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Celebrating A Centenary Of Service

Celebrating A Centenary Of Service

There was plenty of emotion – plus some very enthusiastic musical performances  – when the Murgon RSL Sub-Branch celebrated its centenary in Murgon Town Hall on Saturday night.

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Nanango should prepare to welcome a steady stream of tourists in the years ahead, and residents should get used to the idea that many of them will be wearing lycra.

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

A takeaway food outlet, a community information centre and a good quality secondhand store are three of the most popular choices for new shops in Proston’s CBD.

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

The Bunya Highway was blocked near Murgon on Saturday night after a B-double loaded with bales of sugar cane mulch crashed into trees and caught on fire after striking cattle on the roadway.

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

A “quiet opening” planned for the new $64 million processing facility at Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory turned into a morning tea for more than 200 people at the complex on Friday morning.

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

The South Burnett Community Fun Day – a fundraiser for the LifeFlight Foundation – is on the move again … this time Nanango will be playing host!

Government Turns Down Irrigators

Government Turns Down Irrigators

Murgon businesses may face a recession as bad as one they faced in 2007-2008 when many had “For Sale” signs in their windows.

Africa Inspires New Exhibition

Africa Inspires New Exhibition

A one-month residency at Namibia’s national art gallery was a dream come true for artist Shan Wood.

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Aussie children’s author and poet Steven Herrick triggered some genuine “laugh out loud” moments when he visited St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy on Friday.

New Machine Slashes Waiting

New Machine Slashes Waiting

Waiting times at Cherbourg’s Containers For Change Container Refund Point have been slashed following the installation this week of a new counting machine at the facility.

Work Starts On Qantas Academy

Work Starts On Qantas Academy

The first sod was officially turned on Wednesday at the site of the new Qantas Group Pilot Academy at Wellcamp Airport.

Gift Turns Crazy Idea Into Reality

Gift Turns Crazy Idea Into Reality

A “crazy idea” to buy a large slice of Proston’s CBD became reality last week when a community group acquired ownership of seven shops in Blake Street

Derby Tops Off Cup Day

Derby Tops Off Cup Day

Saturday’s Nanango Cup race meeting drew the biggest crowd seen at Lee Park so far this year … and also one of the most unusual.

Arts Workshop Lights Up Silos

Arts Workshop Lights Up Silos

If you’re wondering what was happening at the Kingaroy peanut silos on Sunday night, the light show was all in the name of art

Pride And Sadness At Hall Of Fame

Pride And Sadness At Hall Of Fame

It was a proud – but sad – day for Cherbourg residents when Jeffrey “Mitta” Dynevor was inducted into the Queensland Boxing Hall of Fame.

‘Biggest Fan’ Visits Coopers Gap

‘Biggest Fan’ Visits Coopers Gap

Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham paid a return visit to the Cooper’s Gap Wind Farm on Thursday to inspect progress on the site.

South Burnett Shines At Awards

South Burnett Shines At Awards

The South Burnett has picked up two major awards at the regional finals of the Queensland Training Awards, held in Gatton on Friday night.

Cherbourg Steps In To Fill Gap

Cherbourg Steps In To Fill Gap

A Container Refund Point to fill the recycling gap left by the closure of the Re.Turn-It Express branch at Lifeline will open in Kingaroy in September.

Captains Do It Again For Relay

Captains Do It Again For Relay

Fundraising for the South Burnett Relay For Life committee’s 2019 campaign received a massive kick-along on Saturday night with the annual Dinner With The Captains in Kingaroy.

Domo Stories Recorded Forever

Domo Stories Recorded Forever

Lots of memories – and many stories – were shared in Cherbourg on Saturday with the official opening of the Domo Exhibition in the historical precinct.

Stonehouse Welcomes Travellers

Stonehouse Welcomes Travellers

More than 450 people from all over south-east Queensland travelled to Moore on Saturday for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the region’s oldest buildings up close.

Sun Shines For Rail Trail Festival

Sun Shines For Rail Trail Festival

The weather was perfect for this year’s family-friendly Murgon Rail Trail Festival on Sunday, and Murgon’s community groups turned out in force to support the event.

Falcons Swoop In Nanango

Falcons Swoop In Nanango

The Sunshine Coast Falcons confirmed their stranglehold on the QRL Intrust Super Cup on Sunday, trouncing Norths Devils in the match-of-the-round televised live from Nanango.

Are You Ready To Have Fun?

Are You Ready To Have Fun?

Sunny skies are predicted for Sunday which will be good news for the organisers of the second annual Murgon Rail Trail Festival and Marathon.

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