IF IT weren't for the persistence of his wife, the cancer that was slowly developing in tradesman Col Considine might have gone unnoticed until it was too late.
GIVING up the grog for a month has proven something of a double-edged sword.
A WELL-RESPECTED family business is preparing to mark the end of an era in March when it will shut down a major part of its operation.
NO FEWER than 25 years have passed since a three-piece band from a small NSW town emerged on the Aussie alternative rock scene.
It will store storm water for a limited time, releasing it slowly via a small outflow at the lowest point.
PARAMEDICS are treating two people at the scene of a crash on the Warrego Highway this morning
Glowing away majestically in the eastern sky, next to a crescent moon, was a very bright, constant light.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to an unusual rescue early Tuesday after a horse found itself in an awkward position.
RIGHT or wrong, you have to feel for the thousands of war veterans and former service personnel affected by the controversy over the Defence Force pension
QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services crews remain on scene at a bushfire burning in the vicinity of Flagstone, Undullah and Ripley.
Born and bred in Ipswich, Andrew Korner has been at the Queensland Times since 2007. Over the past decade Andrew has covered country rounds, courts, police and emergency services and been editor of the Ipswich Advertiser. Andrew is currently the deputy editor of the Queensland Times.