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Woman Charged With Fraud

A 48-year-old South Burnett woman has been charged with 87 counts of fraud following investigations into alleged offences in Kingaroy dating back to 2005.

Protect Poles From Fire: Ergon

Bushfires, burning off and wooden power poles just don’t mix … Last financial year, Ergon Energy field crews responded to 189 bushfires and burning off incidents across regional Queensland in which 289 power poles were destroyed.

RU OK? Like A Free Coffee?

RU OK? Like A Free Coffee?

Residents in the South Burnett are being encouraged to stop for a free coffee and chat on Thursday. Here’s a list of the venues

More Money For Patient Travel

The State Government has announced that the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme will be doubled for Queenslanders living in rural and remote areas.

Tracey Is Queensland’s Best

Tracey Is Queensland’s Best

Football Queensland CEO Geoff Foster dropped a bombshell at the Kingaroy Junior Soccer Club’s Presentation Afternoon; he revealed that club president Tracey Tunstall is the 2012 Football Qld Volunteer of the Year

Redbacks Victorious In Junior Finals

Redbacks Victorious In Junior Finals

The 2012 McDonald’s Junior Soccer competition wound-up on Saturday with a series of exciting games played at the junior and senior soccer fields in Kingaroy.

Country Music Muster Pulls In The Crowds

Country Music Muster Pulls In The Crowds

The Nanango Showgrounds were packed almost to capacity with a record 799 caravans at the weekend

Champions Join Fight Against Cancer

Champions Join Fight Against Cancer

Wondai Memorial Hall was filled to capacity on Saturday evening by sports fans eager to meet their heroes and raise money for a very good cause.

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves!

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves!

Tractor Tattoo trundled into Wondai tonight to coincide with the official opening of local artist Robyn Dower’s exhibition “Distraction”.

‘No Agenda’ To Close Ambulance Stations

‘No Agenda’ To Close Ambulance Stations

QAS Commissioner Russell Bowles quashed rumours the government will close ambulance stations

No Need To Fear Pork

Influenza in pigs is like influenza in humans … it’s a regular occurrence, and although it needs to be managed, there’s no need to fear pork or pork products.

Truck Sparks Grass Fire

A South Burnett Regional Council gravel truck sparked a small grass fire on the Bunya Highway yesterday morning at Wooroolin.

Krav Maga In Kingaroy

Krav Maga In Kingaroy

Have you ever heard of Krav Maga? No … well we hadn’t either, but apparently it’s a well-known style of self-defence honed from the hand-to-hand combat techniques used by the Israeli Defence Forces.

St Mary’s Celebrates Book Week

St Mary’s Celebrates Book Week

To help celebrate Book Week, Prep to Year 7 students and staff at Saint Mary’s Catholic College came to school dressed as their favourite book characters.

Junior Soccer Semi-Final Results – Cadets

The semi-finals of the South Burnett Junior Soccer Cadets competition were played last night at Tom Alford Oval in Kingaroy.

A Little Man With Big Dreams

A Little Man With Big Dreams

It looks like Brett Watcho-Page has had a career change at the age of 5. The Cherbourg State School student wanted to be a truck driver but now wants to become an author after being paid for his first book.

Language Powers Up Confidence

Language Powers Up Confidence

Children’s learning is booming in Cherbourg because of a new teaching method.

Orana Markets Looking For Stallholders

Orana Markets Looking For Stallholders

Orana Lutheran Complex will be hosting another of its popular Hilltop Markets on Saturday, September 22.

Support Workers Honoured

Support Workers Honoured

Support workers Libby Leu and Kate Roth were presented with awards at the 2012 Child Protection Week dinner in Wondai

Second Practice Night Scheduled

Second Practice Night Scheduled

The Kingaroy Speedway’s first official practice session on Saturday night proved so popular that the South Burnett Speedway Club is going to do it all over again.

Judgment Day Arrives For Tractors

Judgment Day Arrives For Tractors

A “Gathering Of The Tractors” occurred in Kingaroy this afternoon when Tractor Tattoo judges Chris “Corky” Corcoran from CROW-FM, Nicole Connolly from Stanwell and Deputy Mayor Keith Campbell found themselves surrounded by 50 hand-decorated wooden tractors.

Roads, Health, Education<br> Dominate MP’s Survey

Roads, Health, Education
Dominate MP’s Survey

Earlier this year Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss invited voters in his electorate of Wide Bay to have their say in his 2012 Community Survey

Man Charged Over Handgun

A 30-year-old Kingaroy man will face trial in the District Court on three weapons charges following a brief hearing in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Youth Paroled For Break-Ins

A 19-year-old charged with a string of offences, including breaking into the Proston Bowls Club and the theft of a rifle and ammunition from a Kingaroy residence, was sentenced to six months’ jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.