Tino plays for the Maroons tonight. Go the Mighty Maroons!
Tino plays for the Maroons tonight. Go the Mighty Maroons!

From the Editor’s Desk: a big week for Gympie

IT HAS been a week of grim news and wild weather in the Gympie region, with the sad mystery of the small, unidentified skeleton found down Keefton Road, and then the brutal death of a man down a ravine on a Gympie farm.

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Police appeal for information after human remains found in lonely bushland near Gympie

The bigger, brutal story around his death is still unfolding, with police now on the hunt for a fifth man.

Alleged murder victim Michael Hartley was living with his sister Sandy right before he was found dead on a property in Gympie.
Alleged murder victim Michael Hartley was living with his sister Sandy right before he was found dead on a property in Gympie.

MURDER CASE: How man in Gympie ditch was living out his dying days

FRESH FACED OFFENDERS: 9 Gympie teen crimes exposed

Detective Inspector Gary Pettiford at the press conference about the human remains found off Keefton Road near Gympie.
Detective Inspector Gary Pettiford at the press conference about the human remains found off Keefton Road near Gympie.

These came soon after two devastating car accidents which claimed the lives of Gympie residents, and in once case, the death of a second son for a well known Gympie region family.

Strange highway death is family’s second unthinkable loss

Good news sometimes seems hard to find, but there is some for Gympie folk, esecially those who love their Shannon’s Chips and who missed out this year with the cancellation of the Gympie Show. ALL THE DETAILS HERE

Shannon's Hot Chips operator Clyde Horrex.
Shannon's Hot Chips operator Clyde Horrex.

CLICK HERE: The men and women facing the Gympie court today

POWER 40 FULL LIST: the Gympie region’s most influential men and women of 2020

Gympie MP Tony Perrett survived a state-wide swing against the LNP to actually bolster his support at last weekend’s Queensland State Election, which has kind of paled in comparison to the tensions and high stakes of the US election, which you can watch live as the results flow in on our website.

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: MP Tony Perrett with his wife Michele.
WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: MP Tony Perrett with his wife Michele.

HOW GYMPIE VOTED: 3 towns go against the grain

Baby Maroons set to play like it’s 1995

And of course, our very own Tino will run on the field for the Mighty Maroons at 7pm tonight in the 2020 State of Origin opener and what a night it will be for this home grown superstar, even if NSW are the red hot favourites.

Tino plays for the Maroons tonight and was on the front page of the Courier Mail today doing his home town proud.
Tino plays for the Maroons tonight and was on the front page of the Courier Mail today doing his home town proud.

GYMPIE VOTES: Adorable winner of this year’s Best Mullet award

Regan, Gympie's Best Mullet winner
Regan, Gympie's Best Mullet winner
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BREAKING: Four fire crews battling Tin Can Bay blaze

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Smoke may affect residents and motorists in the area.

Crowd limit dumped for ‘virus safe’ Noosa Tri

Premium Content Crowd limit dumped for ‘virus safe’ Noosa Tri

Noosa Tri to go ahead without number restriction pending event review

BOM warns severe storms possible for Gympie region

Premium Content BOM warns severe storms possible for Gympie region

Gympie could be in for a wild afternoon, with BOM saying damaging winds, heavy rain...