November 2020

Published a story 20th Nov 2020 8:18 AM

A LOCKYER Valley man says he has wasted 10 years of his life for two charges that occurred more than 10 years ago.

Man ‘wastes year of life’ charged with stealing, damages

A LOCKYER Valley man says he has wasted 10 years of his life for two charges that occurred more than 10 years ago.

Published a story 19th Nov 2020 3:52 PM

Check out all the glitz and glam from the Lowood State High School formal. PHOTOS HERE:

PHOTOS: Glitz and glam from Lowood High formal

Check out all the glitz and glam from the Lowood State High School formal. PHOTOS HERE:

Published a story 19th Nov 2020 1:24 PM

HAY, vegetables, livestock – we’ve got it all – and our next generation of farmers have plans to grow the region. Here’s what they have to say:

TOP CROP: Lockyer’s next gen to take farming into the future

HAY, vegetables, livestock – we’ve got it all – and our next generation of farmers have plans to grow the region. Here’s what they have to say:

Published a story 18th Nov 2020 1:16 PM

IS YOUR street on the list of the worst in the region for drug crime? FIND OUT HERE:

RANKED: Gatton’s worst streets for drug crime revealed

IS YOUR street on the list of the worst in the region for drug crime? FIND OUT HERE:

Published a story 18th Nov 2020 10:19 AM

Road works on Gatton-Clifton road are completed, but are just the start of major road works around the region.

Gatton roadworks get tick of approval at completion

Road works on Gatton-Clifton road are completed, but are just the start of major road works around the region.

Published a story 17th Nov 2020 2:10 PM

A Gatton farmer whose dam was almost empty has received a water donation.

Lucky Gatton farmer received 28,000 litre water donation

A Gatton farmer whose dam was almost empty has received a water donation.

Published a story 17th Nov 2020 12:33 PM

A GATTON teenager has won the rights to name one of the newest baby koalas at Towsville’s Billabong Sanctuary. SEE THE CUTE PHOTOS HERE:

Gatton teenager gives ‘amazing’ name to new baby koala

A GATTON teenager has won the rights to name one of the newest baby koalas at Towsville’s Billabong Sanctuary. SEE THE CUTE PHOTOS HERE:

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 3:48 PM

THE new principal, who has a passion for small schools, is aiming to stay as long as her predecessor.

Why country girl takes on principal role at small school

THE new principal, who has a passion for small schools, is aiming to stay as long as her predecessor.

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 2:32 PM

FAIRIES, unicorns, wolves and farmers, the list continues of special characters at Book Week. See the cute photos here:

PHOTOS: Cutness overload at Flagstone Book Week day

FAIRIES, unicorns, wolves and farmers, the list continues of special characters at Book Week. See the cute photos here:

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 8:11 AM

WHEN their Coast mum was brutally killed, a Lockyer family raced to collect the children before they went into foster care. This is their heartbreaking story:

Lockyer uncle steps up to raise children of slain woman

WHEN their Coast mum was brutally killed, a Lockyer family raced to collect the children before they went into foster care. This is their heartbreaking story:

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Ali Kuchel is the editor at the Gatton Star, having worked through the ranks as a journalist. Ali’s career has taken her from South Australia to Charleville’s Western Times in outback Queensland, to Gatton, back to South Australia for the Stock Journal and finally returning to Gatton. Her interests include agricultural, rural and equine journalism along with photography.