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Old Buggy Creates New Memories

Old Buggy Creates New Memories

A six-month restoration of a “doctor’s buggy” by the volunteers at the Murgon Men’s Shed has brought memories flooding back for a local farming family.

Rotary Launches 2022 Calendar

Rotary Launches 2022 Calendar

The Rotary Club of Kingaroy has unveiled the 2022 edition of its popular annual calendar which – this year – highlights the South Burnett’s unique architecture.

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston To Be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Proston will work to become a Dementia Friendly Community after a recent workshop raised awareness of just how widespread the condition is likely to become over the next few decades.

Helping Hand For Panthers

Helping Hand For Panthers

The Nanango Soccer Club is now the proud owner of a new brushcutter, thanks to sponsorship from the Heritage Bank Nanango.

Ekka Winners Get Awards

Ekka Winners Get Awards

While some Ekka competitions did not go ahead in 2021, the “Education On Show” section was one of 17 already judged.

New Look For Pumpkin Festival

New Look For Pumpkin Festival

The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival committee recently organised for a painted mural which promotes the annual festival to be “refreshed” by the original artist, Willie Nelson.

Jennifer Wins Education Award

Jennifer Wins Education Award

A special presentation was made at Murgon State High School’s weekly parade on Wednesday to a former staff member who retired recently.

New Coach For Spinners

New Coach For Spinners

Suncoast Spinners – which runs the wheelchair basketball program at the South Burnett PCYC in Murgon – has a new head coach.

Kumbia NHW Marks 30th Birthday

Kumbia NHW Marks 30th Birthday

Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch celebrated its birthday with a special dinner at Kumbia Hall last Saturday … exactly 30 years to the day since it began.

St Mary’s Students Rock On Stage

St Mary’s Students Rock On Stage

Saint Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy celebrated Catholic Education Week with their annual “Rock On Stage” event in the Mary Knoll Centre last Friday night.

Students Share Winter Love

Students Share Winter Love

Students at St Mary’s Catholic College have been thinking a lot lately about winter, and how some people find it especially tough.

Chloe’s Off To The Ekka!

Chloe’s Off To The Ekka!

Kingaroy’s Chloe Plowman will be representing the region during the Brisbane Ekka in August after taking out two titles at the recent South Burnett Sub-Chamber finals.

Top Artist To Visit School

Top Artist To Visit School

Students attending St John’s in Kingaroy will have the opportunity in November to work with one of Queensland’s most exciting contemporary artists.

Fred Honoured By Governor

Fred Honoured By Governor

Well-known Nanango GP Fred Morgan was officially presented on Tuesday with a Medal of the Order Of Australia (OAM) he was awarded in this year’s Australia Day Honours.

Big Weekend For Riding Club

Big Weekend For Riding Club

Competitors from all over south-east Queensland came to Nanango recently to take part in the South Burnett Working Equitation Club’s first official competition for 2021.

Classmates Swap Memories

Classmates Swap Memories

Former Wondai State School students gathered together for a special reunion and dinner recently to mark 37 years since they left the school.

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