Gympie Times, The Qld.

The Gympie Times is a newspaper covering events and information in the Gympie Gold Rush region. It is published daily Tuesday through Saturday by APN News & Media Ltd. with editorial headquarters in New South Wales, Australia. It has been in publication since 1868.

Articles from May 27, 2009

Gympie Fighters Make It a Double
Byline: Matthew Lee GYMPIE amateur boxers Mitch Dittmar and Geoff Honnery have scored confidence-boosting wins after a couple of tricky fights in Kingaroy over the weekend. Local trainer Tony Young said he was delighted with the outcomes of the...
Gympie Part of Great Sandy Biosphere
Byline: Lee Gailer THE Great Sandy region was yesterday declared as a biosphere reserve. At its meeting in Korea, UNESCOs International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere program yesterday resolved to accept the nomination of...
Humanities Teaching; Patricia's Passion for Travel Continues Through
Byline: Carly Morrissey EXPERIENCING first hand what she teaches was a way for humanities teacher and new St Patrick's high school principal Patricia Kennedy to continue her passion for travel. Although, Ms Kennedy hasn't got out and about in...
Mad Hatters Unite!
Byline: Jannette Parke YOU'D be mad to miss the Mad Hatters Tea Party tomorrow at Goldfields Plaza when everyone's invited to don their finest or zaniest headwear and raise money for Cancer Council Queensland. Australia's Biggest Morning Tea...
Mum Still Critical
Byline: Carly Morrissey STILL in the Royal Brisbane Hospital yesterday, the New South Wales mother involved in another shocking crash along the Bruce Highway was in a critical but stable condition. The highway was blocked for five hours as fire...
No Jail Term Pursued for 'Young' Offender
A TEENAGER who went on a thieving "rampage" around Gympie spent five days in custody before he was released with orders to pay back what he owed as well as $2000 for damage he caused to the Gympie Watch house. Police Prosecutor Sergeant Jason Todman...
Our View; Pineapples Disappear from Region's Hills
THE hills of the Mary Valley were once a patchwork of pineapple farms as were many areas to the east and north of Gympie but now few remain. Once seen as the largest pineapple growing region in Queensland the Gympie area has over the last decade...
SWEET FUTURE; despite Dwindling Numbers of Growers It's A
Byline: Jannette Parke ONE of only two remaining pineapple farmers in the Gympie region to still have a Golden Circle canning contract, veteran grower Ken Buchanan sees the future as sweet. Food manufacturer Heinz formally took ownership of Golden...
Think Twice before You Arrest, Citizen
Byline: Lee Gailer TWO rock-throwing youths were detained by a motorist until police arrived, members of the public chased a man who stole a charity tin and an alleged thief was stopped by a group of people who made a citizens' arrest in Mary Street....
Try Pet-Friendly Plants; Plant with Care, Says Our Garden Gnome Dot Crane
Byline: GARDEN GNOME DOT CRANE - AS STANDFIRST IN HEAD DECK PLEASE SUB THE show featured horticulture, fruit and vegetables and dogs. Well, some of these do not mix. Lachlan Campbell of Gympie Vet Services can tell of many plants that if ingested...
Warriors' New Blood
WARRIORS coach Ivan Cleary has called Kevin Locke and Aaron Heremaia to make their NRL debuts in Sunday's round 12 clash against Wests Tigers. Locke, 20, comes in on the wing for Denan Kemp after continuing to impress at fullback for the Warriors'...