn up.
Visitors to Nanango’s 108th annual show were spoiled for choice this year with activities stretching from one end of the showgrounds to the other.
Murgon cricketers have topped off a big year with a closely fought victory in the South Burnett Cricket Association’s B Grade Grand Final played on Saturday.
If having fun was the main aim of the South Burnett Autism Support Group’s day in the park on Saturday, organisers should be giving themselves a big pat on the back.
Nanango’s 108th annual agricultural show will have something different this year – Australia’s largest touring ferris wheel.
Kumbia resident Steph Stevens may be smiling in the photograph – taken in the main street of the town earlier this week – but she’s not smiling inside.
Wivenhoe Dam wall could be about to be raised by either two metres or four metres, if news reports published on Tuesday night are correct.
Numbers were up slightly at this year’s Kingaroy Show Cabaret Ball, and the mood on Saturday night was definitely upbeat.
The search is continuing for missing Mondure man David Heidemann, feared swept away by floodwaters at Silverleaf on Thursday night
The South Burnett is returning to normal after Thursday’s deluge, but needs a few more days yet
The remnants of Cyclone Debbie have come and gone through the South Burnett, causing confusion for parents but leaving some much-needed dam water behind for farmers.
The South Burnett Regional Council advised on Wednesday it is continuing to monitor the weather forecast for ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, which is now tracking south as a tropical low.
The week leading up to the Goomeri Show was great for local farmers – rain almost every day! – but was less helpful to show organisers.
In almost a carbon copy of last year’s A Grade South Burnett cricket grand final, Murgon Crusaders proved too strong for Wooroolin Warriors at the weekend.
The only hitch during another great night of racing at the Kingaroy Speedway last Saturday was a blackout which knocked out the lights for a short time.