The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from October 28, 2009

Anyone for a Chook Raffle?
WHAT on earth is going on at Town Hall in Rockhampton? It seems everyone who follows Rockhampton Regional Council business had an opinion on the controversial move to bring the Milbi detox centre issue back to the council table yesterday. Cr...
Bid Chairman Promises Regular Visits by NRL Players to Region
BILOELA: The Callide-Dawson region could expect regular visits by NRL players, coaching clinics and even possible trial games, if a Central Queensland-based NRL side is established. That was the message last night from CQ NRL Bid team chairman Geoff...
Carter Gets His Way and Approves Milbi Centre; and Angry Residents Slam the Decision and Cry Foul Play
Byline: Adrian Taylor adrian.taylor@ capnews.com.au ROCKHAMPTON Regional Council is likely to face a legal battle after Mayor Brad Carter used his casting vote to approve a controversial extension to the Milbi detox centre yesterday. Only two...
Devotees Meet the Master; Muleta Puts Tae Kwondo Students through Paces
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au TAE KWONDO: When the Master comes to town there is always going to be a load of interest. At the weekend the visitor to Rockhampton was Master Michael Muleta and he put students through an intense...
Editor Solves the Case of Mysterious Missing Daughter
OUR youngest child was missing and I didn't even know. I was driving to work in Rockhampton on Monday as my worried wife searched the house and yard for the wayward five-year-old. She was last seen wearing a red T-shirt and one of my work ties....
Emmaus Girls Prove Skills on the Touch Football Field
Byline: Molly McShane molly.mcshane@ capnews.com.au THIS year we have had an overwhelming number of local schools who have pushed their way through junior football in regional, state and national championships. We've talked about St Brendan's...
Fires Leave a Tiny Handful Named Ash
MOUNT MORGAN possum man Raoul Harvey has christened her Ash. She was found, singed, sore and close to death last week, a victim of the bushfires that raged around the Mount Morgan ranges earlier in the month. And Raoul believes there could be...
{River Drama as Car Sinks into Fitzroy} {Vehicle Sinks in Fitzroy}
Byline: KIERAN CAMPBELL kieran.campbell@capnews.com.au TWO plain-clothed police officers raced down a concrete boat ramp in North Rockhampton yesterday, scanning the Fitzroy River for a sinking car. They were ready to dive into the murky water...
Schwarto Backs Early Closing for Nightclubs; the Later They Open the More Problems They Create
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au THE later a nightclub is open the more problems it will create. That's the stance Member for Rockhampton Robert Schwarten took yesterday in response to yesterday's submission to have...
Seeking Value for Money
I WISH to provide a reply to the article by David French, a director of Rockhampton Regional Development Ltd (RRD), in his column "The French Lesson", published in The Morning Bulletin on Saturday, October 24. At the outset, I wish to state very...
Society Plans Sparkling Program
YEPPOON Choral Society has had fun preparing a sparkling program, Music's Magic, for its annual charity concert on November 14/15 at the Yeppoon Uniting Church. Devotees can look forward to some old favourites along with many delightful compositions...
St Mary's Anglicans Celebrate History
THE body of St Mary's church was built and paid for in 1889 by Mr Wesley Hall, general manager of Mount Morgan Gold Mining Company Limited. The bricks were made at one of the two brickworks at the mine. The Vestry and Bapistry were added some...
Touch Players Score Gold Medals at Titles
Byline: Molly McShane molly.mcshane@capnews.com.au TOUCH FOOTBALL: Young representatives have stomped their way through the National Touch Football Championships on the weekend and cleaned up gold medals and state pride. Rockhampton touch football...
Vision Eye Institute Closes, Sues Kitchen
VISION Eye Institute will close its Rockhampton practice after the departure of its only eye surgeon Dr David Kitchen following a bitter contractual dispute. The business made a statement on Monday that the Rockhampton site would be shut down after...
Yeppoon Riders Take to the Track on Last Run
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au MOTOCROSS: Yeppoon riders took over Six Mile Raceway on Sunday with youngsters Jett Manion and Nathan Herbert enjoying first outings at the track. It was the last club day for the 2009 race season...
Young Players Bring Home the Silver
Byline: Molly McShane molly.mcshane@capnews.com.au HOCKEY: The reputation of Rockhampton hockey has prevailed throughout the years and our local players remain in top form. Locals Brodie Bunn and Clinton McKay continued that legacy after they...
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