Five stories you may have missed this week
IT’S been a busy week around the region, so here’s some of our biggest news you might have missed.
Catch up on these best five news items:
1. Beloved councillor and deputy mayor dies, aged 88:
The community is in mourning after the passing of a former deputy mayor and councillor who battled Parkinson’s disease for 18 years.
2. Meet Dalby’s little battler, Jasper Bell:
Just a week after starting prep, six-year-old Jasper Bell was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening disease.
3. State Government’s plans to send toddlers to school:
The new KindylinQ program will see three-year-old children from select schools across the state attend school as an overhaul to early education.
4. Dalby kept up the celebrations for Melbourne Cup day:
The real Melbourne Cup day may have been some 1500 kilometres away, but that didn’t stop Dalby from pulling out all the stops to share in the celebrations.
5. Drug driving learner driver caught out three times:
A young driver held back tears as she fronted Dalby Magistrate Court for several drug driving charges.