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Mon 19 Aug 2019

Seniors to kick up heels for their big bash

premium_icon Seniors to kick up heels for their big bash

THEY'RE the epitome of country resilience and August is all about the Southern Downs' older generation.

'Very disappointing': Sprints start banner swiped

premium_icon 'Very disappointing': Sprints start banner swiped

SENSELESS theft leaves volunteers scrambling and forces racing to get off to a late start at Leyburn.

Giving gift of music to drought's forgotten victims

premium_icon Giving gift of music to drought's forgotten victims

WHILE families battle to support their farms through the big dry, a program rolled out in Warwick is giving children an escape outlet.

Fireys battling border blaze

Fireys battling border blaze

Firefighters are contending with a blaze burning near the Queensland and New South Wales border.

Why a dusty haze is sweeping across Warwick

premium_icon Why a dusty haze is sweeping across Warwick

A ROLLING blanket of dust is extending as far north as Charleville with haze expected to hang around Warwick into tonight.

Colourful characters and their caravans in town for Sprints

premium_icon Colourful characters and their caravans in town for Sprints

THESE punters are "living the dream” in their magical, retro-fitted camper vans.

Drought coordinator reveals why farmers aren't accessing aid

premium_icon Drought coordinator reveals why farmers aren't accessing aid

EVEN in the face of critically low water supplies, a couple of key issues are preventing some producers from asking for help.

Warwick teen totals vehicle after slamming into pole

premium_icon Warwick teen totals vehicle after slamming into pole

TURN at major intersection goes horribly wrong for 17-year-old boy.

Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

premium_icon Work goes begging as welfare trial fails

A TRIAL allowing dole recipients to earn thousands of dollars without losing a cent of welfare has been a spectacular flop.

Labor rank and file push for right to die laws

premium_icon Labor rank and file push for right to die laws

Labor members are planning a move to force the Palaszczuk Government to bring in voluntary-assisted dying laws before next year’s State Election.

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Leyburn police happy motorists are getting the DD message

premium_icon Leyburn police happy motorists are getting the DD message

Police conducted hundreds of random breath tests at the sprints.

'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

premium_icon 'We don't cry out for help until situations are horrid'

THEY are the angels of the outback, the hands of heaven reaching out to more than 2300 families facing a drought-ravaged hell.

Disorderly behaviour on major road leads to a $400 fine

premium_icon Disorderly behaviour on major road leads to a $400 fine

WOMAN gets fined for disorderly conduct outside the police station

Experiences of Vietnam Vets now helping current soldiers

premium_icon Experiences of Vietnam Vets now helping current soldiers

SPEAKER at Vietnam Veterans Day has served in 12 countries during 25 years in the armed services.

Fight in Leslie Park seen from the cenotaph by police

premium_icon Fight in Leslie Park seen from the cenotaph by police

WARWICK man issued with two infringement notices after fight in Leslie Park.

Man injured after coming off bike on Southern Downs

premium_icon Man injured after coming off bike on Southern Downs

BRISBANE man ends up in hospital after bike crash late Saturday.

GALLERY: Country charm drives crowds in to Leyburn Sprints

premium_icon GALLERY: Country charm drives crowds in to Leyburn Sprints

LEYBURN lit up with laughter during the first day of the Sprints weekend. See if you got snapped!

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Sprints stay true to social heart 12 years on

premium_icon Sprints stay true to social heart 12 years on

PREVIOUS committee member makes the long flight home to see what has changed.

Siblings sprint since before they could walk

premium_icon Siblings sprint since before they could walk

THERE'S nothing like a bit of healthy rivalry to keep you on track!

Teen sprints ahead to join in family famous legacy

premium_icon Teen sprints ahead to join in family famous legacy

BLINK and you'll miss it! Childhood fun races into driving future

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