Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 15, 2011

Avdulla Sticks with Stable
Byline: WARWICK BARR of AAP LOYALTY to the trainer will ensure Brenton Avdulla is comfortable with his choice of Coolmore Classic rides. Avdulla, maturing quickly as a big-race jockey, switches from Group One winner Melito to the Grahame Begg-trained...
Car Causes Crash Confusion; It's Been There since January
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A SMASHED-UP car at Dundathu is creating a headache for emergency services, with well-meaning drivers continually phoning in to report a crash on the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road....
Colton Mine Bought out by New Hope
Clementine Norton clementine.norton@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE future of the Colton mine is yet to be decided after its owner, Northern Energy Corporation, was bought out by a much larger company. Ipswich-based coal company New Hope...
Desperate Search Turns into a Horrific Reality
HOW IT UNFOLDED June 14, 2008 - Lisa Keem, 33, is reported missing. Police appeal for information about her disappearance. June 15, 2008 - A badly burnt body is found in a car in New South Wales bushland. June 16, 2008 - The body found near...
GUILTY OF MURDER Life for Murder of Wife; Determined Effort Tohide Body's Identity
Byline: Averyll Loft FOR NEARLY three years, Richard Giardina maintained he was innocent of murdering his estranged wife and dumping her body in bushland. But just minutes before he was to stand trial in the Maryborough Supreme Court yesterday...
Mat Reigns in Tinana Rain; Pascoe in No Mood to Slip Up
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au MOTHER Nature tried her hardest but she could not prevent Mat Pascoe from racing home to win the Queensland V8 Super Sedan Championship at Maryborough Speedway in Tinana. The Ipswich-based...
New Boys Unleashed as Bulldogs Take Big Win
ALL eyes were on Benji Marshall but it was fellow Kiwi Frank Pritchard who stole the show as Canterbury's aggressive off-season recruitment drive paid immediate dividends in the Bulldogs' 24-14 NRL win over Wests Tigers last night. Pritchard showed...
News Briefs
Boy airlifted after footy injury A 13-YEAR-OLD Murgon boy was airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital at the weekend after suffering a suspected neck injury while playing football at Gayndah. The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter transferred the boy and a...
News Briefs
Thief left almostempty-handed A THIEF found he was just about out of luck after breaking into a a home in Point Vernon between Friday and Monday. Hervey Bay police said a window was smashed at the Esplanade address, but the culprit had found...
NEW UNION FOR RUGBY IS PERFECT; Wide Bay Starts with Win
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au MARK Cassidy said he was determined to put Wide Bay back on the rugby union map when he agreed to coach the representative team. The Hervey Bay physiotherapist and his players have...
Sparx Set to Fly in Grand Finale
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au AZTECS Apaches are just one game away from making it a clean sweep in the Maryborough Softball Association senior women's competition. With the minor premiership already wrapped...
Speedy Arrival Twice as Nice for Family
Carlie Walker carlie.walker@frasercoastchronicle.com.au WITH both her babies in breech position, Tinana's Samantha Kittle was rushed into surgery for a caesarean, but the twins weren't willing to wait. About two hours after her waters broke...