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Mangan Mania At Nanango

If anyone told you this time last year that Nanango was a chance to win the South Burnett Evolution Football League premiership you would have given them an odd look.

Pulse Buys $6.25m Rehabilitation Centre

Pulse Buys $6.25m Rehabilitation Centre

Pulse Health – owners of the South Burnett Private Hospital in Kingaroy – have signed a $6.25 million conditional contract to buy a private rehabilitation hospital at Cooroy on the Sunshine Coast.

A Dingo Took My Town Name

A Dingo Took My Town Name

What is it with people naming things after Tingoora?

Great Football …
Shame About The Weather

Great Football …<br> Shame About The Weather

Spectators who braved the cold and rainy conditions in Kingaroy on Saturday enjoyed some of the most exciting senior rugby league played in the South Burnett this year.

Wet Weather Fails To Dampen Show Spirits

Wet Weather Fails To Dampen Show Spirits

Wet, cold weather on Saturday failed to dampen spirits at the 78th annual Blackbutt Show.

Senior Soccer Results

Senior Soccer Results

Full results of this weekend’s soccer fixtures …

A New Mayor … But
Nanango Still Unclear

A New Mayor … But<br> Nanango Still Unclear

The South Burnett work up this morning with a new Mayor and five re-elected councillors … with only the result in Division 1 (Nanango) still undecided.

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

Weekend Soccer Times

Weekend Soccer Times

There’s another full round of soccer matches being played this weekend in the South Burnett.

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
Kids Reach For Success

Books Help Cherbourg<br> 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.