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Honouring a legend

The community of Roma, the people of the Maranoa and those in the broadcasting industry in Queensland, will be deeply saddened to hear of...

Men’s Circle continues

Roma’s Outback Mind Foundation monthly Men’s Circle continues strong as they head into their second catch-up of the year. Since the foundation held their...

Random acts of kindness

Roma was blessed last Saturday, 17 February as Apex Roma celebrated National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Flowers from Floral Nook and Apex Cattle...

First race of 2024

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Sport

Roma and District Rugby League first win of 2024

Roma and District Rugby League team went head-to-head against the Warwick and District Rugby League Chargers last Saturday, 17 February. As the teams gathered...

February handicap shoots off

Last Sunday, 18 February saw 20 3D targets set out on Blue and Yellow ranges for the February Handicap round at the Maranoa Archers...

Craig And Hoff wins Cup

Racing in Roma for 2024 returned to Bassett Park last Saturday as the Roma Turf Club held its annual Sydeva Haulage Bendemere Cup program....

Summer Cup continues

What a great week it was at the Roma Golf Club last Friday, 9 February to Sunday, 11 February with the weekly Chubby Chook...

Cubs are right on target

It was a far cooler Sunday for archery on the weekend and our archers under 12 years, also known as Cub members, blew most...

Muckadilla shooting success

Muckadilla shooter, John Downes comes an overall second in the Crows Nest and Goombungee Rifle Clubs annual two-day shoot. Two members of Muckadilla Rifle...

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EXTRA MEGA PHOTO GALLERY: Festival attracts crowds

The grand Santos Festival of Rugby kicked off at the Roma Echidna’s home grounds last Friday to Saturday, 9 to 10 February. A crowd...

MEGA PHOTO GALLERY: Lines and Designs fill the Roma gallery

The 'Lines and Designs' art exhibition, featuring sublime, quirky and skillful artworks by 11 artists, opened to a crowd of 150 attendees at the...

Roma’s 2023 Dachshund Day woofing success

A windy, sunny day full of excitement and wagging tails set the scene last Saturday, 23 August. Over a hundred families and...

Ann Leahy thanks Warrego

Member for Warrego Ann Leahy invited individuals and businesses from the electorate to enjoy nibbles and drinks as a thank you for their ongoing...

Headspace leading all the fun

Headspace Roma hosts a craft group every second Tuesday which includes everything from painting to mosaics. For the holiday period, they put a few more...

Christmas by the track

Families, organisations and workplaces indulged in Christmas lunches by the track at the 2022 McDonald's Christmas Races held at Bassett Park last Saturday. It was...

Community News

Community help police recover stolen ATV

Roma Police are incredibly grateful for the community’s assistance in locating a stolen all-terrain vehicle, also known as an ATV, that was allegedly taken...

Power-out in the Maranoa

Residents in Injune, Eumamurrin, Bymount, Orange Hill, Mt Moffat and north of Roma will have an emergency power outage today, Wednesday 17 January from...

Heavy winds cut power in Mungallala

Ergon Energy Roma crews were called to some 'tough conditions' south of Mungallala today after last night’s storm knocked down six power poles. ...

Infestation of sand flies and bush mosquitos

Good rainfalls over Christmas and the New Year in many parts of Western Queensland have led to an early start for surging black fly...

Maranoa’s Best with Mrs Claus

With the Christmas spirit arising in the air, we found Mrs Claus taking it all in, so we got to know her and asked...

Keep the festive cheer in check

The Christmas holidays, though often a happy and joyful time, can also be a challenging period for some. “Holiday periods like Christmas and New Year,...

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SES trained in ATVs

SES members from all around SouthWest Queensland recently gained their accreditation in All-Terrain Vehicles, also known as ATVs, thanks to Austrail Training Services. The...

Schmidt in the house for Campbell’s Roma masterclass

Jock Campbell knew he wasn’t Eddie Jones’s type but also that he wasn’t playing well enough to warrant another Test crack. It’s a “clean slate“...

George puts his hand up again

George Ladbrook loves to call the Maranoa home and is keen to serve the region with another term as a councillor: To the residents of...

Meals help sought

Roma’s Meals on Wheels are urgently seeking more members and volunteers to continue providing an invaluable service to the communities’ most frail and...

MEGA PHOTO GALLERY: Billa Bite Nite a big success

It was a big night of joy and laughter as the Maranoa community gathered around for the Billa Bite Nite on Saturday 3 February....

Woman drives under the influence

A 53-year-old woman was charged with driving while under the influence of liquor last Monday, 12 February. Roma Police was called to a Warrego...