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Mon 21 Jan 2019

Rural rugby teams to rumble

Rural rugby teams to rumble

Countdown to 7s tournament is on, and bush teams are ready to rally

FORECAST: Expect severe heatwave to continue

FORECAST: Expect severe heatwave to continue

Bureau of Meteorology has warned residents severe heatwave conditions will continue for the next 10 days

Lotto win sends Western Downs man into early retirement

Lotto win sends Western Downs man into early retirement

A HARD-WORKING Dalby man has declared he is ready to put down his tools after this afternoon discovering he is $100,000 richer.

KATTER'S COMING: Outspoken MP to host forum in Roma

KATTER'S COMING: Outspoken MP to host forum in Roma

The Katter Australian Party leader will arrive in Roma to drum up support for his Maranoa candidate ahead of the Federal Election.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Your guide to packing a healthy and delicious lunchbox

Your guide to packing a healthy and delicious lunchbox

Give your kids the best start at school this year with these healthy lunchbox tips.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

Fire danger rises as heat hits Darling Downs region

A VERY high fire danger warning is in place for the Darling Downs this weekend and expected to last until later in the week.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Future dreams cemented

Future dreams cemented

Bursary bequeathed by late Freemason helps students transition to university paths, encouraging them to pursue their dreams

Rugby riches at $18,000

Rugby riches at $18,000

Rugby 7s: Nomination of a 10th women's team has increased the total prize pool for the Santos Roma Rugby 7s tournament to more than $18,000.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Rugby team on a mission

Rugby team on a mission

Visiting country towns is part of a mission, which goes hand-in-hand with rugby for this team

Fun fest kids are happy campers

Fun fest kids are happy campers

Seventh Day Adventist Church offers fun holiday activities for local kids.

Jockeys ride into history

Jockeys ride into history

Roma's female jockeys who died in the saddle honoured in new book of similar tales

More than a memory

More than a memory

Dementia care to become more accessible in Roma.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Venturing further into space

Venturing further into space

New experiences will soon abound at the Cosmos Centre, much to the excitement of the chief astronomer.

Photographers snap to it for a shot at state comp

Photographers snap to it for a shot at state comp

CWA branches across the region are gearing up for this year's State Photography Competition.

St George owned horse defies all the odds

St George owned horse defies all the odds

Proud St George & surrounds owners on cloud 9 after impressive, odd-defying Gold Coast win

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Swansong for ag program

Swansong for ag program

Agriculture industry left dumbfounded after State Government cuts.

Med students go regional

Med students go regional

The University of Queensland sent a group of medical students to Roma, preparing them for future regional placements.

Time for free safety inspections

Time for free safety inspections

An offer from the Maranoa Regional Council will save home owners $280.

Dexter celebrates 109th

Dexter celebrates 109th

Another year and another book published for Roma's centenarian, Dexter Kruger.

Drought plan needed after fish deaths

Drought plan needed after fish deaths

Recent events prompt industry body to find solution

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