History

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Heritage lovers announce 'self-help' plan to boost tourism

premium_icon Heritage lovers announce 'self-help' plan to boost tourism

STRUGGLING tourism operators take matters into their own hands by banding together to give Warwick a new brand.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

premium_icon A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

It would be unbelievable if it weren't for her shining smile.

100 YEARS: Today marks a huge day in your paper's history

premium_icon 100 YEARS: Today marks a huge day in your paper's history

IT'S BEEN a century since two businesses merged to become the Daily News.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Mystery lingers decades after Bundaberg woman went missing

premium_icon Mystery lingers decades after Bundaberg woman went missing

A DECADES old mystery involving a young, well-known Bundaberg woman has never been solved.

Engines already revving up for Allora's historic weekend

Engines already revving up for Allora's historic weekend

CHOO choo choose to go to this interesting historical display on Australia Day.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Early rural life to be celebrated in small town

Early rural life to be celebrated in small town

TAKE a step back in time with vehicles and machinery from throughout the centuries.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Descendant praises work that brought family history to life

premium_icon Descendant praises work that brought family history to life

HE REMEMBERS hearing stories of lavish parties, boom and bust in the early days of our region.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

A dance starts lasting love affair

premium_icon A dance starts lasting love affair

Mackay pair celebrate 64 years of matrimony and share their thoughts about how to make love last.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

The brutal beheading of Cicero

The brutal beheading of Cicero

On this day more than 2000 years ago, one of the most powerful men in the world was brutally beheaded in a macabre public display.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford Folk Festival fans will soon be able to experience the event’s magic minus the dust with big changes to the iconic site.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

The mysterious tribes clinging to their ancient ways

The mysterious tribes clinging to their ancient ways

For thousands of years, these tribes have lived bountiful lives on their remote islands and highland valleys. But genocide has decimated their numbers.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Killarney tornado helped start something Queenslanders need

premium_icon Killarney tornado helped start something Queenslanders need

WITH their tiny town in tatters, Killarney people told the government something needed to be done. The SES formed seven years later.

Brave act in storm sparked romance between Killarney lovers

premium_icon Brave act in storm sparked romance between Killarney lovers

'MY FIRST instinct was to shield her': Sparks flew between two lovers in the terrifying minutes when Killarney tornado hit.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

TOWN REMEMBERS: 'We didn't have time to do anything'

premium_icon TOWN REMEMBERS: 'We didn't have time to do anything'

RESIDENTS fear huge flood that ruined Southern Downs homes could happen again if water not properly managed.

Ancient computer uproar

Ancient computer uproar

THE world’s first computer — the 2200-year-old Antikythera Mechanism — holds such fascination that when someone cries ‘wolf’, everybody sits up and listens.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Beloved international scholar at rest in Warwick Cemetery

premium_icon Beloved international scholar at rest in Warwick Cemetery

EIGHTY-SIX years after his death, the former principal has been visited by students of his school.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Warbirds fly high on Remembrance Day in Warwick

premium_icon Warbirds fly high on Remembrance Day in Warwick

AERO Modellers day attracts three warbirds from Caboolture for successful open day.

Warwick Daily News extract from 1918 reveals armistice joy

premium_icon Warwick Daily News extract from 1918 reveals armistice joy

'THE grim tide of war has ebbed... today we are very properly rejoicing.'

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Call to value our heritage

Call to value our heritage

We are tearing down our history to make room for bigger buildings that make our suburbs all look the same

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Mysterious rocks found in canefield

premium_icon Mysterious rocks found in canefield

STONES inscripted with Phoenician carvings which are believed to herald the coming of a deity have been dug up on a Far Northern cane farm.

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