Marcus DiFonzo, 33, was killed by a drunk driver in the US state of Michigan on July 11.
Marcus DiFonzo, 33, was killed by a drunk driver in the US state of Michigan on July 11.

Morning Rewind: Top 5 stories you may have missed

GOOD morning Gladstone,

Welcome to today's edition of The Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed yesterday, July 27.

Central Queensland death and funeral notices mid/late July

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A Gladstone mother is on an emotional quest to bring home her son, who died in tragic circumstances in the United States 17 days ago.

Marcus DiFonzo, 33, was killed by a drunk driver in Michigan on July 11.

Catch up HERE.

Marcus DiFonzo, 33, was killed by a drunk driver in the US state of Michigan on July 11.
Marcus DiFonzo, 33, was killed by a drunk driver in the US state of Michigan on July 11.

Authorities are investigating after a blue heeler was found bashed to death and a red heeler was found alive with injuries so severe she was immobile in central Queensland.

The grim discovery was made on Sunday by a woman and her sister walking their dogs along a track at the Selma Weir in Emerald.

Catch up HERE.

"Justice for Red and Blue" story about two cattle dogs found beaten to death in Emerald over the weekend.

A GLADSTONE man will remember the day his son's first child was born for all the wrong reasons.

Stephen John Norio, 49, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday to drink driving.

Catch up HERE.

CENTRAL Queensland's golden girl Anna Meares has been named as a member of the Australian Team Executive for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The 36-year-old said she was excited to bring an "athlete's perspective" to the role.

Catch up HERE.

Cycling - Track - Olympics: Day 7
Cycling - Track - Olympics: Day 7

WE put the call out to find Gladstone's hottest tradie. After receiving dozens of nominations, we've compiled a poll with the top nominations.

Vote HERE.

Kenny Urquhart
Kenny Urquhart


Woman refused to take drug test because her ‘mouth hurt’

Premium Content Woman refused to take drug test because her ‘mouth hurt’

Sheree Ann Bennett-Wood said she wasn’t sure how the drugs got into her system.

Bushfire breaks out at Boyne Valley

Premium Content Bushfire breaks out at Boyne Valley

The fire is burning in a north easterly direction towards the Bulburin National...

Byfield singer joins Agnes Blues line-up

Premium Content Byfield singer joins Agnes Blues line-up

A Central Queensland artist has been announced as the fifth act to play at the...