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Thieves Leave Empty-Handed

Thieves Leave Empty-Handed

Would-be thieves escaped empty-handed after targeting a residence on Boat Mountain Road in Murgon on Saturday.

66 Charged During Police Operation

66 Charged During Police Operation

Police have charged a total of 66 people during an eight-month operation targeting the supply of dangerous drugs in Blackbutt, Yarraman, Nanango and Kingaroy.

Two More Jets Join LifeFlight

Two More Jets Join LifeFlight

RACQ LifeFlight has added two more Challenger 604 aircraft to its medevac fleet.

Young Driver Fined $622

Young Driver Fined $622

A teenager on red P plates has been fined $622 after being caught doing 140km/h on the Wide Bay Highway.

$49,000 Grant To BCCA

$49,000 Grant To BCCA

The Burnett Catchment Care Association (BCCA) will receive $49,005 from Round 3 of the Federal Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants program.

Cane Farmers Join AgForce

Cane Farmers Join AgForce

AgForce Cane is now a reality despite opposition from some AgForce members and rival producer groups.

Vets Sign Up For ‘Operation: Wanted’

Vets Sign Up For ‘Operation: Wanted’

COVID-19 can’t stop the RSPCA from running its annual desexing campaign, “Operation: Wanted”.

Welcome Back To School!

Welcome Back To School!

It was “back to school” on Monday across Queensland with in-classroom learning resuming for students in all years

Council Urges Small Business Support

Council Urges Small Business Support

South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto has urged the community to step up and support small business during Queensland Small Business Month.

Wondai Clock Mystery Solved

Wondai Clock Mystery Solved

Wondai residents wondering about the fate of the town’s clock can rest easy, it’s being fixed – again

Have A Chat With Mayor Otto

Have A Chat With Mayor Otto

Mayor Brett Otto is planning to hold a string of community meet’n’greets in June and July to allow residents to “have a chat with the Mayor”.

Council Lobbies To Save Store

Council Lobbies To Save Store

Mayor Brett Otto has approached the State Government about the future of Murgon’s Target Country store

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

Toolkit To Help Sport Clubs Get Back

A “toolkit” has been launched which aims to help community sporting clubs and associations develop a path to competition as COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

Wildlife Blamed For Blackout

Wildlife Blamed For Blackout

Wildlife is believed to be the cause of a power outage which blacked out portions of Kingaroy on Sunday morning.

Police Seek Witnesses

Police Seek Witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault outside the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services office in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, last Tuesday (May 12).

Cardboard Doesn’t Cut It

Cardboard Doesn’t Cut It

Cardboard number plates can’t fool police, as a 30-year-old Benarkin North woman has learned.

Man Charged After Crash

Man Charged After Crash

A Brisbane man has been charged with drink-driving after allegedly blowing more than five times the legal limit after a traffic crash in Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon.

‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

There’s been huge sacrifices made by local residents in a bid to keep COVID-19 out of Cherbourg. But what if the worst did happen and there were positive cases identified?

Rotary Offers Helping Hand To Homeless

Rotary Offers Helping Hand To Homeless

Feeling a bit chilly these mornings? So how would you like to be sleeping in your car? On a friend’s floor? Or maybe camped out somewhere?

Axe Hangs Over Target Store

Axe Hangs Over Target Store

There’s a shadow over the Target Country store in Murgon following an ASX announcement on Friday

Council Updates Roadworks Schedule

Council Updates Roadworks Schedule

South Burnett Regional Council has released its list of roadworks scheduled for the rest of May and June.

$1.6m Boost For SBRC

$1.6m Boost For SBRC

SBRC has secured more than $1.6 million through a new Federal Government program

Drought Status Remains Unchanged

Drought Status Remains Unchanged

More than 67 per cent of Queensland remains in drought after a disappointing start to the wet season.

Scientists Solve Peanut Riddle

Scientists Solve Peanut Riddle

Scientists believe they have settled a debate about the origins of the peanut … did the first modern plants arise 10,000 or 450,000 years ago?