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Sun 24 May 2020

Maranoa Wildlife discuss Roma's animal collision ranking

Maranoa Wildlife discuss Roma's animal collision ranking

The wildlife centre responded to recent data that revealed Roma had the highest total of animal collisions across Queensland.

Sat 23 May 2020

Former mayor ‘kept shire afloat’ amid water woes

premium_icon Former mayor ‘kept shire afloat’ amid water woes

A former southwest Queensland mayor has been recognised for the important role he played in protecting his shire from destruction amid plans for water buybacks.

Roma’s worst drivers named and shamed

premium_icon Roma’s worst drivers named and shamed

HERE are the worst of Roma drivers who have pleaded guilty in the last Roma Magistrates Court sitting on Tuesday.

Woman with sticky fingers faces court for stealing

premium_icon Woman with sticky fingers faces court for stealing

A ROMA mother who stole groceries from Woolworths tried to deny her actions to police by saying they were items from other stores she had already paid for.

REVEALED: The future of Target Roma

premium_icon REVEALED: The future of Target Roma

The future of the beloved Target store in Roma has officially been announced.

Binge your TV faves as $10 streaming service kicks off

Binge your TV faves as $10 streaming service kicks off

Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Chernobyl - The world’s most binge-worthy shows are now available on a brand new super cheap streaming platform in Australia.

QA back open for business since March

premium_icon QA back open for business since March

THE Queens Arm’s Hotel has reopened their doors to patrons for the first time in close to two months.

Fri 22 May 2020

Tributes flow for fallen men after horror crash

premium_icon Tributes flow for fallen men after horror crash

Lost but never forgotten: Loved ones speak out about losing ‘amazing men’ in Western Downs horror crash.

Multimillion dollar investment in southwest Queensland roads

premium_icon Multimillion dollar investment in southwest Queensland roads

Millions of dollars will be spent on improving roads and council facilities across six southwest Queensland councils, boosting COVID-hit economies.

Two juveniles in police custody after stolen car chase

premium_icon Two juveniles in police custody after stolen car chase

UPDATE: Roma police have taken two youths into custody after they were located on Foott St.

What Target shutdowns mean for Roma store

premium_icon What Target shutdowns mean for Roma store

Up to 75 Target stores across the country will be shuttered and 92 will be converted to Kmart outlets. Here’s what that means for the Roma store.

Roma courthouse receiving much needed upgrades

premium_icon Roma courthouse receiving much needed upgrades

AFTER receiving some negative backlash about the state of the grounds, the courthouse Registrar said it’s important to know what is going on behind the scenes before...

Mother and daughter dedicate their time

premium_icon Mother and daughter dedicate their time

This mother and daughter combo deserve a medal for all the time they put into the local community.

Mother and son face up to bad behaviour in court

premium_icon Mother and son face up to bad behaviour in court

A ROMA mother and son have both faced court for some bad behaviour towards police.

Driver fights for life after three die in fiery crash

premium_icon Driver fights for life after three die in fiery crash

ROAD TRAGEDY: Details have emerged at a press conference about what caused the fatal Chinchilla crash.

Hospital transition incoming for Roma health workers

premium_icon Hospital transition incoming for Roma health workers

The South West Hospital and Health Service’s new board chief has indicated when health workers could be moving in to the new Roma Hospital.

$6M Outback Natural history museum taking shape

premium_icon $6M Outback Natural history museum taking shape

THE WALLS are going up at the $6.615 million Eromanga Natural History Museum’s new visitor centre, café, theatre, interpretative corridor and amenities.

There for locals at a time of crisis

premium_icon There for locals at a time of crisis

VOLUNTEER WEEK: Ian Peters has volunteered his time to the Rural Fire Service for over three decades.

Three killed as car erupts in fireball in horrific Qld crash

premium_icon Three killed as car erupts in fireball in horrific Qld crash

Police are reportedly investigating if speed was a factor after a witness came forward saying the car overtook them shortly before the smash.

Triple tragedy devastates small community

premium_icon Triple tragedy devastates small community

AFTERMATH: Daylight reveals the extent of the crash on Chinchilla Tara Rd.

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