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Thrashers Back With A Bang

Thrashers Back With A Bang

The South Burnett Thrashers powered back into the winner’s circle on Saturday with a decisive 24-5 victory over the Gatton Black Pigs.

Acland Mine ‘Greenwashed’

Acland Mine ‘Greenwashed’

Lock the Gate Alliance and the Oakey Coal Action Alliance have accused the State Government of “greenwashing” instead of prosecuting New Acland coal mine.

Elderly Man Trapped Overnight

Elderly Man Trapped Overnight

An elderly man who went missing on a large property at Coverty at the weekend was rescued on Sunday morning after spending a freezing night tangled in a barbed wire fence.

Two Treated After Crash

Two Treated After Crash

Two people were taken by ambulance to Kingaroy Hospital after a single-vehicle crash at Crawford on Sunday evening.

Have You Seen Lee?

Have You Seen Lee?

Police are asking for public assistance to help locate 67-year-old Lee Barker who has been missing from Kingaroy since last week.

Players Fire Up In Local Derby

Players Fire Up In Local Derby

Local derbies between Murgon and Cherbourg often produce fireworks but last Saturday’s A Grade rugby league game in Murgon was more fiery than most.

TRC Offers Discounts To Developers

TRC Offers Discounts To Developers

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will extend three economic development incentives to foster the development of aged care facilities, new industries and greenhouse horticulture in the Toowoomba region.

Mobile Nurses In July

Mobile Nurses In July

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned for Proston, Nanango and Kingaroy in July.

More Vax Mandates To Go

More Vax Mandates To Go

The State Government is easing more COVID-19 restrictions, including lifting vaccination mandates for workers in schools and kindergartens.

Heritage Nanango Digs Deep … Again

Heritage Nanango Digs Deep … Again

Representatives from 20 community groups went home smiling after the successful applicants for Heritage Nanango’s annual community grants program were announced on Wednesday

Hopes Raised After Horror Stories

Hopes Raised After Horror Stories

Hopes that mental health services in the South Burnett could improve have been raised with news that work has begun on establishing the $3.4 million “Head to Health” adult mental health service promised for Kingaroy.

Soccer Returns To Kingaroy

Soccer Returns To Kingaroy

Nanango women played a 2-all draw with Kingaroy Easts women in their soccer game played at Tom Alford Oval, Kingaroy, last Friday night.

KCCI Helps Aspiring Nurse

KCCI Helps Aspiring Nurse

Former Kingaroy State High School student Georgia Kerr is now the proud owner of a new iPad to help in her tertiary studies, thanks to the KCCI.

COVID Toll Rises To 47

COVID Toll Rises To 47

The death toll from COVID-19 within the Darling Downs Health region has risen to 47, taking the tally for June to nine.