Volunteers will be getting out in the South Burnett for Clean Up Australia Day
The Blackbutt Art Gallery will be celebrating its 17th birthday this year, and if the summer holiday season is anything to go by it should be a happy occasion.
Blackbutt’s favourite son, tennis great Roy Emerson, received a major award in the Australia Day Honours List on Saturday.
Blackbutt’s Aged Care Association needs to raise $50,000 in five months to make a $421,500 project a reality
A 30-year-old Blackbutt man charged with unlawful wounding after a stabbing incident in Blackbutt on Tuesday afternoon has been granted bail.
A Blackbutt man is being treated for stab wounds – and a 30-year-old man is being questioned by police – following an incident in Blackbutt on Tuesday afternoon
The South Burnett Regional Council will begin more major drainage upgrades in Blackbutt soon.
The Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association will no longer have to pay full rates to manage Blackbutt’s Memorial Hall.
Smoke billowing over Kingaroy on Monday afternoon came from a large fire burning in vacant land behind houses in Knight Street.
Firefighters remain at the scene of a vegetation fire burning near Spelling Gully Road at Googa Creek, south of Blackbutt.
Blackbutt celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Armistice on November 10 with a ball that attracted a stellar line-up of speakers and performers and drew more than 180 paying guests.
The past four years have been very special … marking the 100 years since the start of World War I, 100 years since the Gallipoli landing, and finally, 100 years since the Great War ended.
Blackbutt District Community Organisation held its inaugural Putt-a-Putt event at the Blackbutt Golf Club on Sunday.
Grey skies and a small shower in the morning had the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival a little worried on Saturday … but despite the gloomy start, the crowds “rolled” in.
It’s that time of the year again when usually sane people don’t only smash avocados, they toss them, roll them, juggle them … and yes, even eat them.
A 41-year-old Blackbutt man was charged on Friday with the alleged theft of four tonnes of avocados during 2017 and 2018.
Blackbutt, Nanango and Murgon are three of 18 rural towns selected for Town Entry Treatments (TET) by the Department of Transport and Main Roads as part of an effort to improve road safety.
Two men escaped with minor injuries after their Holden Statesman sedan crashed and caught on fire on the Blackbutt Range on Thursday afternoon.
Boondooma Dam levels are slipping dangerously close to the cut-off level when irrigators will be banned from taking water from the supply.
Blackbutt ran its first-ever Reconciliation Week celebration recently, and now organisers hope to make it an annual event.
It was a big night for the Nanango Show Society on Saturday … not only did they host the annual dinner for South Burnett show societies, but their entrants were also selected to represent the region at this year’s Brisbane Ekka.
A seven-year-old Blackbutt boy is being hailed as a “genuine little hero” by his mum after he managed to get his aunt out of a potentially dangerous house fire on Sunday afternoon.
Blackbutt axeman – and Aussie champion – Mitch Argent came third against the world’s best in the prestigious Stihl Timbersports Champions Trophy held in France at the weekend.
Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.