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Thu 16 May 2019

Thousands pre-poll ahead of election day

Thousands pre-poll ahead of election day

AS Australians prepare to head to the polls tomorrow, voters in the seat of Maranoa have already jumped on the chance to have their say.

Wed 15 May 2019

Students get involved in celebration of rural nurses

Students get involved in celebration of rural nurses

The future of rural health joined their rural nursing colleagues to celebrate International Nurses Day in Charleville.

Comedians are on a jaunt to the bush

Comedians are on a jaunt to the bush

Funny As Folk comedy trio will hit the stage in Charleville next week.

Your handy guide to the Charleville Show

Your handy guide to the Charleville Show

This year, the show program is bursting at the seams, with an activity or exhibit for everyone.

Plea for help to clothe mother and daughter following fire

Plea for help to clothe mother and daughter following fire

After losing her worldly possessions and the ashes of her late son in a freak house fire, a woman is pleading for help to clothe her and her infant daughter.

Tue 14 May 2019

Pilot walks away from powerline collision unscathed

Pilot walks away from powerline collision unscathed

The local chopper pilot and contract musterer took himself to hospital after reporting the incident to CASA.

Aussie Helpers lend a paw to bilbies after recent break-in

Aussie Helpers lend a paw to bilbies after recent break-in

The local charity has gone from helping farmers to cute critters, after the Charleville Bilby Experience was robbed last week.

Wilful damage and drug charges: crime wrap for Cunnamulla

Wilful damage and drug charges: crime wrap for Cunnamulla

Fortnightly wrap of police activity in the Cunnamulla area.

Outback Seniors Games brings out competitive side

Outback Seniors Games brings out competitive side

Senior citizens come from far and wide for annual outback games.

Congratulations to the Miss Showgirl winners

Congratulations to the Miss Showgirl winners

Miss Showgirl, Junior Showgirl and Rural Ambassador winners crowned on Saturday.

Warrego MP calls to save taxi subsidy scheme

Warrego MP calls to save taxi subsidy scheme

The Palaszczuk Government plans to axe the Taxi Subsidy Scheme with disabled people feeling the crunch.

Mon 13 May 2019

Drillham shake it all about at Mother's Day Dance

Drillham shake it all about at Mother's Day Dance

The little country hall came alive with people of all ages in the mood for a good dance.

Why the major parties forgot about the Maranoa

Why the major parties forgot about the Maranoa

Largest and safest electorate in Queensland misses campaign trail.

Sun 12 May 2019

BUSTED: Home raids take down drug network

BUSTED: Home raids take down drug network

Special drug enforcement operation uncovers several key suspects.

Sat 11 May 2019

Driver crashes car after 'driving crazily'

Driver crashes car after 'driving crazily'

Emergency services have responded to an incident on Bagot Street after a man was reportedly driving recklessly down the road, causing a crash.

Fri 10 May 2019

Grazier's $6m gift to charity

Grazier's $6m gift to charity

A Queensland grazier donates more than $6 million to RFDS.

Robot dog MiRo has joined Cunnamulla Library this week

Robot dog MiRo has joined Cunnamulla Library this week

All the school kids in Cunnamulla attended the workshops for the new robot dog, Miro this week.

What do you say to a Mother after she's lost her baby?

What do you say to a Mother after she's lost her baby?

Mum reveals the heartache for some as Mother's Day approaches.

Thu 9 May 2019

Bush teachers supported with learning hub

Bush teachers supported with learning hub

The Centre for Learning and Well-being, a support hub for southwest teachers, has opened in Roma.

Mother's heartache after losing child's ashes in blaze

Mother's heartache after losing child's ashes in blaze

Mother loses everything in house fire, including the last precious reminders she had of her late child.

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