Frustration over the number of young people killing themselves – and drug use in the community – spilled over at a public forum held at Cherbourg on Tuesday afternoon.
Visitors gathered under overcast skies on Sunday afternoon at the Moore-Linville Cemetery to honour a special pioneer of the district.
Overall numbers at this year’s Kingaroy Show were up on 2019, which has Show Society president Craig Lucas feeling pleased.
Kingaroy Show will be back bigger and better than ever this weekend!
A special morning tea was held at Kingaroy’s ambulance station on Thursday morning to farewell long-serving paramedic David Bruce.
Crime trends in the South Burnett are actually “pretty good”, the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce’s April Meet’n’Greet was told on Tuesday night.
The grandstand at Wondai Showgrounds will be demolished soon as the first step in a long-term Council project to carry out a major upgrade of the showgrounds’ facilities.
Any suggestions Anzac Day commemorations are losing public support were blown away in the South Burnett on Sunday.
Anzac Day falls on a Sunday this year – and the public holiday is Monday – but that’s not stopping all the traditional commemorations occurring on April 25.
As many car parking spaces as possible, no garden beds in the middle of the road, leave the footpaths as is and DEFINITELY no roundabout.
South Burnett Regional Council will face a deficit of $4.65 million this year and could face an even higher deficit next year unless it undertakes urgent budget repairs.
Gardeners – obviously suffering Garden Expo withdrawals! – were keen to head back to Wondai at the weekend to make up for lost time.
The lucky winner of the recent Kingaroy Rotary car raffle drove away in his new Mitsubishi Mirage on Saturday morning.
Preparations are gearing up for the 2021 Kingaroy Show with the sashing of Miss Showgirl and the Rural Ambassador on Friday night.
Drought-affected farmers have been invited by Kingaroy Rotary to come along and enjoy a free barbecue in the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt next Thursday (April 22).
Hundreds of motorists would drive past the bottle tree on the corner of Hivesville’s Memorial Park every day, but few would have any idea why that tree is there.
Nanango showgoers have given retiring president Les Schloss a right royal send-off, flocking to the 112th Nanango Show in huge numbers.
South Burnett Regional Council is weighing up increasing some basic sewerage charges in next year’s Budget.
Nanango Show is celebrating its 120th birthday this weekend – and the festivities are going to be huge!
A plan to upgrade a 2km section of Kingaroy’s Youngman Street was approved at the South Burnett Regional Council’s Infrastructure standing committee meeting on Wednesday.