The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from July 16, 2009

Barb Can't Wait to Get Her Claws into Ergon Contest
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au NETBALL: Coach Barb Ahmat knows this weekend will be tough for the Capricorn Claws but her message is "bring it on". Ahmat and her squad know it won't be easy facing some of the best players in...
Briefs
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au Malaysia bid TENNIS: Lleyton Hewitt has added the Malaysian Open to his busy 2009 tennis schedule tournament director Nick Freyer announced yesterday. Fit to fight BOXING: Unbeaten US star...
China Gives McLeod One Step on His Long Journey; Up-and-Coming Triathlete Launches Quest for World Ranking
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au TRIATHLON: Racing a Beijing Olympic course would be the ultimate for some athletes but for Rockhampton's up-and-coming triathlete, Brian McLeod, it's just the first step on the ladder to a professional...
Curly Shows He's Best of the Bunch; Region's Champion Bowler Bound for Zone Playoff in Gladstone
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au LAWN BOWLS: Only five bowlers made the trip to Emu Park on Saturday, but they were the best of the best in local singles play. Five bowlers who had proved themselves to be the best singles player...
Dancer Can Endure Pain of Life as a Cat on Stage
DANCING on stage in a lycra unitard and pushing your body to the limits is far from what many would consider the most desirable choice of career. But when you are cast in the world's most successful musical and get to tour the world you can put...
Dog-Gone It, I Can't Do That; Woman Claims She Was Told to Tie a Stray Pup to a Post for Hours
Byline: KIERAN CAMPBELL kieran.campbell@capnews.com.au ROCKHAMPTON Regional Council yesterday rejected a claim that staff told a woman to tie a stray dog to a street post for up to three hours before it could be collected. Mildred Irvine said...
Dredging of Passage Right Up Boaties' Alley
Byline: Nikita Watts nikita.watts@capnews.com.au YEPPOON: Being stuck outside Rosslyn Bay Harbour waiting for changing tides is not something Anthony Lomasney can afford. The owner of Sail Capricornia takes tourists to the islands of Keppel Bay...
{MURDER EVIDENCE REVEALS ROCKY'S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TROUBLES} {Stabbed Woman in 36 Domestic Attacks }; Court Hears Police Attend 35 Domestic Assaults Every Week
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au ROCKHAMPTON police attend at least five domestic violence incidents every day. The startling figures were revealed during a murder committal in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday....
Noela Leads the Fight against Drink-Drivers; Rocky Clocks Up 515 Idiots in Six Months
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au IT'S drink-drivers like Carrie McGuire who just aren't getting the message. Noela Walls has tried to change the perception of drink-drivers for 16 years. This week she said motorists...
Slattery Post Draws Wide Interest; Historic Swan Song on Callaghan Park Turf Derailed by Work Delays
Byline: Tony McMahon RACING: As Rockhampton Jockey Club (RJC) executive-manager Bruce Slattery prepares to oversee his final race meeting on the current turf track at Callaghan Park racecourse today, widespread interest has followed his impending...
Speedsters in Cawarral Worry Parents
Byline: AMY FORMOSA amy.formosa@capnews.com.au AS John Reed sits on his patio, he watches in disgust as the speedsters zoom past the Cawarral school. He says it's a dangerous combination - speeding cars and no school crossing. "I see the idiots...
Swim Pool Bid Has Town Hot and Dry
Byline: Adrian Taylor and Amy Formosa VANESSA Robinson can't imagine life in Mount Morgan without the public swimming pool. The mother of five says it's worrying that there is no one lined up to run the pool which she says is one of the only...
This Fluffy-Haired, Guilt-Ridden Worker Is Not So Relaxed
MANY parents have expressed relief that school's back this week. Not I. During the school term, the morning rush goes something like this: 7am - Wake, momentarily horrified as I seem to have wet the bed. Am only slightly less horrified that small...
Times Change; Attitudes Don't
AS times change and the world moves on, new technologies become available. Medical procedures develop new cures and new strains of chemical compounds create wonder drugs helping combat viruses, mental disease and pain that have never before been...
We'll Do It Again: Protesters
Byline: KIERAN CAMPBELL kieran.campbell@capnews.com.au BYFIELD: Soon after being released from police custody yesterday, anti-war protesters were planning to infiltrate Shoalwater Bay Training Area again. Four protesters who entered the training...
{What's the Buzz? Jesus Is Coming to the Pilbeam} {Nerves Jangle for Leading Players}; Emmaus College Tackles the Rice/Lloyd-Webber Classic Musical Jesus Christ Superstar
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au THE nerves are building as Jacob Goves prepares for his crucifixion. In front of a massive audience the 15-year-old will die a painful death. And just like Jesus he will be resurrected....
Why We Need This Initiative
AFTER hearing the latest domestic violence figures for Rockhampton, it is no surprise that the city has been chosen as the pilot for a new $2.7 million trial to deal with this serious social problem. Domestic violence liaison officer Sergeant Josephine...