CATCH UP: 8 stories you might have missed this week
IT’S been a big week of news around the region, and there’s been a few stories you might have missed. Never fear, The Western Star has you covered.
Catch up here:
1. FROM ROMA TO BEYOND
Roma State College and St Johns have both farewelled their graduating year 12s this week, and a number of them sat down to share their aspirations for next year, and which teachers have inspired them the most.
2. RSL president remembers war hero aunt who survived concentration camps
For George Mehay, Remembrance Day isn’t just about commemorating the Armistice, which was signed 101 years ago and marked the end of World War I.
3. GLITZ AND GLAMOUR TO WRAP UP THE YEAR
The red carpet lit up with glitz and glamour when the students arrived for the Roma State College Senior Formal at the Explorers Inn on Saturday night.
4. INTERIM COUNTRY UNIS BOARD CALLS FOR FEEDBACK
Dedicated educators and advocates for learning in the Maranoa have come together for the first ever meeting of the interim board for the future Country Universities Centre.
5. STUDENTS HIT HIGH NOTES AT ROMA MUSICFEST
In its biggest year to date, Musicfest 2019 shone a spotlight on talented musicians from throughout the region.
6. ROMA-OWNED HORSE RACES FOR THE CUP
Roma-owned and locally trained, five-year-old gelding Cape Wickham is set to race for his first major cup, and it is going to be on his home track this Saturday.
7. GOVERNMENT CLEARS UP ROO CONFUSION
In the wake of mass confusion surrounding a macropod harvesting suspension across southwest Queensland, the Department of Environment and Science has clarified which local government areas will be affected by its rule change, slated for 2020.