Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from March 11, 2013

Assault No Excuse to Drink-Drive
A MAN who drove to hospital after being bashed has lost his licence for 10 months because he was almost four times over the legal alcohol limit at the time. Dirk Cornelius Westra, 43, pleaded guilty in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court to drink-driving....
Bushrangers Thrashed; Past Grammars Give Rivals Wake-Up Call on finala[euro][TM]s Eve
Byline: GRIFFITH THOMAS CRICKET: The Bushrangersa confidence has taken a major whack a week before the finals following an embarrassing eight-wicket loss to defending champions Past Grammars. The Hervey Bay outfit was rolled for the second-lowest...
Good Behaviour Never Guaranteed
FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr has made a highly unusual move in writing to Balinese officials with an C[pounds sterling]official guaranteeC[yen] that Schapelle Corby would be a model of good behaviour if granted parole. Setting aside the divisive issues...
It,COs a Load off; Kellie Loses 75kg and Gains a Whole New Life
Byline: Robyne cuerel KELLIE Scarponi admits sheCOs less than half the woman she used to be Co and she has a whole new world to explore. Since 2010, the Hervey Bay mother-of-three and theatre nurse at the cityCOs hospital has lost 75kg, going...
News Briefs
Bike stolen as rider enjoys a coffee A CYCLIST had his bike stolen from the front of Salt Cafe in Urangan yesterday morning while he was inside having a coffee. The man had been out on a group ride before he joined his friends, leaving his bicycle...
Oh Buoy, Jimmy Overcomes Rare Error to Triumph
Byline: Griffith Thomas TRIATHLON: Jimmy Trevorrow made things a lot harder for himself than he had to in his win at Seafront Oval yesterday. The 21-year-old was leading the latest round of the Hervey Bay Triathlon Club when things suddenly went...
Shooters,CO off Night Costly for Wide Bay; Panthers Scrape in, Disappointed Coach Finds Positives
Byline: Griffith Thomas NETBALL: They may be new and improved, but the Wide Bay Thundercats are still not a winning team. Without a victory since May 25, 2010, the Thundercats looked like winners for most part of SaturdayCOs Queensland State...
Strikers Get Terror-Ised; Terrors Cause Upset in Grand Final Whitewash
Byline: Griffith Thomas SOFTBALL: Terrors have saved their best for last to take out the Fraser Coast Softball League A-grade womenCOs grand final on Saturday. The Terrors took advantage of a brilliant pitching performance by Kylee McInerney,...
To Die or Not to Die? Topic Divides like No Other
Byline: Roderick makim THERE are a few topics in the world where it is impossible not get into an argument when you find someone whose opinion differs from your own. One of those is the death penalty. The Chronicle office became the scene...