Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Articles from May 11, 2010

Age and Extra Weight Can Add Up to Diabetes
IT took me back some years ago when my mother phoned to say she had been diagnosed with diabetes and would now have to take extra care with her diet for the rest of her life. That was followed up just six months later by my younger brother ringing...
Bowen's Return Inspires Cowboys over Roosters
A FIT-AGAIN Matt Bowen has inspired North Queensland to a shock 32-14 win over Sydney Roosters in last night's NRL clash at Sydney Football Stadium. The return of Willie Mason had dominated the build-up to the game, but it was the shock inclusion...
HE WAITED 3 DAYS FOR EXPERT CARE; It Took This Long for His Critical Mercy Flight
Loretta Bryce loretta.bryce@frasercoastchronicle.com.au WHEN 16-year-old Huey Rainbow was hit by a car in Maryborough last week he suffered critical head injuries, but despite the seriousness of his injuries it was nearly three days before...
It's Getting Hot Wheels Kitchens in Our Meals on under New Laws; the Coast's Meals on Wheels Services Are Feeling the Heat of Red Tape, as TRACEY JOYNSON Reports
RED TAPE is tying up the time and money of Meals On Wheels when those resources could be better spent getting food to people, according to the local leaders of the charity groups. Meals on Wheels Fraser Coast board chair Anne Maddern says the days...
Jack Kicks Ass in Superhero Search; Coast Teen Picks Up $5K Windfall
HERVEY Bay's Jack Williams has spent the past few weeks on the hunt for a superhero and when he put his dad to the test, he wasn't found wanting. Even if it meant an unexpected eight-hour round trip to Brisbane. The 16-year-old had been looking...
Man, 19, Jailed for A[euro][approximately]cowardly and Vicious' Attack on Cabbie
Byline: Loretta Bryce A MAN coming down off speed and ice who bashed a cabbie in Maryborough's CBD will spend another nine months behind bars. James Arthur Steyger attacked 62-year-old taxi driver Stanley Nelson late one night in November 2009....
Newborn Keen to Be Here for Mum; Early Arrival a Top Mother's Day Gift
Byline: Jessica Grewal HE didn't know it, but the moment Ty Betts drew his first breath he had already given his mum her first Mother's Day gift. The newborn was welcomed into the world by Hervey Bay's Melissa and Adam Betts at 1.45am on Sunday....
Next Gen Products Boost Our Stem Cells
A MARYBOROUGH pharmacist has sold his winery and forgone his other business interests to concentrate full-time on spreading the word about the benefits of stem-cell enhancement. Stan Aliprandi believes stem-cell enhancement supplements a a relatively...
No Refuge for Coast Teens Facing Abuse
Byline: Jessica Grewal TEENAGERS as young as 13 are being sexually assaulted, abused and forced to sleep in undesirable places because there is no youth refuge on the Fraser Coast. Local community organisations have been inundated with homeless...
Public Loving WetSide Just a Little Too Much
Byline: Jessica Grewal LESS than six months after its grand opening Hervey Bay's $13 million water park, WetSide, appears to be cracking under the pressure of its own success. WetSide drew teeming crowds over the Christmas and Easter holidays...
Union of Woe for Mariners; a[euro][approximately]I Really Just Don't How They Got to Such a Commanding Lead'
THE FRASER Coast Mariners drew yet another blank in round five of the Sunshine Coast Rugby Union competition. The Mariners failed to score a point for the third time this season after Caloundra beat them 29-0. The shut-out comes just a week after...
Villains Steal Share of the Points; Doon Villa on the Ball to Draw with Premiers
SCOREBOARD Men's first division Sunbury dr Doon Villa 2-2 Granville def Sandy Straits 4-3 Bayside Strikers def United Warriors 2-1 Bye: Kawungan Men's second division Bayside Strikers def Fraser Flames 10-2 Granville def United...
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