Pigs purposely run over off side of road or shot

THE owner of pet pigs purposely run over in Rockhampton is appealing for help to identify the person or people involved in killing three pigs last week.

Kekovich says don't be sheepish and check your blokes parts

CHECK YOUR PROSTATE: Ambassador Sam Kekovich tells Aussie men to get checked.

AUSTRALIAN truck parts network PACCAR Parts is aiming to donate $50,

Popular photo sharing app announces new sought after feature

YOUR BUSINESS IMAGE: Social media network Instagram can be a vital tool in business.

Instagram announced a much-needed feature

Love Holdens? Here comes the glam new era of imports

Seven-seat Acadia large SUV revealed by Holden alongside its new Trailblazer SUV and Astra small car, plus facelifts for Barina and Trax

Seven-seat Acadia SUV one of five car revealed

Grand Central confirms 'exciting' fashion store

Label is known for its bags, jewellery, shoes accessories and gift

Audi RS 6 Avant Performance road test and review

FAMILY TRACK DAY: Yes, the Audi RS 6 Avant Performance will do the daily family duties, but such is the twin-turbo V8's performance the odd track day is a must. The ton is reached in 3.7 seconds thanks to 445kW and smart quattro all-wheel drive.

Racing heart puts this wagon in a class of its own on the school run

Samsung Gear S3 evolves into smarter, tougher timepiece

The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier edition.

New toughened Gorilla glass and four day battery are features

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

The question quickly racked up more than 500,000 viewers

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Why this baby was renamed after three months

After three months of hearing people mispronounce their daughter's name, one couple decided something had to change.

Would you change your baby's name after three months?

'It felt like she'd spent the previous 9 years lining me up for this sting'

DADDY BLOGGER: Bruce Devereaux is a father of seven.

Daddy blogger Bruce Deveraux and the latest escapades of his family

Strong winds but plenty of fish

'BASSTASTIC': Ben Jones with a monster Borumba Bass - the Basstasstic Bass Fishing tournament will be on this weekend at Lake Borumba.

Strong winds but plenty of fish

Driver heads to Red CentreNATS for horsepower party

Red CentreNATS will showcase the best streets machines, elite cars, hot rods and classics at the event in September in Alice Springs.

Tickets for the second annual festival of wheels are now on sale.

No shortage of top fishing spots

BEAUTY: Sam Silliars pictured with a healthy Bass.

Target fish in skinny water areas

OPINION: Listen to tourism operators on reef health

Everyone wants the reef to stay healthy.

Nobody wants to hear news of the demise of the Great Barrier Reef

New $410,000 boat ramp opens at Borumba this week

A new boat ramp will open at Borumba this Friday.

$410,000 new boat ramp to open at Borumba Dam this week

Big smack: Macca's car park bingle

THINGS got into a bit of a McFlurry in a Bundaberg McDonalds car park this morning.

RECIPE: Tex-Mex with a seafood twist

Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill on the set of Surfing the Menu: Next Generation.

Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill's super fresh take on nachos

RECIPE: Quick and easy chocolate custard

Make this for your little ones or enjoy it for yourself

RECIPE: Sweet, simple strawberry surprise

Dominique Rizzo's fresh strawberry, date and pecan tart for Weekend magazine.

A simple, healthy and gluten-free strawberry tart to welcome spring

RECIPE: Super vegie a star of this no-fuss frittata

Use any vegetables you like in an easy-to-make frittata.

What to make for dinner when you don't feel like cooking

REVIEW: Wines with x-factor under $40

These three whites have roused some interest of late ...

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

OPINION: Make your own natural cleaners

DIY cleaning products are a great way to eliminate chemicals in your home while saving some pennies.

DIY: When renovation is purely for profit

Cherie Barber.

Renovating property is now seen as a legitimate way to earn money

Make your own homemade laundry detergent

Jody Allen is the founder of Stay At Home Mum: www.stayathomemum.com.au

The laundry cheat that'll save you hundreds of dollars each year

Ten genius uses for epsom salts you've never heard of before

Add a lavender aroma to epsom salts for a bath treat.

