Remarkable ring recoveries inspire woman's own plea

KATRINA Reed knows she might be asking the impossible, but she hasn't given up hope of a miracle.

Graduate nursing intake on the rise

NEW START: The new rural cohort jump for joy on the steps of the Roma hospital, as they prepare to travel to their regional placements.

Nursing graduates arrive in Roma for rural training.

Young bird contest returns to Maranoa

D'Artagnan Dudgeon poses with his prize chickens at the Roma agricultural show.

Poultry competition to revive poultry industry in Roma.

Sex tape sequel: Man caught on camera slapped with penalty

SEX SLAVES: Human trafficking will be discussed at the upcoming Splendour Immerse Women Conference at Gayndah's ACC Church. Photo Brandon Livesay / Central & North Burnett Times

Offender exposed himself on pool table in beer garden

Your snaps could help us understand artesian springs

Travel snaps of Great Artesian Basin springs could help the government document their unique ecosystems.

Holiday snaps could help government protect springs

GALLERY: League grand semi final clashes

Roma Cities reserve grade players watching the action from the bench.

All teams were vying for their spot in the grand final match.

Severe fire danger warning for Darling Downs regions

Rural firefighters keep watch on a multi agency controlled burn which blanketed parts of Warwick in smoke.

Hot and dry air mass to create severe fire danger conditions

Truck veers off Warrego Hwy, almost crashes into dam wall

TRUCK CRASH: A truck cut across the Warrego Hwy and a paddock before stopping in front of a dam wall.

No injuries were sustained in frightening accident this afternoon.

GALLERY: Fun, food and fire at festival

The Sacred Circus Fire Show performed an amazing  show at the Maranoa Food and Fire festival.

The 2017 Maranoa Food and Fire festival drew a huge crowd.

Peter Pan brings Neverland to Roma

REACH FOR THE STARS: Brent Garvie and Sarah Hall bring the classic to life as Peter and Wendy.

The performance of Peter Pan is showing until August 19.

Local firms to vie for work on $850 million wind farm

WIND POWER: Australia's largest wind farm is set to be built in the Darling Downs north of Dalby by AGL and GE.

Sessions explore opportunities under Coopers Gap wind farm project

EXPLAINED: What the 'Costco effect' means for Ipswich

PRICE WARS: A Costco store similar to this one in Canberra, is planned for Ipswich.

Exclusive 'cult' about to change how families do grocery shopping

31 mining, resources jobs you can apply for right now

There's dozens of jobs available in the mining and resources industries now.

Jobseekers have dozens of roles to apply for.

Village branching out with new Woombye complex

BRANCHING OUT: Ken Hudson, one of the owners of Southside Family Village in Gympie, is excited about the next level of development, not just at the flagship Southside Family Village, but also at the new complex starting up in Woombye in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Gympie retirement living complex expanding to the Coast

Origin ready to cut costs at $25b Curtis Island LNG site

APLNG flare August 2015

Origin Energy first half year report released.

$348m worth of work up for grabs at RAAF Amberley build

The EA-18G Growler, an airborne electronic attack aircraft, is capable of providing force level electronic warfare support.

Calling all painters, cleaners, bird proofers and 38 other trades

Man killed by train on Sunshine Coast

Police are trying to identify the man killed by a train last night.

Man killed by train on Sunshine Coast

Bullets and nooses terrify mum and daughter

 A Townsville family has been threatened by thugs.

“We have had smashed windows, all shot with ball bearings"

Man, 50, accused of sexually assaulting three-year-old

David Ewen has been charged with sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl. Picture: 9NEWS

David Carl Ewen, 50, yesterday was refused bail

'A hell of blood': Video shows aftermath of Barcelona attack

The shocking vision shows people tending to bodies on the pavement.Source:Supplied

Local police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

Flu outbreak: Pharmacies out of Tamiflu as shortage hits

Tamiflu

Pharmacies and their wholesalers are out of stock.

Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt: behind the scenes

Pauline Hanson’s chief-of-staff James Ashby assists her with the burqa. Picture: Gary Ramage

Senator Hanson invited News Corp to see her put on the burqa.

Malcolm Roberts calls burqa an 'affront to homosexuals'

One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts

“The Islamic people throw homosexuals off the roofs of buildings."

Nash latest MP caught up in dual-citizenship saga

MOBILE BLACKSPOT: Redridge residents set for mobile service announced by Keith Pitt at the home of John Hunter, along with the Senator Fiona Nash.

Deputy Nationals leader to be referred to the the High Court

'Hundreds of thousand of dollars turned up in my account'

Human error caused hundreds of thousands of dollars to be deposited into Rebecca Rosvall’s account. Picture: Darren Cartwight

One of Qld's biggest banks admits to massive wrongful deposit

Hanson's speech: Ban the Burqa

Pauline Hanson wearing a burqa while a bemused George Brandis looks on

Pauline Hanson’s burqa speech in the Senate

Dark truth behind perfect wedding photo

Picture perfect: Six months after their idyllic wedding at the family’s remote sheep station, both Tanya Ebert and Michael Burdon are dead. Picture: FacebookSource:AAP

Tragedy behind smiling couple’s perfect wedding photo revealed

The distressing truth behind this photo

Vicky Veness, pictured with fiance Ian, was diagnosed with lung cancer after a doctor brushed her symptoms off as asthma.

Non-smoking fitness fanatic shares heartbreaking photo

Your restaurant is 'hell in a shell': girl, 12, writes

This kid not did hold back. Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

Young critic says the food tasted like “camp shop s**t”.

Sexy seniors: Frequent sex leads to more intelligence

Seniors who had frequent sex were found to gain intelligence as they aged.

Life in the bedroom takes on a new meaning!

How we got a rental straight away on the Coast

Rita and David Allara, moved down from Townsville, paid three months up front rent to secure the place at flash new unit block in Kings Beach.

Genius move helps secure rental property

WATCH: When one of the world's deadliest snakes strikes

An eastern brown snake.Photo Contributed

Snake catcher demonstrates impressive attack from deadly serpent

'It's their love!': How a girl sees same-sex marriage

Five-year-old Isla shares her simple message about same-sex marriage.

A young Southern Downs girl has shared her simple message

Car rolls on Coast woman in driveway

A woman has been injured after a car rolled on her on the Coast.

Woman injured after driveway incident

Like! Internet lights up over gorgeous Gatton cop

Constable Mason's selfie

Police officer's selfie sweeps internet

Caught dragging 20m of hose for craft bong project

Police had an interesting run-in with Nicholas James Waddell after Queensland's win in State of Origin.

Tradie caught dragging length of hose down Mackay street.

The Bachelor Australia: Awful joke leaves Matty stunned

ONE hopeful on The Bachelor has been dumped after orchestrating an excruciating confrontation with Matty J that left everyone's mouths agape.

GoT fan’s epic ‘Littlefinger’ theory

A fan has shared her epic theory on Littlefinger.

SPOILER ALERT: One fan has shared a shock theory.

OPINION: Bachelor really crossed the line

Leah Costa, 24, admitted she felt ‘degraded’ by her treatment on The Bachelor.

Leah’s abrupt Bachelor exit is slut-shaming at its worst.

Marvel stars tease superhero epic

The four year wait for Marvel's The Defenders is over.

The Defenders stars on their long-awaited superhero team-up.

The two stars who intimidated Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth was intimidated by two other Hollywood stars.

Thor star says he was ‘weirdly shaken’ when he met two other actors.

Sam Newman: How a Playboy magazine changed everything

The new crew of The Footy Show.Source:Supplied

How a Playboy magazine changed everything.

Leah slams Matty: ‘I was incredibly disappointed’

Leah says she was ‘incredible disappointed’ with Matty J.

BACHELOR evictee's controversial chat with Kyle and Jackie O.