From the Editor’s Desk: Recap of huge weekend in news
It was a huge weekend of news in the Gympie district, with the bizarre but miracle survival story of the man lost near Kilkivan for 18 days being found at a dam after surviving on dam water and mushrooms.
We only hope there’s an equally happy ending in the search now for his missing dog.
The other big news on Sunday was former Gympie National Party MP and Police Minister David Gibson’s revelations about the mental demons politics wrought on him and the happiness he has now found with his transgender partner.
As a former Gympie Times manager - before he went into politics - I knew David quite well and I wish him all the best in his new life in Western Australia.
A local resident was horrified to see a horse with what appeared to be a extremely tight bandage wrapped around its leg on Sunday and her post to social media drew hundreds of comments. Here’s the latest on that situation.
Real estate continues to be the hottest of topics in south east Queensland with properties in certain brackets continue to fly off the shelves.
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