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Nanango Vote Too Close To Call

Nanango Vote Too Close To Call

The final make-up of the South Burnett Regional Council is up in the air with a close race in Division 1 making it almost impossible to split three candidates.

Soggy Weekend Causes Cancellations

The rain has caused the cancellation of a number of events around the South Burnett today, including the Manumbar Campdraft and junior soccer

Bowman Competes With Queensland’s Best

Bowman Competes With Queensland’s Best

Young Bowman Button, 13, is a very talented kid … dancer, footballer and rodeo star

Community Grants Kick In To Help Red Ants

Community Grants Kick In To Help Red Ants

Rugby League fans who attend this Saturday’s triple header of A Grade games in Kingaroy are in for a surprise when they take a look at TJ O’Neill Oval – particularly if they haven’t visited it for a while.

Books Help Cherbourg<br> Kids Reach For Success

Books Help Cherbourg
Kids Reach For Success

Did you know that by simply reading to your child for 15 minutes a day you can help “wire” their brain for learning?

Hoopert Returns Triumphantly To Kilcoy

Hoopert Returns Triumphantly To Kilcoy

Former South Burnett jockey Jason Hoopert returned triumphantly to Kilcoy on Anzac Day … the first time he’s ridden at the track since an horrific race fall there in July 2006.

Jail Catches Up With Blackbutt Man

A Blackbutt man who pleaded guilty to a string of charges dating back to 1995 was sentenced to 21 months jail in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Power Station Guaranteed To 2030 … At Least

Power Station Guaranteed To 2030 … At Least

Continued upgrades and maintenance programs at Tarong Power Station are ensuring the ongoing, reliable operation of the power station past its design life.

Memerambi Homes ‘Not For Refugees’

South Burnett Regional Council has felt moved to scotch widespread rumours – or conspiracy theories – that have been floating around for some time that new homes being built at Memerambi are intended to house refugees.

Man Jailed For Fuel Drive-Offs

Man Jailed For Fuel Drive-Offs

A man pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to a total of 30 offences, all committed since he was released from jail on January 27 this year.

City Slicker Fined After Cattle Escape

A city slicker who was looking forward to setting up his own mini-farm in the South Burnett was fined $1500 after he admitted moving three cattle without a travel permit.

League Triple Header In Kingaroy

Rugby League fans are in for a treat this weekend with a massive triple-header being played at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.

Red Shield Appeal Needs Collectors

Red Shield Appeal Needs Collectors

The Salvation Army is looking for extra volunteer collectors in the South Burnett for this year’s annual Red Shield Appeal.

Colourful Night Of Culture

Colourful Night Of Culture

The Rotary of Club of Kingaroy joined together with the Filipino-Australian Friendship Caring Group on Saturday to bring a night of traditional food and entertainment to Kingaroy.

South Burnett Youth Choir<br> Shines At Brisbane Festival

South Burnett Youth Choir
Shines At Brisbane Festival

The South Burnett Youth Choir took part in the prestigious Next Generation Sings choral festival in Brisbane.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 1

Junior Soccer Results – Round 1

Junior soccer returned with a carnival atmosphere at Wondai at the weekend.

South Burnett Turns Out<br> In Force For Anzac Day

South Burnett Turns Out
In Force For Anzac Day

Thousands of South Burnett residents gathered in towns and villages throughout the region today to mark Anzac Day.

A Connection With The Past …

A Connection With The Past …

Sir William Glasgow – soldier, politician and diplomat – inspects returned men gathered at Kingaroy’s War Memorial in 1932.

Farmers Call For Register<br> Of Foreign Land Holdings

Farmers Call For Register
Of Foreign Land Holdings

The National Farmers’ Federation has called for the establishment of a foreign land register to achieve “greater transparency” about investments made by foreign interests in Australia.

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

AGL Action Rescue’s Bundaberg and Maroochydore helicopters were called out to the South Burnett again this afternoon … this time to attend a two-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway, south-east of Goomeri.

$208,060 For Early Intervention Youth Service

The Cherbourg-Murgon Reconnect program will receive $208,060 in federal funding for 2012-13.

QFF Says New Electricity Tariffs<br> Could Cause Farm Costs To Soar

QFF Says New Electricity Tariffs
Could Cause Farm Costs To Soar

Queensland Farmers Federation President Joanne Grainger says flaws in the electricity tariff reforms being proposed by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) could be dire Queensland farmers.

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

A smash on the D’Aguilar Highway between Kingaroy and Nanango, which occurred about 8:20am, closed the highway to traffic this morning.

Wests & Nanango Put<br> On An Exciting Display

Wests & Nanango Put
On An Exciting Display

The 1st Division match between Wests and Nanango on Saturday evening was the game everyone was waiting for … and the two sides did not disappoint.