Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 14, 2011

Car-Jack Victim Speaks out about Her Night of Terror
aI HAVE been in Hervey Bay for 14 years and, while I have always been security-minded, I never thought I would be sitting here talking to you about having been car-jacked. This has not only shaken me to the core it has also affected my family. Today,...
Explosion Sparks Nuclear Debate
CANBERRA: The Federal Government and the opposition have both refused to buy into a debate on nuclear energy following a massive explosion at a Japanese facility following the devastating earthquake and tsunami. But the Australian Greens said it...
HOWZAT FOR PAINFUL! Fielder Gets Smashed by Powerful Shot
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au HERVEY Bay cricketer Dave Able literally took one for the team at Urangan's Keith Dunne Oval on Saturday. The 41-year-old got smashed in the face by the ball while fielding for the...
Magistrate Despairs of Winding Up Case; and a Later Outburst He Didn't See Coming
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au MAGISTRATE Graeme Tatnell clutched his head in frustration as the saga of a Craignish man who has been waiting to be sentenced for 17 months continued in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court...
Meltdown Fears
JAPAN battled a feared meltdown of two reactors at a quake-hit nuclear plant yesterday, as the full horror of the disaster emerged on the ravaged northeast coast where more than 10,000 were feared dead. An explosion at the ageing Fukushima No 1...
Newsbriefs
Drive without alicence or rego A MARYBOROUGH man has been slapped with $1200 in fines after pleading guilty to a string of traffic charges. The Maryborough Magistrates Court heard Mark Ronald Olding, a fitter and turner, was on his way home from...
Premiers Draw First Blood; Villa Score Seven in Big Win
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au DOON Villa men's first division soccer player-coach Joel Neilsen said his players were looking sharp ahead of the opening round of the Fraser Coast League. He was on the ball. ...
Premier Way for New Year to Start; Goals Galore as Round One Starts with Huge Results
THE heavens opened during the first game of the 2011 Premier League hockey competition in Maryborough on Friday night. But it wasn't only the rain that poured in games featuring Fraser Coast teams over the weekend Co there was no shortage of goals....
Toll Likely to Hit 10,000
THE death toll from Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami is likely to exceed 10,000 in Miyagi prefecture alone, a regional police chief told reporters yesterday. Millions of Japanese were without drinking water or electricity on Sunday, surviving...