October 2019

Published a story 16th Oct 2019 9:43 AM

DESPITE fires threatening the small rural town of Mount Sylvia, Ferdinand will still be screening at the school’s movie night

School to host movie night, talk drought support

DESPITE fires threatening the small rural town of Mount Sylvia, Ferdinand will still be screening at the school’s movie night

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 10:32 AM

It doesn’t matter whether you’re from the city or a regional community, there’s always an opportunity to take one’s chosen sport to the top.

Elite level sport begins at community grass level

It doesn’t matter whether you’re from the city or a regional community, there’s always an opportunity to take one’s chosen sport to the top.

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 10:05 AM

TO SAY his life was impressive, inspirational is an understatement. He served many roles during his life in the Lockyer Valley.

Former Laidley Shire councillor honoured at funeral

TO SAY his life was impressive, inspirational is an understatement. He served many roles during his life in the Lockyer Valley.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 6:14 AM

One house burnt down and more than 30 fire crews battled to save several others.

Crews to return to two Lockyer fire sites this morning

One house burnt down and more than 30 fire crews battled to save several others.

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 5:37 PM

Fenced paddocks with water are available for about 10 horses

Riding group opens up grounds for evacuated horses

Fenced paddocks with water are available for about 10 horses

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 5:23 PM

The fast-moving, out-of-control bushfire that has forced evacuations in Thornton, Mulgowie and Townson has covered "a lot of ground”

National park blaze will take days to bring under control

The fast-moving, out-of-control bushfire that has forced evacuations in Thornton, Mulgowie and Townson has covered "a lot of ground”

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 12:12 PM

RESIDENTS in Grandchester and Laidley have been warned to stay alert with crews monitoring the area for fires.

Rolling coverage: School closed, warnings for Glen Rock fire

RESIDENTS in Grandchester and Laidley have been warned to stay alert with crews monitoring the area for fires.

Published a story 7th Oct 2019 9:53 AM

If Heck Freeman wasn't at the pub or working (as a butcher) he was at the track, after all, it was almost all he could talk about.

Mischievous man kept beer in slaughterhouse fridge for races

If Heck Freeman wasn't at the pub or working (as a butcher) he was at the track, after all, it was almost all he could talk about.

Published a story 4th Oct 2019 12:35 PM

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.