Journalist Evan Whitton – probably best remembered in Queensland for his daily coverage of the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the books that followed – died this week aged 90.
South Burnett political leaders were taken on a “listening tour” of some of the region’s businesses on Monday by the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO).
The generosity of the skateboarding community has helped a bunch of Murgon and Cherbourg kids to get gnarly.
NAIDOC Week is being celebrated around Australia from July 8-15, and a number of South Burnett towns have special events planned to mark the occasion
There’ll be a new award in The Ration Shed’s already-crowded trophy cabinet after chairperson Aunty Sandra Morgan returned from Cairns recently.
Another 17-year-old youth has been charged in relation to recent car thefts in the Murgon and Cherbourg areas.
A family fun day at Murgon Lions Park on Sunday celebrated the opening of a $33,000 car park
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.
The Murgon Business and Development Association (MBDA) has asked the State Government for strong action to solve recent crime problems in the town.
Three notable South Burnett residents received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced on Monday.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed the recent crackdown on crime in Murgon and Cherbourg but said a statement by Police Minister Mark Ryan on Thursday was “a slap in the face for these communities”.
Twenty-seven people – including nine juveniles – have been charged with a total of more than 100 offences after a police operation in Murgon and Cherbourg.
About 450 runners and walkers – old and young – travelled the “Reconciliation Road” between Murgon and Cherbourg on Sunday for the fifth annual Reconciliation Fun Run.
A 23-year-old Murgon man has been charged with armed robbery after an incident at a Manly West convenience store on Thursday afternoon.
Young Murgon cricketer Courtney Sippel is following in the footsteps of Kingaroy’s Holly Ferling, signing a contract this week to be part of the Queensland Fire squad for 2018-19.
A project to decorate the Murgon Visitor Information Centre’s walls with six murals was officially opened last Thursday by South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff.
A petition calling for something to be done to bring crime under control in the South Burnett has attracted almost 550 signatures in just one day.
The Murgon Local Ambulance Committee will be holding a CPR Awareness Course at the Murgon PCYC on Wednesday (May 16).
Medical trips for seriously ill local residents have been thrown into disarray after selfish young car thieves stole and trashed four vehicles from Murgon’s Graham House on Saturday night.
South Burnett Toastmasters club hosted its first ever “Showcase” event at the weekend, with speakers coming from six clubs to share tall tales and true on stage.
Murgon youngster Joshua Williams, 7, is waiting for his world record 10km run last month in Brisbane to be officially ratified by the international authorities … but in the meantime he has his eyes set on breaking another.
Six scenes for new murals at the Murgon Visitor Information Centre have been chosen.