TOOWOOMBA is receiving some much wanted rain though nothing spectacular, those to the city's north might be a little more fortunate.
A MOTHER found walking with a child on the side of a highway told police she was walking the 12km from Helidon Spa to Withcott to cash in a scratchie.
THE newly appointed Western Mustangs board is calling on all rugby league fans of the region to get behind a bold bid to put our team into the ISC.
A TOOWOOMBA man with a history of alcohol fueled street offending is copping larger and larger fines.
HE WAS on parole for drug trafficking so when he crashed his car police search the vehicle and found a significant amount of meth.
POLICE claim a 54-year-old man was shot in the hip during the alleged incident at a Curzon St home about 8pm Tuesday.
THE court found he had spent longer in custody than he would have at sentence and was released on probation.
HIS solicitor said his client had been pulled over for a random test and that there was nothing about his driving which had attracted police.
A MAN rescued by Queensland Fire and Emergency Service officers from a house fire in Harristown on Sunday has been charged with attempted arson.
THE magistrate found aspects of the police material objecting to the boy's application for bail contained offences which he had not committed.
Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.