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Fri 17 May 2019

COURT: Soldier deformed victim's face with pool cue

COURT: Soldier deformed victim's face with pool cue

A 38-year-old man has been convicted of grievous bodily harm in a Queensland District Court.

Vintage vehicles to rally in Roma for a show of strength

Vintage vehicles to rally in Roma for a show of strength

Roma Historical Motor Club is making final preparations for National Motoring Heritage Day: a celebration which will double as a fundraiser for local groups.

Pets and poultry best in show at Mitchell

Pets and poultry best in show at Mitchell

Poultry has seen a resurgence in the country shows, and Mitchell's first pet parade was a hit with the kids.

Thu 16 May 2019

Council's big budget project extended for damage repair

Council's big budget project extended for damage repair

Maranoa Regional Council has added another two months to its sewer repair project timeline, after workers found more damage than they bargained for.

Thousands pre-poll ahead of election day

Thousands pre-poll ahead of election day

AS Australians prepare to head to the polls tomorrow, voters in the seat of Maranoa have already jumped on the chance to have their say.

One of the world's oldest fraternities opens its doors

One of the world's oldest fraternities opens its doors

Freemasons give the public an insight into the fraternal brotherhood at the Roma Show.

Wed 15 May 2019

Plea for help to clothe mother and daughter following fire

Plea for help to clothe mother and daughter following fire

After losing her worldly possessions and the ashes of her late son in a freak house fire, a woman is pleading for help to clothe her and her infant daughter.

Tue 14 May 2019

Pilot walks away from powerline collision unscathed

Pilot walks away from powerline collision unscathed

The local chopper pilot and contract musterer took himself to hospital after reporting the incident to CASA.

Aussie Helpers lend a paw to bilbies after recent break-in

Aussie Helpers lend a paw to bilbies after recent break-in

The local charity has gone from helping farmers to cute critters, after the Charleville Bilby Experience was robbed last week.

Warrego MP calls to save taxi subsidy scheme

Warrego MP calls to save taxi subsidy scheme

The Palaszczuk Government plans to axe the Taxi Subsidy Scheme with disabled people feeling the crunch.

Mon 13 May 2019

Drillham shake it all about at Mother's Day Dance

Drillham shake it all about at Mother's Day Dance

The little country hall came alive with people of all ages in the mood for a good dance.

New musical set to bring Harvard Uni to Roma

New musical set to bring Harvard Uni to Roma

Get ready to bend and snap when Roma Performing Arts brings Legally Blonde to stage.

Swap 'til you drop at Roma's Community Clothing Swap

Swap 'til you drop at Roma's Community Clothing Swap

Be part of the sustainable shopping movement and refill your winter wardrobe at no cost this Sunday

Lack of housing forces older residents into aged care early

Lack of housing forces older residents into aged care early

A new report has found most Roma properties are inaccessible or inappropriate for our ageing population.

Why the major parties forgot about the Maranoa

Why the major parties forgot about the Maranoa

Largest and safest electorate in Queensland misses campaign trail.

Sun 12 May 2019

BUSTED: Home raids take down drug network

BUSTED: Home raids take down drug network

Special drug enforcement operation uncovers several key suspects.

Sat 11 May 2019

Driver crashes car after 'driving crazily'

Driver crashes car after 'driving crazily'

Emergency services have responded to an incident on Bagot Street after a man was reportedly driving recklessly down the road, causing a crash.

Fri 10 May 2019

Grazier's $6m gift to charity

Grazier's $6m gift to charity

A Queensland grazier donates more than $6 million to RFDS.

Passion for education driving Roma's Miss Showgirl

Passion for education driving Roma's Miss Showgirl

Miss Showgirl offers potential to correct misinformation, educate.

What do you say to a Mother after she's lost her baby?

What do you say to a Mother after she's lost her baby?

Mum reveals the heartache for some as Mother's Day approaches.

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