January 2020

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 4:26 PM

Jim Brennan is eager to bring a wealth of knowledge to his new role as principal of St John’s.

See what the new principal has in store for St John’s

Jim Brennan is eager to bring a wealth of knowledge to his new role as principal of St John’s.

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 2:38 PM

From health professionals caught drug driving to Dad’s ‘smoking cones’ only hours before driving his children someplace, these are 20 of Roma’s drug and drink drivers.

20 Roma drug/drink drivers named and shamed

From health professionals caught drug driving to Dad’s ‘smoking cones’ only hours before driving his children someplace, these are 20 of Roma’s drug and drink drivers.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 4:59 PM

Community groups from Mitchell, Roma, Surat, Mungindi and St George will receive a share of $222,344 in funding from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Nine community groups to benefit from $222k funding

Community groups from Mitchell, Roma, Surat, Mungindi and St George will receive a share of $222,344 in funding from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 3:37 PM

From being spiked with meth at a 14th birthday party to assaulting someone because they didn’t have a cake plate, here are the odd excuses criminals have used.

Southwest locals' funniest excuses for committing crimes

From being spiked with meth at a 14th birthday party to assaulting someone because they didn’t have a cake plate, here are the odd excuses criminals have used.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 1:06 PM

New RACQ statistics have revealed the startling number who admitted to getting in the car with a driver they knew was over the legal limit.

Rural teenagers more likely to ride with drunk drivers

New RACQ statistics have revealed the startling number who admitted to getting in the car with a driver they knew was over the legal limit.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 12:31 PM

Maranoa Basketball has completed a busy off season with members participating in the annual Supercamp in Toowoomba.

Country kids show what they’re made of in basketball Supercamp

Maranoa Basketball has completed a busy off season with members participating in the annual Supercamp in Toowoomba.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 11:24 AM

Larissa Finlay and her daughters Olivia and Jayde are making wildlife printed scrunchies with 100 per cent of the proceeds going towards the firies.

Little girls with big hearts helping our heroes

Larissa Finlay and her daughters Olivia and Jayde are making wildlife printed scrunchies with 100 per cent of the proceeds going towards the firies.

Published a story 16th Jan 2020 9:26 AM

Find out if current mayor of the Balonne Shire is planning on running again.

Cr Marsh announces 2020 election plans

Find out if current mayor of the Balonne Shire is planning on running again.

Published a story 15th Jan 2020 5:53 PM

FROM cheating FIFO husbands to mullet-bearing cowboys, these are the worst southwest Tinder profiles The Western Star has uncovered.

Roma’s worst Tinder profiles revealed

FROM cheating FIFO husbands to mullet-bearing cowboys, these are the worst southwest Tinder profiles The Western Star has uncovered.

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