Reconciliation Week is all about sharing stories and experiences, which is exactly what dancer James Doyle did with candour and humour in Blackbutt on Saturday.
Age may be starting to take its toll on the Blackbutt Show Society’s members but public enthusiasm for the 85-year-old Blackbutt Show gives no sign of fading any time soon.
A group of 40 university students will be visiting Blackbutt in June to do 160 hours of volunteer work for the town’s community groups in a single morning.
A driver escaped injury when a loaded B-Double cattle truck overturned on the D’Aguilar Highway between Yarraman and Blackbutt on Wednesday morning.
South Burnett Unpacked 7 was more like South Burnett “soaked” in Blackbutt on Saturday morning but that didn’t stop volunteers from a dozen or so tourist places spruiking their delights.
Blackbutt will host Nanango in the Grand Final of the South Burnett B Grade cricket competition on Saturday after the Scorpions despatched Kumbia in the Preliminary Final last weekend
More than 20 volunteers turned up on Sunday for the Blackbutt-Benarkin Lions Club’s “Clean Up Australia Day” event.
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.