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Fri 12 Jul 2019

Sports fan critically injured at races

Sports fan critically injured at races

A long life in Dalby nearly came to an untimely end for Irishman Thomas Cussen

Family's devastation after pound re homes beloved pet

Family's devastation after pound re homes beloved pet

The Williams family have taken to social media to plead with adopted owners to 'bring our Billy back'

Music and family makes his world go 'round

Music and family makes his world go 'round

Music means the world to artist Josh Arnold, but his family will always come first in his eyes.

Artist excited to bring culture to the region

Artist excited to bring culture to the region

Katie Noonan has described the 2019 Opera at Jimbour as a 'killer' show as staff prepare for the masses to arrive.

Generous donation helps keep Dalby's streets warm

Generous donation helps keep Dalby's streets warm

Handmade donations from Brisbane will be generously gifted to the families doing it tough this winter.

Foundation provides respite through fun and play

Foundation provides respite through fun and play

The Endeavour Foundation works to provide the best of both worlds for children with intellectual disabilities and their parents.

Celebrating 25 years of Dalby's most dramatic

Celebrating 25 years of Dalby's most dramatic

Actors, playwrights, and directors from throughout Queensland will be heading to the Little Players Theatre for the annual Dalby Drama Festival.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Employment opportunities drop as power prices surge

Employment opportunities drop as power prices surge

Warrego MP Ann Leahy has blamed the rising unemployment rate in the Downs on surging electricity prices.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Break and enter victim begs thieves to return her pets

Break and enter victim begs thieves to return her pets

Gutless thieves steal local woman's pet birds in heartless robbery.

Former world record holder charged with stealing frozen food

Former world record holder charged with stealing frozen food

From breaking into the Guinness World Record books to breaking into the local bowls club freezer to steal food...

Driver charged after hitting six-year-old on Middle Street

Driver charged after hitting six-year-old on Middle Street

A man in his late 20s pleaded guilty in Chinchilla's Magistrate Court to driving without due care and attention causing harm.

Opera at Jimbour will delight music lovers from near and far

Opera at Jimbour will delight music lovers from near and far

'It's great to see the community come together in celebration of talented classical music... I can't wait to see where this event goes next.'

Chinchilla girls impress at Football Qld Community Cup

Chinchilla girls impress at Football Qld Community Cup

Proving they're a cut above the above the rest, two young players chosen to trail for SWQ Thunder Women's team.

Over 1000 charges laid after mass drug bust

Over 1000 charges laid after mass drug bust

34 people have been charged overnight with over 1000 drug-related offences, including possession and supply for dangerous drugs, and possession of firearms.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Farewell to Tara community crusader, Bobby Peck

Farewell to Tara community crusader, Bobby Peck

A man who dedicated his life to improving the well-being of many.

Beloved burger joint is here to stay

Beloved burger joint is here to stay

The iconic cafe is back in action with a new owner but the same Sharpy's service we all know and love.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Chinchilla's tick outbreak spreads

Chinchilla's tick outbreak spreads

Despite the recent outbreak a Biosecurity Spokesman said this incursion will not affect the Western Downs' tick-free status.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

The future is now with new electric vehicle charging station

The future is now with new electric vehicle charging station

Dalby is leading the way for the region with the introduction of the Western Downs' first electric vehicle charging station

Police officer's warning not to use a phone behind the wheel

Police officer's warning not to use a phone behind the wheel

Local police officer would 'fully support' tougher penalties for distracted drivers after seeing phones used behind the wheel daily.

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