June 2019

Published a story 20th Jun 2019 8:18 AM

A MAN walking down the street caught with an anti-addiction opioid strip will front court next month charged with possessing dangerous drugs.

Man with anti-addiction meds charged for drug possession

A MAN walking down the street caught with an anti-addiction opioid strip will front court next month charged with possessing dangerous drugs.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 4:59 PM

A DOG had to be rescued from a submerged mini-van after it ran into a small dam on a rural Southern Downs property.

Dog's dam rescue after mini-van veers into water

A DOG had to be rescued from a submerged mini-van after it ran into a small dam on a rural Southern Downs property.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 4:56 PM

UPDATE: Two men have been taken to hospital after a serious collision between a truck and vehicle on the Warrego Highway this afternoon.

Man in serious condition from Warrego Highway crash

UPDATE: Two men have been taken to hospital after a serious collision between a truck and vehicle on the Warrego Highway this afternoon.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 4:21 PM

UNEMPLOYMENT across the Toowoomba local government area has dropped 0.3 per cent in the past quarter.

Jobless rate drops across Toowoomba region

UNEMPLOYMENT across the Toowoomba local government area has dropped 0.3 per cent in the past quarter.

Published a story 19th Jun 2019 3:35 PM

POLICE have clarified reports the driver of a hearse leading a funeral cortege towards a cemetery for burial was pulled over for a random breath test.

Hearse driver pulled over for RBT on way to cemetery

POLICE have clarified reports the driver of a hearse leading a funeral cortege towards a cemetery for burial was pulled over for a random breath test.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 4:29 PM

A MAN reported missing from a rural property has been found deceased by family members.

Family members' tragic find in search for missing man

A MAN reported missing from a rural property has been found deceased by family members.

Published a story 18th Jun 2019 4:15 PM

RURAL residents are being urged to keep watch on their communities for suspicious activities after a spate of break and enters which remain unsolved.

6 unsolved crimes across Toowoomba and region

RURAL residents are being urged to keep watch on their communities for suspicious activities after a spate of break and enters which remain unsolved.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 4:25 PM

TOOWOOMBA'S growing global reputation as a food and agribusiness hub will extend further next month with a New Zealand council delegation touring the region.

NZ eyes off Toowoomba's economic successes

TOOWOOMBA'S growing global reputation as a food and agribusiness hub will extend further next month with a New Zealand council delegation touring the region.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 4:21 PM

UPDATE: A MAN whose arms were severed in an horrific workplace accident at Ballandean on Monday remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Worker 'critical but stable' after horrific farm accident

UPDATE: A MAN whose arms were severed in an horrific workplace accident at Ballandean on Monday remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Published a story 17th Jun 2019 3:44 PM

ZIMMS Corner owner Olga Marr is determined to keep her service station trading as she awaits insurance assessments and the outcome of a police investigation.

Zimms Corner servo partially re-opens after fire

ZIMMS Corner owner Olga Marr is determined to keep her service station trading as she awaits insurance assessments and the outcome of a police investigation.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.