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Premier Takes A Punt On Kumbia

Premier Takes A Punt On Kumbia

The Kumbia Cup mightn’t stop a nation like its rival does in Melbourne, but it’s important enough to attract political heavyweights out and about on the campaign trail.

AGL Opens New Community Fund

AGL Opens New Community Fund

AGL has opened the first round of its new Community Fund, and is now calling for applications from community groups in Kumbia, Jandowae and Bell.

Good News … It’s Not Being Demolished

Good News … It’s Not Being Demolished

Kumbia residents can breathe a sigh of relief … the Peace Lutheran Church Hall is not going to be demolished after all.

Kumbia Celebrates Springtime

Kumbia Celebrates Springtime

Keen dancers will travel long distances to cut a rug, which the Kumbia Hall Committee proved at their recent Springtime Ball.

Police Put Rural Thieves On Notice

Police Put Rural Thieves On Notice

A project by the Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch group should make more than 600 rural properties throughout the South Burnett just a little bit safer.

A Wild Time In Ol’ Kumbia

A Wild Time In Ol’ Kumbia

Go west young man (and woman), go west! The traditional command was obeyed with gusto on Saturday night at the annual Kumbia Brain Drain.

$1177 Speeding Ticket In School Zone

$1177 Speeding Ticket In School Zone

A Victorian driver has been issued with a $1177 speeding ticket after he was pulled over on the Bunya Highway on Monday afternoon doing more than twice the legal limit in a school zone.

Samantha Earns A $1000 Bursary

Samantha Earns A $1000 Bursary

Samantha Crawford, from Kumbia, was presented with a $1000 Bursary in Brisbane last week

Act Fast To Get Your Cowboy On

Act Fast To Get Your Cowboy On

If you feel it’s time to get your cowboy on, the Kumbia Brain Drain Trivia Night is probably the best place to do it.

AGL Planning Community Grants Scheme

AGL Planning Community Grants Scheme

A group of about 20 Kumbia residents met at the Kumbia Hotel on Monday night to hear how AGL’s proposed Coopers Gap Wind Farm – and a community grants scheme that would come with it – could benefit the town.

Kumbia Gets Switched On

Kumbia Gets Switched On

A new mobile phone site to service the Kumbia area has been switched on by Vodafone Australia and Member for Maranoa David Littleproud.

AGL To Meet With Kumbians

AGL To Meet With Kumbians

AGL representative Clare Wilkes will be coming to Kumbia next Monday (July 17) to explain to local residents what community grants the company is likely to have available in conjunction with the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

Kumbia Flame Trees Stolen

Kumbia Flame Trees Stolen

One of the last acts planned by the Kumbia Progress Association before it folds at the end of the month was a project to replant some of the missing trees in the avenue at the northern entrance to town.

4G Coverage Coming To Kumbia

4G Coverage Coming To Kumbia

Kumbia will get better mobile phone coverage when a 4G small cell is installed there this week, Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch has announced.

School Salutes Jim’s Legacy

School Salutes Jim’s Legacy

The Kumbia community, and his many friends and relatives, were shocked when Jim Lenihan died suddenly in March 2015.

Safer Option For Kumbia Kids

Safer Option For Kumbia Kids

Kumbia State School students will have a safer route when walking to school, thanks to a new school crossing installed closer to the school gates.

Campdrafters Prepare For Busy Weekend

Campdrafters Prepare For Busy Weekend

The Kumbia and District Charity Campdraft Association are preparing for a big Easter weekend … and campdrafting fans are unlikely to be disappointed with their efforts.

Progress Association Grinds To A Halt

Progress Association Grinds To A Halt

Kumbia resident Steph Stevens may be smiling in the photograph – taken in the main street of the town earlier this week – but she’s not smiling inside.

Saddle Up Your Posse For Kumbia

Saddle Up Your Posse For Kumbia

Bookings have opened for this year’s famous Kumbia Brain Drain and tickets are apparently selling fast …

Everyone’s A Little Bit Irish!

Everyone’s A Little Bit Irish!

The Kumbia Hall supper room became a sea of green for the annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations on Sunday.

Santa Tees Off At Kumbia

Santa Tees Off At Kumbia

When Santa arrived at this year’s Kumbia Christmas Carnival on Sunday night in a golf buggy, no-one was surprised and few children seemed to care.

Water Problems In Kumbia

Water Problems In Kumbia

The South Burnett Regional Council is asking Kumbia residents to limit their water usage on Thursday and Friday.

98 Years Later, We Remember Them

98 Years Later, We Remember Them

Remembrance Day was commemorated with small ceremonies throughout the South Burnett on Friday.

Usain Misses A Win

Usain Misses A Win

The Age newspaper has suggested that Olympic athlete Usain Bolt was paid $500,000 to attend Thursday’s Oaks meeting in Melbourne.