Sculptors to start work on Roy Emerson statue

SCULPTORS will soon start work on a life-size bronze statue of tennis legend Roy Emerson.

Meat reaches new high and consumers feel the pinch

PRICE RISE: Kumbia butcher Brian Lenihan.

Meat reaches new high and consumers feel the pinch.

Kingaroy Hospital receives helping hand

SHINY AND NEW: Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary Inc. Treasurer members inspect the new patient medi-cab outside the Kingaroy Hospital Canteen.

Kingaroy Hospital receives helping hand from auxiliary.

Melanoma most common cancer among young Queenslanders

SLIP, SLOP, SLAP: Melanoma survivors Karen Willemse and Brett Otto.

Melanoma is now the most common cancer among young Queenslanders

Producers see new horizons as beef prices soar

The price for cattle has soared in the past month.

Producers see new horizons as beef prices soar

National Parks changes under fire

FEARS FOR FARMING FAMILIES: Nanango MP Deb Frecklington said she would fight the changes.

National Parks changes under fire from Deb Frecklington.

Nanango State School 150 year celebration this weekend

LOOKING BACK: Laura Morrison (front right) and Delvin Green (front, second from the left) in their Grade 1 class back in 1949.

Nanango State School celebrates rich history

Digging up more worries on proposed mine

OBJECTION: Kingaroy's Erika Chemnitz says the mine could be considered ridiculous if it wasn't such a serious issue. Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

Digging up more worries on proposed mine

Netballers shooting for excellence with new school program

YOUNG SPORTSWOMAN: Netballer Emma Stewart started with the netball School of Excellence program at Kingaroy State High School this year. Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

Netballers shooting for excellence with program

Warren Wintour thrust into the spotlight with comedy society

COMEDY SOCIETY: Father-daughter duo Warren and Brie Wintour hope to bring some fun and passion to a production of Little Shop of Horrors this year.

Warren thrust into the spotlight once again

Missing Crows Nest girl located safe and well

Police thank community for tireless efforts searching for girl, 13

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YOUR SAY: Did we celebrate our country on Australia Day?

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Australia is a “ lucky country” and we had opportunity to celebrate

EDITORIAL: Time to get tough on violent cowards

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Another alleged case of assault on an ambulance officer on weekend

MY SAY: Catholics deserve to get answers from the church

Cardinal George Pell should return to face the royal commission

OUR SAY: Cannabis law change sensible

Making cannabis for medicinal purposes legal is common sense

OPINION: Taking the grey area out of greyhound industry

TWILIGHT MEETING: Thursday racing at Grafton Greyhounds starts at the later time of 4.12pm today.

"Greyhound shoes" put our attitudes in perspective

WATCH: Crews continue search, friends share messages of hope

Prickett Park Aquatic Centre, Lamington Bridge ramp, Maryborough - Emergency Services are working together in searching the Mary River for a 25 year old male. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

"Thinking and praying for you brother," one friend wrote.

Students return to class following bomb threat

Police patrol Bremer State High School after a bomb threat was called in on Thursday morning.

Police did a sweep of the school and found nothing suspicious

Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power

GOING OFF GRID: Proposed electricity business mergers could see more remote communities take up solar.

5 gigawatts of solar power now installed across Australia

‘Leave their pumpkins alone’ says magistrate

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Man found with stolen watermelons fined $75 for trespassing

BREAKING: Kids dump stolen car at Caloundra, flee on bus

POLICE Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

Police searching for group of children at Caloundra

Repeat drink driver jailed, blows nearly 5 times the limit

DRINK DRIVING: Drivers put their own life and that of others at risk whenever they drink and drive.

A Coast drink-driver has been jailed after giving 0.245 reading

Baby injured in crash as mother fled police in NZ

Police found the five-month-old baby girl lying next to the crashed car after a police chase that reached speeds of 150kmh.

5-month-old girl found lying on road next to car after rollover

IronBoy Domenic battles Ultron, saves Sydney from baddies

Mission ready. Iron Boy (Domenic) with Captain Rhodes (Domenic’s brother Joseph)

A SERIOUSLY ill nine-year-old’s dream has come true.

Clive Palmer could face criminal case over aliases

Clive Palmer in the spotlight.

