Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from November 26, 2009

18-Year-Old Picked Up Girl, 13, for 'Rough' Sex
Byline: Rae Wilson AN 18-YEAR-OLD who used fluffy black novelty handcuffs to tie a 13-year-old Hervey Bay girl to his bed to have "rough" consensual sex walked away with community-based orders when he faced court. The Sunshine Coast man, now...
Drink-Driver Skips Bus and Heads Back to Car
Byline: Loretta Bryce A REPEAT drink-driver described by a magistrate as "a danger to the public" will be behind bars for the next six months and off the road for at least five years. Cassandra Lee Davidson cried as she was led into the dock...
Fraser Coast in the Year 2031
IT IS post-amalgamation reality and it is also a post-amalgamation vision. The Fraser Coast council faced up to the year 2031 yesterday when it placed the region's sustainable growth strategy in the capable hands of town planning consultants Buckley...
Hazel Fighting for Life; Struggle for Grandma to Get Treatment
Byline: Averyll Loft A MARYBOROUGH grandmother says her life is a "living nightmare" because of the severe shortage of dialysis availability on the Fraser Coast. Hazel Macdonald, who owns Bouganvillia Dell Nursery, was given the option earlier...
Minnie's Masterpiece; Painting May Be Priceless
Byline: Averyll Loft ART EXPERTS from overseas are preparing to travel to Maryborough to try to authenticate what is believed to be a $1 million painting of 18th-Century artist William Hogarth. The painting, believed to be a self-portrait, dated...
Missie's Too Hot to Handle
Byline: Richard Harvey THE WEATHER was hot and so was Missie Linder. Trained by Tiaro's Kevin Bryan, the dog ran an impressive 26.73sec to race to an impressive win at Bundaberg's Thabeban Park. Missie Linder obliterated all opponents on the...
Nathan Ready to Pass Test at Gabba
Byline: Richard Harvey IT'S SET in stone what Terry Hauritz will be doing today and it has nothing to do with his trade. The Hervey Bay concreter will be at the Gabba in Brisbane watching his 28-year-old son Nathan playing for Australia in the...
News Briefs
Suburb loses power for hours ABOUT 1900 Ergon Energy customers in the Tinana area lost their power supply for a spell yesterday morning. An Ergon spokesman said the power, which was interrupted by a broken cross-arm about 9am, was restored quickly...
Police Are Right to Fine Motorists Leaving Their Cars Unlocked
Byline: PETER CHAPMAN Editor Our front page story yesterday saying that police will fine you if you leave your car unlocked in a public place has certainly upset a few people. I must admit at first I thought it was a gee up and that there was...