The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from May 27, 2009

Audience Supports Right to Die with Dignity
Byline: Adam Wratten adam.wratten@capnews.com.au MOUNT Morgan's Frank Wroe has lived through the hurt of watching a loved one's slow and painful death far too many times. Now, he wants to save his kids from the heartache he endured. Frank,...
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Bingo, cent sale THE Bouldercombe Progress Association will conduct bingo and a cent sale on Monday at the Recreation Ground starting at 10am. There will be a free morning tea, raffle and lots of prizes. The event assures a fun morning with proceeds...
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Duo on Fire CRICKET: Rockhampton cricketers Jessica Jonassen and Courtney Hill have been named in the Queensland Fire women's team announced yesterday for the 2009-10 season. Hill was one of eight rookies named in the squad while talented 16-year-old...
Chimps to Get $1.13M Home; Council Approves Expansion and Five Themed Habitats for Zoo Animals
Byline: Adrian Taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au THE next time Grant Spresser takes his "animal mad" kids to Rockhampton Zoo, it could be a very different place. He'll probably have to pay to get in, and the zoo's famous chimps Cassie and Ockie...
Duggan's Bulls a Rough Way to a Winning Score
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au BULL RIDING: The winning riders might not have been from the Rockhampton area but many of the bucking beasts were. It was a massive weekend of bull riding with Professional Bull Riders (PBR) at...
Eisteddfod Results
Byline: Amy Formosa Evening Session, May 18 SECTION 508: INSTRUMENT WITH VOICE - ADULT 1st Pam Twiner & Group 85 SECTION 505: ADULT CHAMBER GROUP 1st Capricorn Silver Band 87, 2nd Rockhampton Chamber Music Society 85 SECTION 507:...
Fowler Packs a Thrill for Rocky Footy Fans
Byline: Adam Wratten adam.wratten@capnews.com.au FOOTBALL great Robbie Fowler has sent ticket sales soaring for an upcoming weekend extravaganza of soccer in Rockhampton. The former Liverpool and England striker is the star attraction for what...
Haynes Hits Range for Top Reward; Double-Double Game Has Cyclones Captain Ready to Fire Again
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au BASKETBALL: Rockhampton Hog's Breath Cafe Cyclones co-captain Rebecca Haynes has shot her way to the QBL's round-five player-of-the-week award. Haynes was yesterday named the women's player of the...
IRISH PUB RINGS IN DANNY GREEN FOR VISIT TO ROCKY; Connections with Fame Set to Make Venue the Envy of Boxing Fans
Byline: Nikita Watts nikita.watts@capnews.com.au THERE is a touch of Green about a corner of the new-look Pete's Paddy Go Easy Pub which is sure to be a hit for boxing fans. Manager Vic Green is uncle to world boxing champ Danny Green and has...
It Is a Bad Dog, but Its Life's in Council's Hands
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au A ROCKHAMPTON magistrate yesterday asked Rockhampton Regional Council to show compassion to a dog on death row. For six months Katrina Turner has been fighting to save her Great Dane...
Lightning Crashed but at Least the Ceiling Held Out
I'LL never ignore the sound of dripping water again. I was at home on Sunday evening, downstairs on the couch blissfully sipping on bourbon and coke, listening to Live play Lightning Crashes (the younger generation might not remember this great...
Patience in Coping with Alzheimer's; Support at Hand as Precious Memories Slip Away
Byline: Amy Formosa amy.formosa@capnews.com.au WHEN Gwen Simpson's father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at 90, it was a "traumatic" experience for her. As her father slowly declined with the disease, Gwen found patience was the key to...
Petria Is Born to Dance
Byline: Amy Formosa amy.formosa@capnews.com.au GOING to hospital with a bad stomach bug didn't stop Petria Shuttleworth from dancing on stage four hours later. Last week the nine-year-old was as "sick as a dog", but despite this, all she wanted...
Sail Restores Yard Shade after Trees Blow Down
EMU PARK: When a mini tornado hit the grounds at Emu Park Kindergarten last year, it caused more problems than the mess it left from knocking over a lot of trees. Kindy parent Janenne Hooton said it also took away the shade that covered the playgrounds...
{SHOCK TURNOUT FOR DEATH CLINIC} {Crowd Surprises Nitschke in Rocky }; Huge Demand Forces Nitschke to Set Up Euthanasia Base in Rocky
Byline: Adam Wratten adam.wratten@capnews.com.au CONTROVERSIAL doctor Philip Nitschke yesterday promised to set up a voluntary euthanasia chapter in Rockhampton after more than 150 people turned up for his workshop. The large turnout surprised...
Taylor Home for Table-Top Clash
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Brisbane Broncos star Dave Taylor will return to his former stomping ground on the Central Highlands this weekend. The Central Comets were yesterday bolstered by Taylor's inclusion...
Tower Has No Plans to Buy Woppaburra's Keppel Land
TOWER Holdings yesterday dismissed suggestions that it might try again to buy Aboriginal land on Great Keppel Island. A story in yesterday's edition of The Australian said some members of the Woppaburra were interested in selling their land on the...
Trafficker's Tearful Farewell; Brief Drug-Selling Business Earns Young Man Five-Year Sentence
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au YOUNG Central Queensland miners' appetites for drugs kept trafficker Glen Nicholas Challacombe in business for five months. The 23-year-old profited from selling more than 1000 ecstasy...
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