The pantry staple that has many life-changing uses

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

ONE of the delights of the late winter garden is the burst of colour that many of the flowering native plants bring to the garden

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Dumb act forces council to chop down 100-year-old trees

DEAD WOOD: Trees of more than 100 years of age have been poisoned at Queens Park. The council is offering a $4000 reward for information leading to the culprits.

Vandals poison century-old trees at Queens Park

The plants you can't kill

Air plants do not require any soil or potting mix to survive - in fact, it would kill them.

No green thumb? No worries!

Gardening: Not many flowers say Aussie like the kangaroo paw

The drought tolerant kangaroo paw.

The curiously shaped kangaroo paw is a world favourite

Gardening: Get creative with succulents' huge range

Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow and offer a huge range of shapes and colours.

Succulents are the darling of the gardening world just now

GREEN THUMB: Peaceful floral display

Tibouchina Peace Baby.

Peace Baby may offer year-round blooms in warmer climes

TOURISM BOOM: Overseas visitors splash on Sunshine Coast

THE Sunshine Coast is in the middle of a tourism boom with an explosion in international visitors and a massive spike in the amount of money they spend while he

Jaw-dropping beauty in Alaska

Kayakers paddle in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The preservation area comprises 1.3 million hectares of mountains, glaciers, forests and waterways.

A stunning wonderland awaits to be seen from a luxurious ship.

The great migration is an unforgettable spectacle

Charging zebras, as featured in the National Geographic television program Great Migrations. TOP RIGHT: One of Kenya's most experienced guides, Abdul Karim, from Sanctuary Retreat's Olonana Camp.

This epic spectacle has been called 'the greatest show on earth'

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?

Quicksilver Cruises' activity platform on Agincourt Reef. INSET: See maori wrasse and spectacular corals while snorkelling.

There's a lot more to the Barrier Reef than you know

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

What's on the big screen this week

THREE new thrillers open in cinemas today.

Love is in the air on The Bachelor, but not for Kiki

The Bachelor Australia contestant Kirralee 'Kiki' Morris.

BACHELORETTE bows out gracefully as show enters its final weeks.

A $65,000 bathroom? The Block's incredible budget blow-outs

The Block contestants Julia and Sasha spent a whopping $65,000 on their first renovated room.

TEAMS deliver most expensive en-suites in reno show's history.

Gympie Muster couch dumps down, but still a problem

TIPPING POINT: After an appalling year of couches being dumped at the end of the last Muster, festival organisers have taken litterbugs to task

EFFORTS to combat post-Muster couch dumping are proving effective

Cryptic crosswords: Top clues to solving them

Your guide to solving the cryptic crosswords in your local paper

Muster wristbands yield $21,000 in unclaimed refunds

Muster-goers collectively left about $21,000 worth of unused spending funds when they failed to claim back money on their bands after exiting the Muster.

Muster wristbands yield $21,000 windfall for organisers

Outrage as lingerie ad shows women wearing lingerie

Bras n Things have released a raunchy ad featuring women in -- you guessed it: lingerie.

Why hyper-real social media is causing a rise in depression

Elke Kahler wants young people to appreciate Instagram photos for what they are - moments in time. "There is a whole life that goes on behind that one photo," she said.

Instagram influencer and doctor share common message

Meet Toowoomba's top exotic dancer

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: Exotic dancers (from left) Alice Morgan, Celeste and Frenchie are heading to the United States after competing in Miss Vault 2017.

Dancers vie for top spot at Toowoomba's only strip club

Breast tattoo a cancer survivor's social media success

Kiwi Makkala Rose, 24, is the tattoo artist whose ink to cover breast cancer patient's surgical scars has gone viral.

Sydney cancer survivor's breast tattoo has set social media on fire

HOW TO: Run wild with bold, brushed-up brows

Model and actress Cara Delevingne at the European Premiere of Suicide Squad.

Get Cara Delevingne's arches in a few simple steps

Teen model dreams of a life by the sea

Gladstone girl Josie McAullay won the 2015 Miss Country Girl Australia Gladstone preliminary and will be representing Gladstone in September at the MCGA National Final against 79 other hopefuls from around Australia.

