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Aid For Glencoe Rural Brigade

The Glencoe Rural Fire Brigade at Durong is one of 13 Queensland groups who will receive support from the 2013 NRMA Community Grants program.

$210,000 Boost For Tourism Body

Southern Queensland Country Tourism – the organisation responsible for tourism promotion of the South Burnett, Toowoomba, Southern Downs and the Granite Belt – has been given a $210,000 grant by the State Government.

Highway To Motorcycle Heaven

Highway To Motorcycle Heaven

Hundreds of motorbikes “headed out on the highway” – the Bunya Highway, that is – on Sunday morning for a special Motorbike Festival.

Open Orchestra Evening

The South Burnett Community Orchestra will be holding an Open Orchestra Evening at the Uniting Church Hall in Alford Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm to around 8:30pm on Wednesday, August 14.

60-Year Tick For Farm Leases

60-Year Tick For Farm Leases

The State Government today announced major changes to the land tenure system in Queensland, opening the way for farmers and graziers to upgrade leasehold land to freehold land.

A Diamond Celebration

A Diamond Celebration

Cooyar couple Terez and Michael Kaponay celebrated their Diamond wedding anniversary on Saturday

QCWA August Report

QCWA August Report

The busy round of QCWA branch annual meetings has now ended with thanks given to those who have completed terms of office and a warm welcome to the members now taking up positions.

Big Sunday of Football Coming Up

Big Sunday of Football Coming Up

Barambah is hosting the 2013 Evolution Solar South Burnett Football League Semi Finals this Sunday in what will be a huge day of football at Murgon Showground.

Medieval Mayhem In Nanango

Medieval Mayhem In Nanango

It’s not every day that you’ll see knights, damsels (not in distress), vikings, samurai and the odd dragon wandering around outside an art gallery.

Saints Trounce Demons … Again

Saints Trounce Demons … Again

The South Burnett Saints notched up their third win of the Darling Downs AFL season on Saturday – and their second over the luckless Lockyer Valley

Jemima’s Award-Winning Style

Jemima’s Award-Winning Style

Kingaroy’s Jemima Larkin is “a wonderful, natural, warm and cheerful early childhood educator”, and now she has an award from the Rotary Club of Kingaroy to prove it.

Exhibition Draws Applause

Exhibition Draws Applause

A happy crowd descended on the Nimue Art Gallery last Saturday for the opening of a new exhibition

Farewell After 42 Years

Farewell After 42 Years

When Chris began as a “bag boy” at the Peanut Marketing Board, he had six weeks’ work

Four New Ambulances For South Burnett

Four New Ambulances For South Burnett

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has officially handed over four new ambulances to paramedics at the Kingaroy, Nanango and Yarraman ambulance stations.

Season Over For Blackbutt

Season Over For Blackbutt

Injury woes have forced Blackbutt to forfeit their knockout semi-final in the South Burnett Premier Rugby League competition which was to be played against Nanango at Wondai tomorrow afternoon.

Principal Pays A Visit

Principal Pays A Visit

Great results were achieved when Murgon State High School principal Greg Smith visited Cherbourg to speak with parents about their children’s progress.