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There’s Worse Ways To Die …

St Mary’s Catholic School’s P&F Association is promising a “taste of decadence” at its “Death by Chocolate” fundraising high tea next Sunday afternoon.

Help Available For Primary Producers

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh is urging primary producers severely affected by the current outbreak of bushfires in regional Queensland to make an Individually Disaster Stricken Property application.

Rural Firies Meet With Review Panel

Rural Firies Meet With Review Panel

Volunteers from a number of South Burnett Rural Fire Service brigades attended a meeting in Maryborough last night as part of a special Ministerial review into the RFS.

Thrashers Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Thrashers Celebrate 20th Anniversary

The South Burnett Thrashers rugby union club will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a dinner next Saturday (November 3) at the Booie Bello Vista … but if you’d like to go you’d better RSVP today

Glittering Night To Aid Hospital

Glittering Night To Aid Hospital

Kingaroy Rotary club is so pleased with the charity jewellery auction it hosted last weekend, it’s planning to do it all over again next year.

Low Crime Rates In South Burnett

Low Crime Rates In South Burnett

South Burnett residents live in one of the lowest crime areas in Queensland, an analysis of the annual Gympie Police District crime figures reveals.

Booubyjan Fire Still Burning

A fire which broke out yesterday morning at Booubyjan is still burning in inaccessible country but does not pose a risk to property.

Man Stole $50 From Workmate’s Purse

A man who stole $50 from the purse of a fellow worker at Kingaroy’s SupaIGA store has be sentenced to 80 hours community service and had a conviction recorded.

Trio Capped For Queensland

Trio Capped For Queensland

Three young South Burnett cricketers have been selected to play for the Queensland U12s schoolgirls team following Wide Bay’s victory in the two-day selection championships played at the weekend in Brisbane.

Crime Rises 6pc … But Not Here

Crime Rises 6pc … But Not Here

Crime increased by an average of 6 per cent across Queensland last financial year, but fell by 1 per cent in the North Coast Region (which includes the South Burnett) according to the Queensland Police Service’s 2011-2012 Annual Statistical Review.

Police Launch Phone App

Police Launch Phone App

Queenslanders will be able to report minor incidents to police at the touch of a button with the new Policelink phone app launched this afternoon.

‘Positive Impact’ From Pilot Project

The Queensland Early Intervention Pilot Project – an alcohol awareness and early intervention program which operates in Cherbourg – will be marking its second anniversary this week.

Local Breeders Top Show

South Burnett sellers did well at the Moreton Beef Classic Show and Sale held at Purga on October 18.

Large Fire In Allies Creek State Forest

Large Fire In Allies Creek State Forest

Bulldozers were called in this morning to put in breaks to control a fire burning in a State Forest near Wondai.

McArdle Blames Federal
Government For Power Debts

The State Government has blamed the debt levels of three of its government-owned corporations on the Federal Government and the Australian Energy Regulator.

Regional Food Group
Wants To Sign Up Farmers

The Southern Queensland Country Regional Food Network is seeking local farmers to fulfil the demand for regionally produced food.

Disaster Funding Deadline Looms

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has warned eligible primary producers, business owners and non-profit organisations that the deadlines for disaster assistance are fast approaching.

Eden Smashes A Ton

Eden Smashes A Ton

The South Burnett Cricket Association’s 2012-13 season of one-day matches returned with a bang on Saturday with Kingaroy RSL and Murgon Crusaders scoring solid victories.

Runners Pass It On

Runners Pass It On

A team of young Christian runners crossing Australia on a 3000km “baton relay” have stopped off in Kingaroy to interact with the local community.

Expo’s Coming To Town

Expo’s Coming To Town

Kingaroy business owner Kathy Cope is helping to bring Ipswich’s popular “The Homemade Expo” to Kingaroy

Council Wants To Buy $6m More Locally

Council Wants To Buy $6m More Locally

The South Burnett Regional Council will try to put an extra $6 million a year into the pockets of South Burnett businesses by introducing changes to its purchasing policy at November’s general meeting.

MP On The Road Again

State Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be visiting Maidenwell and Cooyar on Wednesday, November 7, and she is encouraging community members to come along and have a chat.

Ute Runs Off Highway

A 58-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged with a high-range drink driving offence after a crash on the D’Aguilar Highway at Moore yesterday evening.

Firies Kept Busy

Fire crews have been kept busy again today around the South Burnett.