Blackbutt District Community Organisation held its inaugural Putt-a-Putt event at the Blackbutt Golf Club on Sunday.
Grey skies and a small shower in the morning had the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival a little worried on Saturday … but despite the gloomy start, the crowds “rolled” in.
It’s that time of the year again when usually sane people don’t only smash avocados, they toss them, roll them, juggle them … and yes, even eat them.
A 41-year-old Blackbutt man was charged on Friday with the alleged theft of four tonnes of avocados during 2017 and 2018.
Blackbutt, Nanango and Murgon are three of 18 rural towns selected for Town Entry Treatments (TET) by the Department of Transport and Main Roads as part of an effort to improve road safety.
Two men escaped with minor injuries after their Holden Statesman sedan crashed and caught on fire on the Blackbutt Range on Thursday afternoon.
Boondooma Dam levels are slipping dangerously close to the cut-off level when irrigators will be banned from taking water from the supply.
Blackbutt ran its first-ever Reconciliation Week celebration recently, and now organisers hope to make it an annual event.
It was a big night for the Nanango Show Society on Saturday … not only did they host the annual dinner for South Burnett show societies, but their entrants were also selected to represent the region at this year’s Brisbane Ekka.
A seven-year-old Blackbutt boy is being hailed as a “genuine little hero” by his mum after he managed to get his aunt out of a potentially dangerous house fire on Sunday afternoon.
Blackbutt axeman – and Aussie champion – Mitch Argent came third against the world’s best in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports Champions Trophy held in France at the weekend.
Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.
Local organisations have received small grants from the State Government to help celebrate National Reconciliation Week.
Artworks collected in Alice Springs over 25 years will be on display in Blackbutt on April 28
Blackbutt residents have been waiting for their new supermarket for some time but finally there looks to be light at the end of the tunnel.
The Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association (BBAC) has launched a public appeal to raise $204,740 to build two new independent living units at its Scott Haven complex.
Four people were injured when a car slammed into a tree on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Thursday morning.
Do you recognise any of the tennis players in this old black and white photograph? Or can you remember the occasion on which it was taken?
A property developer who won approval to convert a large block of land in George Street, Blackbutt into 27 residential lots has been given an extra six years to turn their plans into reality.
Railway buffs should take a moment to drop into the restored Nukku rail siding building which now sits alongside the former Nukku School on the rail trail at Blackbutt.
Barry Richardson – and his dog “Tank” – are a familiar sight around Blackbutt … at times, Barry seems to be involved in just about everything that goes on in the town!
A decade-long fight to get Blackbutt its own postcode paid off on Friday when Australia Post agreed to split the old 4306 postcode area in half.
There should be some very tired cyclists pedalling into Yarraman on Saturday afternoon after completing a 100km cycling challenge on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.
Taromeo Rural Fire Brigade volunteers will be able to take meal breaks during training and reduction burns thanks to Yarraman IGA who have come on board as the brigade’s first “Feed The Firies” sponsor.