Wondai’s annual Autumn Garden Expo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month … and the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s April exhibition is designed to ensure no-one forgets the Expo is on in just a few weeks time.
It was cut back to two days – and rain brought the competition to an early end – but both riders and spectators still had heaps of fun at the Kumbia Campdraft at the weekend.
The newly formed South Burnett branch of the LNP held its first official function on Wednesday night, a meet and greet with Health Minister Lawrence Springborg at Ringsfield House in Nanango.
Some of the most unlikely people will be going “behind bars” this week, doing time to stop youth crime and helping out the South Burnett PCYC.
The Easter long weekend always attracts a horde of visitors to the South Burnett … and this year has been no exception.
Nanango’s Easter Races attracted a big crowd on Saturday eager to have fun on a holiday weekend.
“It’s our heritage and we have virtually nothing left … we should either protect it or just give up and put a highway through it.”
Some of the oldest storytellers in the world will soon be using some of the latest technology to tell their stories, thanks to a digital media project starting soon in the South Burnett.
Former Kingaroy High School student Christian Bjelke-Petersen isn’t reining in his ambitions … but he has no intention of following his dad or grandad into politics, either
The best young rugby league players in the Wide Bay area turned out in Kingaroy on Sunday to play two representative games in front of a good crowd at TJ O’Neill Oval.
“The aim of the game wasn’t to make money, it was to lift everyone’s spirits” … and the 2013 Goomeri Show on Saturday definitely did that!
Netball’s booming in the South Burnett … there’s a new combined competition running and now the Nanango Club has new-look courts, courtesy of a $51,000 grant from the local Heritage Community Branch in Nanango.
Five medical students who have signed up to take a “long look” at the South Burnett received a warm welcome at a community meet’n’greet held in Kingaroy this week.
Do you remember collecting all those stickers from the supermarket to help local schools? Well, it’s worked …
The South Burnett Musical Comedy Society is getting excited … the group is bringing the famous musical “Oliver!” to the South Burnett this year and they want to make it truly spectacular.
Farming areas on all sides of Murgon were devastated by 2013’s trio of floods but the disasters couldn’t stop the annual Murgon Show going ahead on Saturday.
Yarraman’s Royal Hotel was awash with mohawks, skinheads and crazy coloured hair on Saturday but no one seemed to mind.
Kingaroy RSL dominated the 2013 A Grade South Burnett competition and their form didn’t let them down during the Grand Final against the Nanango Scorpions.
Blackbutt arts group The Friends Of Cultcha celebrated a milestone when they held their 12th annual Gala Night at the Blackbutt Community Hall on Friday.
Kingaroy’s Brenda Langford probably didn’t think when she started making hand-crafted candleholders last October that she’d soon be selling them to customers in the United States.
Wondai’s CBD will be transformed later this year when the South Burnett Regional Council implements the first stage of an ambitious “Village Green” redevelopment of the town centre
Organisers of the Proston Show breathed a sigh of relief at the end of Saturday … the show had gone off without any hitches despite storm clouds threatening.
The water has risen to within feet of your door, your water is disconnected, sounds like a disaster?
The Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal has received a massive boost from CROW-FM’s “Radiothon” auction … taking the total so far raised for South Burnett farmers to $35,000.