Palmer probe examining whether he used aliases in dealings with ASIC

BOMB THREAT: 29 schools in Queensland, NSW and ACT affected

More schools shut down after bomb threats telephoned in.

Cubs continue blood line for critically endangered species

Australia Zoo welcomes a litter of Sumatran tiger cubs.

Sumatran tiger bloodline continues with safe arrival of litter

David Bowie's son to become father for the first time

DAVID Bowie's son is set to become a father for the first time.

WATCH: Wild elephant goes on rampage in India

Residents claim the elephant destroyed 100 properties during melee

UK footballer pleads guilty to sex act with child

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrives at Bradford Crown Court, England, (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Sunderland footballer, 28, denies two other charges

New Zealand may be in direct path of looming cyclone

NEW Zealand may be in the path of a cyclone forming in the Pacific.

Johnny Depp in Donald Trump spoof film

Movie shows business mogul breaking hearts, making deals

Snap, crackle and pop into Bay cereal shop

SWEET TREAT: Main St’s Cereal Addiction sells more than 90 varieties of overseas-sourced pre-packaged breakfasts. Owners Lisa Murphy and Bernie Ryman opened the shop on Saturday.

Tourists can cure holiday blues with a bowl of cereal from home.

Baby declared dead, wakes up in time to avoid cremation

The baby was kept in an incubator for 23 days and removed against medical advice

“I really can’t understand how this miracle happened."

Gay men want the right to be dull and poorly dressed

Carson Kressley of TV show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy as he poses for a photo at the Melbourne Cup Carnival

"Some gay men are very, very boring and very badly dressed."

Air harvesting could be our freshest new industry

Collecting air with special harvesting nets. Photo: Facebook

Air 'connoisseurs' prepared to pay big dollars for the right stuff

Fuel is cheap...time to buy something silly?

SUPERCAR SHOPPING: Low oil prices are here to stay and hopefully cheap fuel too: how about that Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster you've always wanted?

Is now the perfect time to buy a heavy drinking supercar?

Kate Winslet won't boycott Oscars over lack of diversity

Kate Winslet is confident Leonardo DiCaprio will win an Oscar this year for his performance in 'The Revenant'.

Winslet wants to stand for women, support DiCaprio on Oscars night

Charlie Sheen blasts doctor who claimed to cure his HIV

Charlie Sheen has called a doctor "dangerous" after receiving treatment in Mexico for HIV.

'Dangerous' doctor's treatment used milk of arthritic goats

Jo Beth and Laurina not seeing eye to eyebrow

Jo Beth Taylor at first sight of the challenge

The simple truth is, all contestants are tired and hungry

Deadpool: He’s not so ‘super’ but he’s a hero

MASKED: Brianna Hildebrand and Ryan Reynolds in a scene from the movie Deadpool.

Deadpool is a funny movie thanks, in large part, to Ryan Reynolds.

MOVIE REVIEW: Haute-couture comedy a winner

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Penelope Cruz in a scene from the movie Zoolander 2.

THE most ridiculously good-looking people are back in Zoolander 2.

JK Rowling to release new Harry Potter book in July

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be published later this year

Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure road test review

OLD ICON: Land Rover sends its Defender 4x4 - in production since 1948 - out with a bang with desirable Heritage and Adventure models. Marvellous, Old Boy.

A fitting farewell for an automotive icon

Social media shaming is on ‘the edge of bullying’

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Do you know the affects of naming and shaming on Facebook has?

Quick trip to town for dog food leaves man without licence

Man pleaded guilty to one count of driving without interlock device

Coles dumps most annoying part of self-serve checkout

Self service checkouts, annoying yet convenient.

Unexpected item at self-serve checkouts? Those days could be over

Acorns: Is it this new Uber of financial world?

Acorns is one of the most popular Fintech apps in the United States

Bechtel selling wacky and wonderful items in Gladstone

NEED a steel igloo? What about a ute or an SUV? Find it all here.

Instagram offers same multiple account move as Twitter

An Instagram feed shown on an iPhone 4s.

The social media platform made this announcement this morning.

Rise in job ads points to employment growth to come

For the year to January, job ads increased by 10.8%

Could refugees fill the gaps left by mining downturn?

POSSIBLE SOLUTION: Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry believes serious consideration should be given to settling refugees in regional areas.

Inviting refugees to regional areas could fill hole left by mines