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Work Starts To Repair Historic Cemetery

Work Starts To Repair Historic Cemetery

Volunteers have started the painstaking work of restoring an historic cemetery all but destroyed in the 2011 floods.

Bashers Head To Kilkivan

Bashers Head To Kilkivan

If you see some odd-looking vehicles in the South Burnett this week don’t panic … the 2012 XXXX Gold Variety Bash will be passing through the region.

Cougar Energy Appoints New CEO

Rob Neill, former Senior Commercial Manager at UCG company Linc Energy, has been appointed CEO and Managing Director of Cougar Energy.

15 People Reported Missing Every Day

15 People Reported Missing Every Day

“Take the time to let someone know” … this is the message from Queensland Police during this year’s Missing Persons Week.

Kumbia Salutes 100 Years Of History

Kumbia Salutes 100 Years Of History

Kumbia celebrated its centenary in style on Saturday with a huge street parade, markets, traditional fun and games, competitions and historic displays … and topped it all off with a community concert in the evening.

Hot Football On A Chilly Weekend

Hot Football On A Chilly Weekend

On a cold windy weekend in the South Burnett some cracking football was played in Kingaroy and Nanango.

Wolves Win Close Tussle At Nanango

Wolves Win Close Tussle At Nanango

Wondai came out eventual victors 42-34 in an evenly matched contest against Nanango in the Burnett Premier League A Grade rugby league played on Saturday afternoon at Fred Kassulke Oval.

AFL Team Moves A Step Closer

AFL Team Moves A Step Closer

The first public meeting of the fledgling group aiming to get a local Aussie Rules team into the Darling Downs competition next year attracted a small crowd of supporters to the Kingaroy Cricket Club this week.

Students Show A Flair For The Stage

Students Show A Flair For The Stage

The Kingaroy Town Hall was packed this evening for the local State High School’s annual “Flair” concert.

Pony Club Celebrates 50th Birthday

Pony Club Celebrates 50th Birthday

The Nanango Hack and Pony Club will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend at its annual Campdraft and Gymkhana held at Nanango Showgrounds.

$3925 Raised For Hospital

$3925 Raised For Hospital

This morning’s inaugural Mayoral Charity Breakfast has raised $3925 to purchase an electric examination bed for the South Burnett Private Hospital.

Lane Closed For Night Works

The Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised that a single lane will be closed on the D’Aguilar Highway over the Blackbutt Range this weekend for night works.

Councillors Have Made<br> Amalgamation Work: MP

Councillors Have Made
Amalgamation Work: MP

Local Government David Crisafulli has praised the South Burnett Regional Council for the way it has handled the forced amalgamation of four local shires.

$70m Road Repairs Underway

$70m Road Repairs Underway

Despite an allocation of $70 million in the last Budget, the South Burnett Regional Council admits road repairs in the local region will take some time to be completed.

South Burnett Is Open For Business

South Burnett Is Open For Business

The decision to vote in favour of a $3.7 million funding grant for the construction of the Link Road in the Sunnyvale Development sends a message that “Council is open for business”, Mayor Wayne Kratzmann said today.

Students Get To Horse Around …

Students Get To Horse Around …

The students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy got an opportunity to horse around a bit last week …

Frontline Staff A Priority,<br> Says Agriculture Minister

Frontline Staff A Priority,
Says Agriculture Minister

Kingaroy’s Bjelke-Petersen Research Centre won’t be immune from the need to rein back spending

Council Community Grants Round Opens

Council Community Grants Round Opens

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the first round of funding offered under its Community Assistance Grant program for 2012/2013 is now open.

Watch Out For Potholes: RACQ

Watch Out For Potholes: RACQ

The RACQ is warning motorists to be wary of potholes and to keep their tyres adequately maintained after receiving almost 41,000 callouts to help motorists with flat tyres across Queensland so far this year.

Council Gives Go-Ahead To<br> $3.7m Sunnyvale Link Road

Council Gives Go-Ahead To
$3.7m Sunnyvale Link Road

The South Burnett Regional Council has given the green light to a controversial $3.7 million “link road” in the Sunnyvale land development in Kingaroy after a week of public consultation.

APN Share Slump Sparks ASX Query

APN News and Media – publishers of the South Burnett Times newspaper – has been quizzed by the ASX over why its shares have dropped in value, alongside an increase in the volume of share trading.

Man Mugged At Wivenhoe Dam

Police are asking for public help after a man was mugged at the Branch Creek Recreational Area at Lake Wivenhoe last night.

Water Off In Nanango Today

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the water supply in parts of Nanango will be shut off between 8:00am and 3:00pm today to allow repair work to take place.

Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Nanango hosted a visit today by Brisbane Broncos props Josh McGuire and Scott Anderson who travelled to the South Burnett for the semi-finals of the Anglo American Brisbane Broncos Wide Bay Rugby League Challenge.