May 2019

Published a story 24th May 2019 2:00 PM

A FORMER primary school teacher has been sentenced to 6 months jail after a court heard the downward spiral her life took when a friend introduced her to meth.

'Rock bottom': Former primary school teacher jailed

A FORMER primary school teacher has been sentenced to 6 months jail after a court heard the downward spiral her life took when a friend introduced her to meth.

Published a story 24th May 2019 1:20 PM

A LAWYER has described his client's shocking downfall from holding a supervisor's position earning $3000 a week to illicit drug use, possession of weapons.

Former supervisor's spiral, caught with drugs and weapons

A LAWYER has described his client's shocking downfall from holding a supervisor's position earning $3000 a week to illicit drug use, possession of weapons.

Published a story 23rd May 2019 7:49 AM

The pair got into a fight over a photo posted on the victim's Facebook page

Brother-in-law needs stitches after one-punch attack

The pair got into a fight over a photo posted on the victim's Facebook page

Published a story 21st May 2019 3:23 PM

A GLADSTONE man who sped off on the Bruce Highway from police after being pulled over will have to pay 1800 in fines, a magistrate has ordered.

Bruce Hwy flee from police costs hoon $1800 in fines

A GLADSTONE man who sped off on the Bruce Highway from police after being pulled over will have to pay 1800 in fines, a magistrate has ordered.

Published a story 20th May 2019 12:15 PM

POLICE conducting roadside breath tests nearby watched as a drink driver got out of her car and swapped seats with her passenger, a court was told.

Drink driver caught trying to swap seats at RBT site

POLICE conducting roadside breath tests nearby watched as a drink driver got out of her car and swapped seats with her passenger, a court was told.

Published a story 19th May 2019 1:57 PM

"She was rescued when she was four months old from a severe abuse situation.”

Bull Arab living her best life after rescue from abuse

"She was rescued when she was four months old from a severe abuse situation.”

Published a story 19th May 2019 12:51 PM

NOW that the polls have closed for the Division of Flynn The Observer can reveal how each region voted and who the preferred candidate was.

ELECTION: Breakdown of key Flynn polling booths

NOW that the polls have closed for the Division of Flynn The Observer can reveal how each region voted and who the preferred candidate was.

Published a story 19th May 2019 8:05 AM

Two women were injured in the West Gladstone crash on Philip Street overnight

Woman injured in multi-vehicle crash

Two women were injured in the West Gladstone crash on Philip Street overnight

Published a story 16th May 2019 3:17 PM

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted a temperature rise that residents will feel at night

Nights set to heat up with pressure above, below region

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted a temperature rise that residents will feel at night

Published a story 16th May 2019 11:26 AM

Man rocks up at ex-girlfriend's Barney Point house and hurls abuse at new boyfriend

'Little b---h': Man's aggressive street outburst

Man rocks up at ex-girlfriend's Barney Point house and hurls abuse at new boyfriend

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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.