Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from August 13, 2012

Aussies Lose Their Shine; but There's Always Someone Worse Off
OKAY, so Australia is not exactly bringing home enough Olympic gold to fill Fort Knox. And yes, we certainly have performed better at previous Olympic meets. While the Poms are now all laughing it up at our expense, just remember, there's always...
Bauple Man Fined $1100, Banned
A BAUPLE man drunkenly crashed his car while swerving to miss a cow, landing himself not only in hospital but also in court. Emergency services were called to a car crash on Woolooga Rd at Bauple, at 5.30am on April 29, and found a cream Toyota...
Bill's One Step Ahead
MEGAN POPE megan.pope@frasercoastchronicle.com.au BUSINESS is booming for one Maryborough CBD retailer, with the store reaping in the benefits of the new seven-day trade in the Heritage City. The week-long trading, which commenced in July,...
Coyne's on the Money
Byline: Griffith Thomas SPEEDWAY: Maryborough's Joel Coyne got off to a flying start in his career, finishing runner-up in the junior solos 125 B-class final during the East Coast Bike Spectacular on Saturday. The 13-year-old was let loose in...
From the Web
Hearty Foods to relocate south Very sad to see another business relocate, but can understand why! Unfortunately it is a sign of the times for small business to move on or go broke waiting. a Patti from Hervey Bay Seems like nothing has changed...
Glad to Be on Greatest Stage at the Games
THE Olympics is the biggest stage for nearly all sportspeople from around the world. While some sports aren't included, even the athletes of those sports are attracted to the Olympics. I am reminded by this after Mark Webber visited the Australian...
Hospital Bed Crisis Performancereviewdatetimingwatch; AMA Claims Patient Backlog Is Crippling Services
Byline: mat nott A SHORTAGE of beds in Hervey Bay Hospital is causing a backlog of patients that is straining the operation of local emergency services. AMA Queensland president Alex Markwell has claimed that discussions with medical staff at...
News Briefs
Alleged spitter to appear in court A TEENAGER who allegedly spat in the face of a police officer will face court today. The 17-year-old female was arrested about 11.30pm on Friday after she was found causing a disturbance at Scarness. The...
Our Police Honoured; Recognition for a Job Well Done
AWARD RECIPIENTS National Medal Sgt Neville Zarkovich, Sgt Ian Grigoris, Snr Const Linda Collin, Snr Const Michael Hollett Sgt Peter Bennett (1st clasp), Sgt Patrick Fleming (1st clasp) Sgt David Dansie (2nd clasp) National Police Service...
Public Votes with Their Feet to Back Jobs, Good Causes
COMMUNITY support was the big winner over the weekend. It started with the Queensland Firefighters State Championships, which brought competitors from all over the state to the Fraser Coast. Over the three days, thousands of visitors attended...
WARRIORS ARE WINNERS; Victory Secures Minor Premiership for United
Byline: Griffith Thomas FOOTBALL: United Warriors player-coach Cameron Hanrahan insists his team is the best in the Fraser Coast League a now the side has the trophy to prove it. The Hervey Bay side clinched the competition's minor premiership...
Zilko Snatches Bay Title in Classic Finish
Byline: Griffith Thomas Top 10 144: Mike Zilko 70, 74. 145: Roger Stephens 72, 73; Hugh Dolan 73, 72; Bradley Wall 71, 74; Craig Owen 73, 72; Michael Ferguson 73, 72. 146: Kym Olsen 75, 71; Peter Headland 75, 71; David Good 72, 74; Garry...