May 2019

Published a story 16th May 2019 2:50 PM

THE first 5600 seedlings have been planted in the most globally advanced automated nursery in Southbrook, heralding a new age in horticulture.

Boomaroo's world-class nursery heralds new age

THE first 5600 seedlings have been planted in the most globally advanced automated nursery in Southbrook, heralding a new age in horticulture.

Published a story 16th May 2019 2:45 PM

THREE men who shot at Stanthorpe State High School with gel blasters have been charged.

Trio charged for shooting gel blasters at high school

THREE men who shot at Stanthorpe State High School with gel blasters have been charged.

Published a story 16th May 2019 9:28 AM

A MAN found with the drug ice also had in his possession prescription medication designed to help addicts wean themselves off opioid drugs, police allege.

Man found with 'ice' also had anti-drug addiction meds

A MAN found with the drug ice also had in his possession prescription medication designed to help addicts wean themselves off opioid drugs, police allege.

Published a story 15th May 2019 4:33 PM

TWO rifles have been seized by detectives as part of ongoing investigations into the attempted armed robbery of the Federal Hotel on Friday.

Rifles seized as part of Federal Hotel robbery probe

TWO rifles have been seized by detectives as part of ongoing investigations into the attempted armed robbery of the Federal Hotel on Friday.

Published a story 15th May 2019 4:24 PM

DRAYTON police are encouraging residents to record hoons in the area after residents raised concerns about dangerous driving.

How to help police catch hoons in your neighbourhood

DRAYTON police are encouraging residents to record hoons in the area after residents raised concerns about dangerous driving.

Published a story 15th May 2019 4:18 PM

CLINT Weber is staring down a $20,000 damage bill after two men ram-raided his Gowrie Junction store in a stolen vehicle early yesterday.

Store owner heartened by town's generosity after ram-raid

CLINT Weber is staring down a $20,000 damage bill after two men ram-raided his Gowrie Junction store in a stolen vehicle early yesterday.

Published a story 15th May 2019 4:09 PM

POLICE seized a number of gel blaster toy guns from a Toowoomba home after a woman suffered pain and bruising in a drive-by incident in Rockville on Tuesday.

Gel blasters seized after woman 'shot' from passing car

POLICE seized a number of gel blaster toy guns from a Toowoomba home after a woman suffered pain and bruising in a drive-by incident in Rockville on Tuesday.

Published a story 15th May 2019 8:01 AM

A FENDER bender on the Toowoomba Range has temporarily reduced traffic to a single lane as emergency services arrive on scene.

Toowoomba Range traffic down to one lane after prang

A FENDER bender on the Toowoomba Range has temporarily reduced traffic to a single lane as emergency services arrive on scene.

Published a story 15th May 2019 7:38 AM

UPDATE: Detectives are reviewing CCTV as investigations into a brazen ram-raid ATM theft this morning continue.

Appeal for witnesses as police probe Gowrie store ram-raid

UPDATE: Detectives are reviewing CCTV as investigations into a brazen ram-raid ATM theft this morning continue.

Published a story 14th May 2019 4:49 PM

TOOWOOMBA'S sporting scene has united against domestic violence, taking the Not In Our Club pledge to stamp out the social issue.

Toowoomba sports teams vow DV is Not In Our Club

TOOWOOMBA'S sporting scene has united against domestic violence, taking the Not In Our Club pledge to stamp out the social issue.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.