Students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy have answered a call for “warm food for winter” by donating boxloads of foodstuffs this week to Centacare South Burnett.
The South Burnett Regional Council will gauge community feeling about selling 40 per cent of Kingaroy’s Sir Charles Adermann Park after an approach from St John’s Lutheran Primary School.
There were no gunfights (fortunately) or bar-room brawls, but about 160 cattle rustlers, outlaws, Injuns and western gals had wagonloads of fun at the Wondai Kindergarten’s Wild West bush dance on Saturday night.
The Kingaroy Town Hall was packed on Saturday night with Olympians … or at least would-be Olympians.
Rugby League player Amber Saltner, from Cherbourg, is in training camp in Brisbane after being selected to play for the Queensland Women’s representative side.
Most people would think you’d have to be bit crazy to volunteer to run 5330km along the Bicentennial National Trail for charity. But for ultra-distance runner Richard Bowles, it’s a very SANE thing to do …
The South Burnett played host this week to four visiting surgeons from Nagoya in Japan.
ABC Rural’s “Country Hour” dropped in on the South Burnett yesterday, with presenter Neroli Roocke presenting the popular lunchtime radio show live from Crane Wines on the Booie Range.
Students from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy have earned the right to compete in a regional chemistry competition after success in Toowoomba.
Mal Holmes is a man on a mission … he’s travelling from town to town to help set up food banks to assist the needy get nourishing food at an affordable price.
Blackbutt’s Friends of Cultcha arts group helped local residents celebrate Queensland Week by holding a mini-festival in the State’s honour today.
Kingaroy artist Celia O’Connor had an enthusiastic roll-up at the official opening of her solo exhibition “Snippets” at Kingaroy Art Gallery this evening.
The current regional tourism organisation promoting the South Burnett will cease to exist at the end of the month as the Southern Downs and Granite Belt merger moves a step closer, but the process seems to have claimed one more scalp.
Twelve years ago Kingaroy woman Josie Potter suddenly lost the use of her legs and her left arm. The symptoms grew worse over a period of just six hours. She couldn’t swallow and lost her eyesight …
Astronomer James Barclay is expecting between 300 and 500 people to pass through the doors of his observatory at Maidenwell today to observe the rare Transit of Venus.
It was cold and wet but they soldiered on … but what would you expect? They’re a Cadet Unit after all!
The hopes of the South Burnett will be resting on these young shoulders at the Wide Bay 47th Battalion Rugby League competition being played in Murgon this weekend.
Rain and a cold snap couldn’t cool the intense rivalry between fans at the huge Ford vs Holden Day held next door to the Cooyar Pub on Saturday.
A highset house on Hamilton Road in South East Nanango was completely gutted by fire this morning.
The winner of the 2012 Wondai Art Acquisitive is South Burnett artist Trish Erkens who was presented with a $1000 cash prize this evening at the official exhibition opening at the Wondai Gallery.