The 9 stories you might have missed this week
IT’S been a big week around the region, and there’s some big news you might have missed.
Catch up on these 9 news items:
1. A Queensland Health worker consumed illicit drugs for the first time on her 21st birthday and was caught drug driving.
2. One of the Councillors is risking it all to challenge Tyson Golder for Mayor next year.
3. “You’re just not getting the message are you? You’ve just got off parole and you’re using this garbage again,” Magistrate Blanch said.
4. Roma-based trainer Craig Smith had a ‘pretty ordinary’ run at Cup Day in Charleville this week, but his one victory came from Edgeroi Mitzi: a new addition to the stable who won only her third career race.
5. Pauline Hanson and Bob Katter wrapped up their drought tour in Roma, where Pauline had some very strong words for our Prime Minister.
6. These Roma State College girls are showing their strength in the Outback Secondary Schoolgirls Challenge, having gone undefeated for the entire competition so far.
7. Proud parents, teachers and friends packed out the Roma Cultural Centre on Thursday night for the St John’s awards night.
8. Two men believed to be responsible for a spate of more than 30 burglary offences across Queensland have been stopped in Roma.
9. Farmers landowners and communities all affected by drought have their chance to shape the bureaucracy that determines future resilience.