December 2018

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 2:36 PM

ALTHOUGH it felt like Gladstone could never cop a break these recent weeks with ever-changing weather events, conditions are expected to ease.

Gladstone's crazy weather to ease with temperature drop: BoM

ALTHOUGH it felt like Gladstone could never cop a break these recent weeks with ever-changing weather events, conditions are expected to ease.

Published a story 9th Dec 2018 11:25 AM

DRINK DRIVERS: One man blew nearly four times the legal limit and lost his licence for 9 months.

Drink drivers face fines, loss of license in court

DRINK DRIVERS: One man blew nearly four times the legal limit and lost his licence for 9 months.

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 4:22 PM

Man's denied bail for violent attack on woman, 11-year-old child

Gladstone man could kill victims if granted bail: police

Man's denied bail for violent attack on woman, 11-year-old child

Published a story 7th Dec 2018 4:21 PM

A GLADSTONE mum who tried to bite a cop in a violent struggle to get her to the watch house has been told to be a better role model.

'Deplorable': Mum told to be better role model for children

A GLADSTONE mum who tried to bite a cop in a violent struggle to get her to the watch house has been told to be a better role model.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 11:07 AM

CUSTOMERS were brought to tears when they found out their favourite cafe was closing

Customers devastated as cafe closes, now up for sale

CUSTOMERS were brought to tears when they found out their favourite cafe was closing

Published a story 5th Dec 2018 10:38 AM

A WOMAN who left a voice mail for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services threatening to bomb the Gladstone police station will stay locked up.

Woman leaves bomb threat voice mail for Minister: police

A WOMAN who left a voice mail for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services threatening to bomb the Gladstone police station will stay locked up.

Published a story 4th Dec 2018 1:59 PM

TWO years since the Spirit of 1770 maritime disaster, a court has confirmed the captain did everything he could to ensure the safety of 46 passengers.

Charges dropped against captain at helm of abandoned vessel

TWO years since the Spirit of 1770 maritime disaster, a court has confirmed the captain did everything he could to ensure the safety of 46 passengers.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2018 5:40 PM

A DECKHAND'S evidence has derailed a hearing into why mayday wasn't called when the <em>Spirit of 1770</em> went up in flames.

Captain unable to call mayday when vessel burst into flames

A DECKHAND'S evidence has derailed a hearing into why mayday wasn't called when the Spirit of 1770 went up in flames.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2018 7:47 AM

A TEENAGER accused of being involved in the "pack rape" of a young girl has been found and arrested by Gladstone police four hours away from his bailed address.

Child rape accused located in Gladstone: police

A TEENAGER accused of being involved in the "pack rape" of a young girl has been found and arrested by Gladstone police four hours away from his bailed address.

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Sarah began writing in 2014 and for The Observer in 2015. She left the region in 2017 for a reporting stint at the Sunshine Coast and returned to her hometown one year later. From day one she has had a keen interest in police, court and crime reporting.