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Saturday, July 4, 2020

History

Childers awarded war trophy against all odds

The 210mm howitzer at Childers, known as the Krupp cannon, is much more than a stark reminder of the weaponry used in the First World War.

Childers Memorial Hall marks 94 years

Anzac Day 2020 marks 94 years since the official opening of the Isis Shire Council Chambers and Memorial Hall in Childers.

‘Bourbon Street' photo highlights a simpler time

A black and white photo of what was once named 'Bourbon Street' has given residents a glimpse into the simpler times of Bundaberg's past.

Few reminders remain of Isis Junction heydays

Passengers riding the daily train service between Bundaberg and Brisbane speed through Isis Junction, once the connection point of the North Coast Line and the branch line to Childers.

Verlie Foley, 99, never had toilet paper growing up

Verlie Foley puts current shortages in perspective when she reflects on her life more than 90 years ago when there was no toilet paper.

Tributes flow for former Mayor Allan Stewart

Many in Bundaberg are remembering former Mayor Allan Stewart as a great man who achieved much for the city. Allan passed away last Thursday on the Sunshine Coast, surrounded by his loving family.

Latest news

Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle reopens

Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle participants are celebrating as they return to the centre after months of absence.

Chance to get on the Moncrieff stage

The Moncrieff Entertainment Centre is shining a spotlight on local talent with artists and groups encouraged to submit ideas for its annual program.

New round of job-boosting grants available

A new round of the State Government’s Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.

Look back at State Talent Identification Series

This week in Sports Talk, columnist Vince Habermann looks back at the annual football State Under-16 Talent Identification Series.
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