Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from October 19, 2011

Court Hears Bat Used after Fight in House
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A JURY is one step closer to deciding if a Hervey Bay man is guilty of a violent home invasion which left one man in hospital and others injured at Torquay last year. Yesterday Craig Donald...
DAD SET TO TAKE GEMMA ON RIDE OF HER LIFE; Wheelchair-Bound Teenager Lines Up for Triathlon Challenge Thanks to Town's Generosity
Byline: megan pope AN inspirational YouTube video has helped a 17-year-old Maryborough girl achieve what she thought was an impossible sporting dream. Gemma Weinheimer, who is wheelchair-bound as result of her battle with cerebral palsy, has...
Embracing Married Bliss; Rack Up a Few Years after the Nuptials and the Concept of Resting Your Head Next to Each Other Quickly Loses Its Appeal
DO YOU remember what it was like, when you started sleeping with your true love? The man of your dreams, the one you would promise your loyalty, your best years and your PIN number to? I'm not referring to the kind of asleepinga that involves swinging...
Flogging Gives Kiwis Plenty to Choux Over
RACING: Rekindled Interest has been heavily backed to win the $3 million Cox Plate following his impressive defeat of star New Zealander Jimmy Choux in a track gallop at Moonee Valley yesterday. The Jim Conlan-trained Rekindled Interest, to wear...
Picnic Race Meeting Seeks Corporate Identity
Byline: peter chapman A BOLD move to promote corporate hospitality packages for the 2011 Torbanlea Picnic race meeting has proved a winner with the local community. Almost 800 corporate guests have booked their tickets for this Saturday's annual...
See You at Our Only Meeting of the Year
WHEN it came to deciding if I was going to be a punter or not, I really didn't have a choice. Racing has been in my blood from the time I entered the world. My grandfather was a bookmaker, two of my uncles were jockeys and mum and dad loved going...
WE WERE HIT BY A TROPICAL CYCLONE; Winds Snapped Giant Trees like Toothpicks
THE FURY of Saturday night's thunderstorm was enough to snap tall trees in half a damage normally seen only in tropical cyclones. Dale Robin and Will Bernhardt, from Takura, surveyed the landscape behind their home yesterday, where seemingly sturdy...