Laidback 16-year-old Gladstone model dreams of life by sea.

After Review, Hair salon are favourites

The staff of Hair Review, (from left) Amy Farrugia, Jamie Jack, Somma Turner, Georgie Harris, Hayley Naylor, Stacey Christenson and Natalia Gorman, who have been voted most popular hairdressers by Gympie.

Hair Review on Mary St has been voted most popualr salon in Gympie

Bunnings starts demolition of historic foundry buildings

BREAKING: Demolition of the historic Toowoomba Foundry has started to clear the way for the $43m Bunnings Warehouse.

US earphone company Jaybird homes in on the Coast

INNOVATOR: Immanuel Lutheran College graduate Judd Armstrong, 42, is the founder of wireless earphones company Jaybird.

If flapping earphone cables give you the sh**s, read this

In the market for some good fun and great deals? Check out Southside

Debbie Nicolaides with 'Marmite', who was one of her Wild River Goats available to be petted at the Southside markets.

People came from all over to enjoy the Southside markets.

10 treasures you can find at the Gympie markets

These hand dressed bears are but one of the unique and wonderful items available at the Southside markets.

10 Unique things availabe at the Gympie markets

OPINION: 5 ways I cut my grocery bill by $150

TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Save money on grocery shopping with handy, simple tricks.

TWO weeks ago, it was borderline intervention time.

149 sleeps: Six tips to get on track for Christmas

Boxing day salesat Gympie Central. Photo Renee Albrecht/Gympie Times

Here are six money saving tips to get you on track

Got a spare hundred bucks? Here's where you could fly to now

BIG BOOST: Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand all posted double-digit passenger growth into the Sunshine Coast Airport.

Wanna fly but ain't got the funds? Then make sure you check this out

Wide Bay among Qld's worst for heart health

RATING third worst in Queensland for heart-related hospital admissions - and fifth worst in Australia - by a recent Heart Foundation study, Wide Bay residents a

Seniors learn options for staying in their own home

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: Gympie's senior citizens are invited to a conference empowering them with the knowledge they may need to ensure they stay living in their own homes for as long as possible.

Gympie region seniors can learn how to stay in their own home longer

Coast dad fights suicide for son who died

Andy Marriott lost his son to suicide and now he works to help others.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Dad takes up fight against suicide

How to lose 51kg in six months

Paul Nugent of Forest Lake has recently lost more than 51kg.

VIDEO: Father of four shares his amazing weight loss tale

How to get rid of a headache in two minutes

One man thinks he's got the answer for curing a headache, pronto

Diet, not drugs, best way to beat heart disease: study

Hervey Bay Food and Wine Festival. Photo Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Study followed 1200 people who had history of heart disease

Why this woman is doing the 22 push-up challenge

Toowoomba woman Elka Barnard is one of dozens of people in Toowoomba supporting veterans by doing 22 push-ups.

Photo Contributed

... and why you should be doing it too

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

A WOMAN asked on an online forum whether there was anything wrong with sleeping naked with her 16-year-old son.

"Record”: Baby christened with eight great-grandparents

Chris and Sheena Geiger, with Lauren and Casey Kovavcich as Father Cheripuram christens baby Kovi.

Kovi was treated to a christening few others get to experienc

Motherhood was a confidence booster for Mila Kunis

Actor Mila Kunis

Bad Moms actor expecting her second child

Are our views on fatherhood outdated?

Blogger Charlie Capen with his sons Finnegan and Arden.

Stranger to woman about husband: "Did you know you have three kids?"

Movies in the park to help protect Gympie children

Murwillumbah East Public school kindy kids first day- Now thats a serious backpack! Dylan Hawthorne on his first day at Kindy 
Photo Blainey Woodham / Tweed Daily News

How you can help protect our vulnerable youngsters

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

SINGLE girlfriends have recently been posing the timeless question, where do you meet men?

Cheater site criticised for safety standards

Ashley Madison serviced people seeking discreet affairs

Is this the world's most controlling boyfriend?

"When I text you, you are to answer."

Seven Apps that could fix your sex life

Your First Date app guides you to the best questions to ask.

To hell with learning when you're ovulating