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Arts Festival Opens With A Flourish

Arts Festival Opens With A Flourish

A good crowd turned out at the Nanango Cultural Centre this evening for the official opening of Nanart, the annual Nanango Arts Festival.

Champion Results
For School Team

Champion Results<br> For School Team

Kingaroy State High School’s ag students have proven they can take on the best

Dancing Skills On
Display In Brisbane

Dancing Skills On<br>Display In Brisbane

Dance students from St John’s were thrilled to be asked to perform at a major Brisbane conference

Full Fields For Burrandowan Races

Full Fields For Burrandowan Races

Racegoers heading out tomorrow to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Burrandowan Picnic Races will enjoy the best of country racing in a five-race meeting.

Driver Fined For ‘Doughnuts’

A young man who admitted showing off to a mate by doing “doughnuts” at the Stuart River rest area, off the Bunya Highway, was fined $500 in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Man To Stand Trial
On Child Sex Charges

A 39-year-old former Kingaroy man – charged with four child sex charges – was committed to stand trial in the District Court when he appeared in the Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Students Up For The Challenge

Students Up For The Challenge

Students from eight local schools gathered at Nanango to challenge their science and engineering skills in a day-long competition presented by the University of Newcastle.

Over-Tyred? The Tattoo Needs You!

The Tractor Tattoo organising committee is on the hunt for old tractor tyres …

Graham House Celebrates
With A Free Sausage Sizzle

Graham House Celebrates<br> With A Free Sausage Sizzle

Graham House at Murgon is celebrating Community Centres Month – a time to recognise and celebrate the role that more than 1000 Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres throughout Australia play in their communities.

Ceremony To Remember
Victims Of Domestic Violence

A candlelit ceremony to remember the victims of domestic violence will be held at Mudjimba Women’s Safe House at Cherbourg on May 22.

MLA Seeks Four Directors

MLA Seeks Four Directors

Meat & Livestock Australia is seeking applications for four independent Directors to be appointed at the group’s Annual General Meeting.

Interested In Working In The Mines?

The Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE is giving South Burnett residents the opportunity this month to gain the safety qualifications needed to obtain a job in the mining industry.

Street Machines Shine At Nanango

Street Machines Shine At Nanango

The South Burnett Car Club’s annual Show & Shine Swap Meet attracted an array of classic street machines – and a few motorbikes – at the Nanango Rugby League ground on Sunday morning.

Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Soccer mums and dads have been working hard this week to repair damage to the Kingaroy Junior Soccer fields caused by car hoons on Friday night.

Kingaroy’s New Bus Timetables Unveiled

Kingaroy’s new town bus service – part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s “Enhancing Passenger Transport Project” – will be officially launched next Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Glendon Street bus stop.

Pork Slaughter Levy Rise No ‘Bacon Tax’

Pork Slaughter Levy Rise No ‘Bacon Tax’

An increase in the slaughter levy paid by pork producers that was flagged in last night’s Federal Budget isn’t a secret ‘Bacon Tax’ and will have no effect on the prices that consumers pay in the shops, Australian Pork Limited’s CEO Andrew Spencer said today.

Ex-Boxing Champ Has A Happy Future Planned

Ex-Boxing Champ Has A Happy Future Planned

Former Australian boxing champion Jim Stanley, 36, has told how life nearly flattened him for the count.

New Budget ‘A Major Disappointment’

New Budget ‘A Major Disappointment’

The Gillard Government has delivered a Budget of confusion that fails households, businesses and community groups, but adds $40 billion to net debt, Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss said today.

Police Can Take Action Over Signs

Police Can Take Action Over Signs

Political candidates – and their supporters – who deface or remove the roadside signs of their opponents could face criminal charges if caught.