Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 22, 2011

Bay Man Admits He Murdered Teen
Byline: Peter Hardwick A HERVEY Bay man who murdered a Toowoomba teenager almost two years ago was sentenced to life in jail yesterday. Clarissa aSala Callow was just two months away from turning 18 when she was beaten and strangled to death...
Boat Case Thrown out; Serial Number Memory Lapse Sparks Dismissal
Byline: Roderick Makim A CASE of a stolen boat has been thrown out of Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on a technicality after a prosecution witness was unable to remember a boat's serial number. Senior Constable Peter Mason could not recall the...
BOLGER PLAYS HIS WAY TO BAY TITLE; Aaron Wins His First Club Championship
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE phrase C[pounds sterling]practice makes perfectC[yen] fits the bill for Aaron Bolger. Two months of practice really did pay off for Bolger after he won the Hervey Bay Golf Club...
Cannabis Grower Warned Sanity Can Go Up in Smoke
Byline: Averyll Loft A SUPREME Court judge told a man who pleaded guilty to cannabis charges that he would go mad if he continued to smoke the drug. Philip Rodwell Hurst, aged 56, yesterday pleaded guilty to producing and possessing a dangerous...
Father's Agony as He Hears How Bay Man Killed His Girl
Byline: Peter Hardwick THERE was little relief for Robert Callow yesterday when his daughter's killer, Hervey Bay's Bowan Wade, admitted his guilt. He sat in agony in court as he listened to the details of his only daughter's murder. Mr Callow...
Jailed for Backyard Meth Lab; Man Claims He Found Equipment Walking in Bush
AVERYLL LOFT averyll.loft@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A HERVEY Bay man who attempted to cook up speed with laboratory equipment he C[pounds sterling]found in the bush while walking his dogC[yen] fronted the Maryborough Supreme Court yesterday....
Last Supper Being Served Up; TAFE Chefs Sure to Impress
ASPIRING chefs and cooks of the Fraser Coast will be aiming to whip up an impressive buffet dinner tonight as part of their final restaurant service for the semester. Featuring local ingredients such as tomatoes, potatoes, ginger and pork, the buffet...
Mariners Fail First Exam of Union Year
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE Fraser Coast Mariners have failed a University exam. Not in a classroom, but in the opening round of the Sunshine Coast Rugby Union competition. The Hervey Bay-based club...
Sharks Show Bite to Slay the Dragons
A WEEK after its captain deemed it not up to NSW Cup standard, Cronulla stunned NRL premiership favourites St George Illawarra 16-10 in last night's local derby at a rain-soaked Toyota Stadium. Showing the sort of tenacity and cohesion desperately...
SHATTERED DREAM; Emily Wins Gold-Medal Race before Disqualification
EMILY Bell thought she had won the race of her life Co the one to be crowned a state champion on Coolangatta Beach. A judge at the Queensland Junior Surf Life Saving Championships thought very differently. He disqualified the 13-year-old Xavier...
Stranded in Flood Water; Car Driver Trapped on Crossing
AVERYLL LOFT averyll.loft@frasercoastchronicle.com.au A TERRIFIED Burgowan man had to be rescued from the roof of his car on Sunday night after he became caught in flash-flooding on Torbanlea-Pialba Road. Stuart Tomlinson was on his way...
Sunbury Gets the Soccer Blues
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THERE is no doubt that the Sunbury Blues know how to win the Fraser Coast League men's first division soccer premiership. They had won it for four consecutive years before they lost...