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100 years of Jackson’s QCWA

’Hip-pip, hooray,’ was cheered throughout Jackson last Sunday 26 May as people celebrated 100 years of Jackson's Queensland Country Women's Association. It was a...

Raising a cup for cancer

Mitchell’s Biggest Morning Tea ninth annual fundraiser for Cancer Council was their biggest event yet as the community filled the Mitchell Showgrounds last Sunday,...

Yuleba Street Mural unveiled

Maranoa celebrated the unveiling of the Yuleba Street Mural makeover project on 17 May. It was a day filled with joy as people admired...

Stitching memories

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Sport

Roma Motocross talent shines

Roma’s motocross brothers Nate Glasby and Tully Dalton are doing the region proud as they compete in the final round of the Sunshine MX...

Maranoa Archers podium success

We had a brilliant weekend on 25 and 26 May as a crew of 20 people travelled away to camp and compete at the...

Echidna’s celebrate old players and sponsors

Roma Echidna’s old players and sponsors were celebrated last Saturday 25 March with a rugby-union filled day. Spectators gathered on the Roma Echidna’s Gallas...

45 players tee off Chook Run at the Roma Golf Club

Another two great weeks of golf teed off at the Roma Golf Club. Friday 17 May was a great Chook Run with 45 players....

Final prep for North Albert

While it may have been a cold afternoon on Sunday, 19 May, the Maranoa Archers were out in force to get in some serious...

Wallumbilla’s two-day shoot

A beautiful sunny day set the scene for the Wallumbilla Rifle Club’s two-day shoot last Saturday and Sunday, 18 and 19 May. Results: Saturday: • Winner:...

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Art and great company

Maranoa residents got painting last weekend, 18, 19 and 20 May with Bare Boards workshops in Injune. It was a successful event with all...

Mitchell Show a great day

Mitchell was the place to be last Monday and Tuesday, 13-14 May as the annual show took place. It was much fun for all...

EXTRA MEGA GALLERY: Roma delivers a big show

What a massive two days it was for Roma last Friday and Saturday, 10-11 May as the grand annual Roma Show took off. With...

PHOTO GALLERY: Race gives Angel Flight wings

Central Queensland skies were adorned with benevolent aviators over the weekend as a convoy of light aircraft landed at Roma and then Longreach Airport,...

PHOTO GALLERY: Wallumbilla Annual Show attracts many

On the 3 and 4 of May the Wallumbilla community and surrounds came together for the annual Wallumbilla Show. With many hands making light...

PHOTO GALLERY: RCAT ladies’ lunch a hit

Women around the Maranoa enjoyed a day out at the Western Queensland Spirit Distillery for the RCAT Ladies Lunch on Friday 19 April. Guest...

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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Maranoa looks to the year of 2050

It was a night looking to the future on 15 May as the STEM School Program Future Maranoa 2050 forum and project was launched....

Amby’s Biggest Morning Tea

Amby's Biggest Morning Tea was held at Springhill Country Craft Retreat last Saturday, 18 May, numbers were back a little. There was a great...

Future of Roma’s community garden discussed

Passionate and enthusiastic community members came together on 14 May to discuss the future of the Roma Community Garden. People voiced of possible changes...

FULL STORY: Mother’s Day surprise

As Roma’s Sargeant family settles into life with their Mother’s Day newborn blessing they share the special experience with Maranoa Today. Mother Kayla Sargeant...

Roma learns Justice of Peace

Roma residents learnt about Justices of the Peace last Saturday 18 May thanks to a training session in Roma. As the attendees and teacher gathered...

Surat Water restrictions tighten

Water restrictions in Surat increased on Monday 20 May due to the town going over the water allocation, facing a potential fine from up...