Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 23, 2011

Field Cut to Six in Hunt for New CEO
Jessica GrewAl hbedit@frasercoastchronicle.com.au COMPETITION is heating up for the region's top job as the long list of applicants for the position of Fraser Coast council chief has been narrowed down to just six. Yesterday a council spokesman...
Governor Stops by ... and Is Impressed at Flood Recovery
Byline: Vanessa Marsh THE Queensland Governor has praised the community spirit of the Fraser Coast region after visiting Childers on Monday. Penelope Wensley visited the flood-ravaged region two months ago and said she had seen huge improvements...
KEEP FLYING THE FLAG; Former State Beach Flags Champ Tells Emily to Keep Living Dream
Richard Harvey richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au EMILY Bell's dream of becoming a state champion turned into a nightmare on the Gold Coast. The-13-year-old member of the Hervey Bay Surf Life Saving Club was disqualified just seconds...
Mum Struggles after Crash Ruins Only Car
A MARYBOROUGH mum of five is pleading for help after a terrifying crash left her family without transport to get to vital medical appointments. As reported in the Chronicle last week, Michelle Sargent's van has been stuck in a ditch at Dundathu...
News Briefs
All over for Molly? A DESTRUCTION order is reportedly still in place for Molly the dog on death row despite a letter being sent to Fraser Coast mayor Mick Kruger pleading for clemency. The great dane has been in the council's pound since she...
Ready for a Love of Reading; Volunteer Readers Help Students Improve Literacy
DENICE McGrath enjoys the pleasure of reading a good book Co and it's a joy she wants others to share. The Hervey Bay retiree devotes two hours of her day, three days a week, helping children read at Pialba State School. She did training with...
Thieves Scale Fence to Ruin Family Holiday
RODERICK MAKIM roderick.makim@frasercoastchronicle.com.au THE PROFKE family has been coming to Hervey Bay for 15 years, but won't be returning after thousands of dollars of fishing and boating equipment was stolen in Urangan. Greg and Kathy...
Woman Tries to Smuggle Heroin; Visit to Jailed Partner Has Motive
Byline: Averyll Loft ATTEMPTING to smuggle a C[pounds sterling]significant quantityC[yen] of high purity heroin into the Maryborough Correctional Centre has cost Mary Elizabeth Matthews her freedom for three months. The 36-year-old Maryborough...