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Scots Explore Cultural Links

Scots Explore Cultural Links

A group of about 20 Scots, and maybe-Scots, gathered at the Kingaroy Library on Thursday morning to explore the possibility of forming a Scottish cultural group in the South Burnett.

Crime Petition Goes Online

Crime Petition Goes Online

South Burnett residents wishing to sign a petition about youth-related crime in Murgon can now do so online.

Racing History’s A Sure Bet

Racing History’s A Sure Bet

Hats off to Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Inc … their latest project has captured all the colour and history of thoroughbred racing in the Brisbane Valley from the 1850s through to 1940.

Kingaroy Gears Up For The Show

Kingaroy Gears Up For The Show

The South Burnett Show Society will be raising the curtain on the 112th Kingaroy Show on Friday (April 12) with the traditional sashing of Miss Kingaroy Showgirl.

Scots Plot Not-So-Secret Society

Scots Plot Not-So-Secret Society

Anyone who enjoys playing the bagpipes, snacking on shortbread or maybe enjoys a Highland fling should mark Thursday, April 11, in their diary.

Latest NAPLAN Data<br> Added To ‘My School’

Latest NAPLAN Data
Added To ‘My School’

The latest NAPLAN results have been added to the national My School website, allowing parents and teachers to track changes at schools across the past 10 years.

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

The South Burnett’s population has dropped to its lowest level since 2013, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Truck Driver Escapes Injury

Truck Driver Escapes Injury

A driver escaped injury when a loaded B-Double cattle truck overturned on the D’Aguilar Highway between Yarraman and Blackbutt on Wednesday morning.

Iron Lady Wins $7000 Prize

Iron Lady Wins $7000 Prize

A metal mesh model of a nude has taken out the top prize in the $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Competition.

Intoxicate Toast Their Success

Intoxicate Toast Their Success

Intoxicate kept their unbeaten record intact by taking out the Grand Final of the South Burnett Futsal competition in Kingaroy on Tuesday night

Mayor Defends $2m Council Upgrade

Mayor Defends $2m Council Upgrade

The $2 million refurbishment of the former Nanango Shire Council chambers is the cheapest option open to the South Burnett Regional Council, Mayor Keith Campbell says.

Appeal For Family After Fire

Appeal For Family After Fire

An appeal has been started to help the Fisher family who lost all their possessions in a devastating house fire in Cherbourg on Saturday night.

Nominate A Black Spot

Nominate A Black Spot

South Burnett residents have been invited to nominate mobile phone black spots to their local Federal MP.

It’s Operation Cool Burn Time Again

It’s Operation Cool Burn Time Again

Landholders are being urged to educate themselves about bushfire mitigation as Operation Cool Burn was officially launched again across Queensland on Tuesday.

Meeting To Discuss PCYC Plan

Meeting To Discuss PCYC Plan

A meeting will be held at the South Burnett PCYC in Murgon on Thursday night to discuss the proposed introduction of a Saturday night anti-crime program in the town.

Highfields Maul Saints In Round 2

Highfields Maul Saints In Round 2

Round 2 of the Darling Downs AFL competition brought no joy to the South Burnett Saints who travelled to Highfields on Saturday to take on the Lions.

Murgon Enjoys A Bunny Time

Murgon Enjoys A Bunny Time

When there was a sprinkle of rain on Friday morning, everyone held their breath … was it going to rain on Murgon’s town celebrations yet again?

Crime, Drugs ‘Will Never Go Away’

Crime, Drugs ‘Will Never Go Away’

The South Burnett – and society at large – will never be free of crime or drug problems, the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry heard last week.

Blackbutt Takes Axe To Nanango

Blackbutt Takes Axe To Nanango

A magnificent century by Blackbutt’s Mitchell Olzard blew away any chances Nanango might have had of taking home the South Burnett’s B Grade cricket trophy on Saturday.

Rider Taken To Hospital

Rider Taken To Hospital

A male motorcycle rider was transported to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries after a crash on West Street in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon.

Work To Start On $2m Equestrian Centre

Work To Start On $2m Equestrian Centre

The first sod was turned on Monday morning for the new $2 million Kilkivan Equestrian Centre.

Locals Enjoy A Harvest Moon

Locals Enjoy A Harvest Moon

South Burnett primary producers aren’t the only ones bring in a harvest at this time of the year – local racing industry players have been enjoying a bright and productive time of late, too.

Woman Charged Over Break-In

Woman Charged Over Break-In

A 28-year-old woman has been charged after a failed attempt to steal a car in Kingaroy last Wednesday.

Driver Fined After Crash

Driver Fined After Crash

A driver has been issued with a traffic infringement notice after a collision at the intersection of Industrial Avenue and Kingaroy-Cooyar Road in Kingaroy.