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New Group Provides Support For Carers

New Group Provides Support For Carers

A recently formed group which offers companionship and support for carers will meet again in Murgon and Kingaroy next week.

History Builds Strong Future

History Builds Strong Future

A Cherbourg mum was surprised when her young children began to question her about their family

Council Wins Award

Council Wins Award

For the fourth consecutive year, South Burnett Regional Council has been won a Bronze award for its Annual Report in the Australasian Reporting Awards.

Ratepayers To Get Four Bills A Year

Ratepayers To Get Four Bills A Year

The South Burnett Regional Council held its final Budget workshop today, with Mayor Wayne Kratzmann warning “hard decisions have to be made”.

Bruce Hwy Among Australia’s Most Dangerous

Bruce Hwy Among Australia’s Most Dangerous

Five sections of the Bruce Highway have been ranked among the top 15 most dangerous national highway links Australia-wide in a new report.

St John’s Says Thank You

St John’s Says Thank You

Kingaroy teacher Mrs Naomi Kotzur has received special recognition from St John’s Lutheran Primary School

Woman Knocked Over By Truck

A 65-year-old woman was taken to Murgon Hospital as a precautionary measure this morning after she was knocked over by a vehicle reversing at low speed in Lamb Street, Murgon.

Wests To Challenge Nanango At Home

Wests To Challenge Nanango At Home

This week’s Evolution Solar Football matches will see top-of-the table Nanango Panthers coming up against Wests in Kingaroy.

Thrashers In Dalby This Weekend

The South Burnett Thrashers rugby union team travelled to Highfields last Saturday to play their postponed Round 4 match against Highfields.

ABC Takes Snapshot Of Industries

ABC Takes Snapshot Of Industries

ABC Rural’s “Country Hour” dropped in on the South Burnett yesterday, with presenter Neroli Roocke presenting the popular lunchtime radio show live from Crane Wines on the Booie Range.

Phone Hackers Run Up $16,000 Bill

Phone Hackers Run Up $16,000 Bill

The not-for-profit CareFlight Group Queensland has been targeted by professional hackers who illegally penetrated the organisation’s phone system over the long weekend and ran up $16,000 worth of phone calls.

Big Thank You From Cadets

The 123 Army Cadet Unit has expressed its thanks to everyone who made their recent car boot sale in Nanango a success.

Kingaroy Students Pass The Acid Test

Kingaroy Students Pass The Acid Test

Students from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy have earned the right to compete in a regional chemistry competition after success in Toowoomba.

Applications Open For Volunteer Grants

Applications Open For Volunteer Grants

Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss has invited local volunteer groups to apply for funding from the Federal Government’s Volunteer Grants program.

25 Cattle Die In Crash

25 Cattle Die In Crash

Twenty-five head of cattle either were killed or had to be put down after a cattle truck rolled near Lower Wonga yesterday afternoon.

‘Colonial-Style’ Toilet Block At Yarraman

‘Colonial-Style’ Toilet Block At Yarraman

The Errol Munt Sport Reserve at Yarraman will be getting a much-anticipated upgrade in the coming weeks.

Toowoomba Council Worried By Carbon Tax

Toowoomba Council Worried By Carbon Tax

Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has expressed concern over the effect the incoming carbon tax is likely to have on local government, citing a 10 per cent increase in electricity costs within an estimated overall rise around 20 per cent.

Crown Drops Arson Charges

Two Cherbourg men who were held in custody for seven months have been released after the Crown dropped charges against them.

St Mary’s Cooks Up A Classic

St Mary’s Cooks Up A Classic

St Mary’s Catholic College senior drama students took on the challenging task of performing Macbeth

Elders Go Back To School

Elders Go Back To School

Grandparents from far and wide attended a special Grandparents Morning at St John’s Lutheran Primary School last week to experience what it’s like to be a student in the 21st century.

Pantry Banks On Volunteer Helpers

Pantry Banks On Volunteer Helpers

Mal Holmes is a man on a mission … he’s travelling from town to town to help set up food banks to assist the needy get nourishing food at an affordable price.

Our Best Towns To Suffer A Heart Attack

If you suffered a heart attack in the South Burnett, which towns would give you greatest chance of survival? And which towns would you prefer NOT to be in?

Red Ants Win Wondai Armwrestle

Red Ants Win Wondai Armwrestle

Blackbutt’s Ian “Bunny” Pearce Oval hosted three South Burnett Premier League matches on Saturday. The triple header featured clashes between Wondai and Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon, and Cherbourg and Blackbutt.

Kids Have A Ball With Music

Kids Have A Ball With Music

Kingaroy Junior Soccer Club is bringing the ZOVA music program to the South Burnett to help kids improve their football skills