News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Articles from October 11, 2008

A Creative Licence to Live; Women Spend Years Dedicating Their Lives to Others, but Forget Themselves. CHERIE CURTIS Discovers How Jane Marin's {ldquo}Me{rdquo} Classes Are Helping Create Balance and Happiness for Many
Byline: Cherie Curtis FEW who meet Jane Marin today would imagine this beautiful, accomplished woman struggled as a child and reached a point where she had no confidence and barely recognised herself. "I had been an angry and frustrated child,...
Around the Region
1 Hall gets support THE Drinan Community Hall group has requested Bundaberg Regional Council assist the hall by paying its public liability insurance. The former Kolan Shire Council had a policy of making donations towards the cost of the...
Drinking Patterns Come from Parents
DID you read the story of Daryl recently? He was the 15-year-old boy who sculled two bottles of Ouzo at a party of 60 teenagers where he passed out. The kids at the party took him to a friend's house where he died. It's all very disturbing and...
Dymock Says Cup Rules Are 'A Joke'; Tonga's Coach Outraged about Losing Important Players
RUGBY LEAGUE: Exasperated Tongan coach Jim Dymock has branded the Rugby League World Cup's rules a "joke" after two more NRL stars were rubbed out of his side a day after it lost Anthony Tupou to Australia. Tonga's hopes were dealt another major...
Fresh Faces Look to Future
Byline: Lucy Killip and Nikki Sorbello BUBBLY Year 9 nine student Sheridan Storey has her sights set on being a flight attendant when she leaves school. But the pretty 15-year-old also has a life-long fascination with fashion and it is the second...
Funky Delight in Light Lunch
Byline: Cherie Curtis cherie.curtis@news-mail.com.au WHAT better way to catch up with friends in October than with a light and lazy Sunday lunch? To help create the right atmosphere and flavours, Funky Food's Robyn De George is sharing her versatile...
Having a Right to a Dignified Death Debated by Our Retirees; Voluntary Euthanasia Speaker in Bundaberg Says Terminally Ill Entitled to Choose
Byline: Kallee Buchanan BOBBIE Berkery has felt the touch of suicide in her life, and has watched sick people close to her struggle to go on. At a presentation by Voluntary Euthanasia Society of Queensland (VESQ) treasurer Sandra Milne yesterday,...
Home Race Is the Last Ride for McGee
CYCLING: Don't expect retiring Australian cyclist Brad McGee to do a Lance Armstrong after he quits the sport at the end of the Herald Sun Tour. McGee, 32, will retire from competitive cycling after the seven-day tour around Victoria, which starts...
Hussey Is Pushing for Records
RICKY Ponting finally made a Test hundred in India on Thursday, his first in nine Tests spread over 12 years and five tours. Yesterday, Mike Hussey also made a Test hundred in India ... at the first time of asking. He may not look or talk like...
Indians Are under Pressure from Within
RETIRING Indian star Sourav Ganguly has given his teammates a spray while explaining why he chose to give the game away at the end of this month's Test series against Australia. An indignant Ganguly explained that his omission from the Rest of India...
Kaufusi: No Team Safe in World Cup; Brothers Junior Believes Heavy Loss Is Proof the Cup Is Up for Grabs
Byline: Ben Blomfield RUGBY LEAGUE: Tongan front-rower Antonio Kaufusi believes his side's 40-nil loss in the NRL grand final is proof no team will be safe in the World Cup. Kaufusi, who grew up in Bundaberg, was given the green light from the...
Price Pays for Violent Attack
Byline: Letea Cavander A MAN drunkenly smashed a Bundaberg man's jaw in an attack so violent that surgeons in Brisbane used three titanium plates to repair the damage. The attack happened outside Brothers Sports Club in March this year. Shannon...
Propagate Your Way to Happier Plant Life; How Does Your Garden Grow? Tips on Propagating All Kinds of Plants and Shrubs
Byline: over the fence with Robert Roser BUYING plants for a garden can be an expensive exercise, especially if you need a large number. With a little bit of patience and some know-how you can propagate plants for your own garden, it is just...
{Reputation Tarnished} {Airplanes Big and Small Please Enthusiasts}
NOW that the Storm-Manly final is out of the way, we can settle down for the real main event in this year's rugby league - the hearing of the damages action threatened by the league judiciary against Storm over strong and disparaging claims made by...
SES Struggling for Members
Byline: Lucy Killip and Nikki Sorbello RAY McDonough has been the local controller of the Gin Gin State Emergency Unit for the past nine years. In that time he has seen good members come and go, but one thing always seems to stay the same. ...
Stools Turn Heads at Festival; Sculpture Sponsor Gets More Than Bargained For
Byline: Cherie Curtis A QUARTET of rusty stools claimed the $1500 acquisitive prize in the free-standing sculpture section at the Bundaberg Arts Festival on Monday - and no-one is more delighted than sponsor Cora Zyp. The creative crux of "The...
Street Talk
* STRAP in baby, Mamma needs a new pair of shoes - for charity of course. Buzz hears 200 women are needed to strap on their stilettos for a Girls Night In on Tuesday to raise funds for breast and gynaecological cancers. For more information, telephone...
What a Croc, Say Sceptics
Byline: Joe Flynn and Letea Cavander BAFFLE Creek has been divided over fresh claims this week the town's environmental treasure has been invaded by crocodiles. Claims of a crocodile sighting that came to light this week have reignited the debate...