Why Rocky's runners are racing to join the latest craze

Early every Saturday, competitors of all ages and abilities file into the city's Botanic Gardens to take part in the Rockhampton parkrun.

Where in CQ did the Gold Lotto rainbow land?

Yeppoon couple bag a $1.3 million share in Saturday night's $20 million Superdraw.

"I didn't realise I was one of those winners”: local woman's win

What you need to know about this weekend's Nines

GAME ON: Rockhampton Brothers player Cohen Wassell (left) and Yeppoon Seagulls player Jonathan Tavinor are counting down to the Schwarz Excavation Nines, which will be played at Browne Park this weekend.

See which teams are lining up in this weekend's rugby league Nines

OPENING DAY: Expanding Rocky's whole food trade

NEW STORE: That Whole Food Place has changed location and plans on opening a new cafe in conjunction with their bulk food supply.

That Wholefood place opens in new location

REVEALED: Rockhampton, Coast schools with the best OP scores

OP results for schools across the state have been released.

One Rockhampton school outperformed all others in the region

Creating jobs focus for new RDA member

NEW MEMER: Grant Cassidy who has just been appointed to the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Fitzroy Central West Board with Federal Member Michelle Landry

Grant Cassidy the latest member to join the board

Facebook, text messages seal drug dealer's fate

Joshua Adam Bradshaw.

Police found methamphetamine, MDMA and cannabis in the man's house

Relationships Australia grand-opening focuses on Indigenous connection

CEO of Relationships Australia Queensland Ian Law and staff member Christos Aristidou

Historical moment as Darumbal elder opens support service centre

PRISON BREAK: 12 notorious Rocky escapees

Since 1999, at least 12 prisoners have escaped from Etna Creek

Oops, we've broken into the wrong business

Generic Rockhampton Court.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

How this break-in went wrong for this CQ crim

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New figures show strength of regional news media

Great local digital media coverage has seen more people signing up to be subscribers.

News Regional Media now reaching 3.5 million each month

Meatworks should focus on 'jobs for our youth, not refugees'

PROUD RECORD: Teys Biloela general manager Duncan Downie (left) and livestock buyer Laura Grubb.

Rockhampton businessman says at-risk youth need support

Supermarket wars: Expert explains what ALDI's Rocky move means

Coles, Woolworths, IGA and ALDI logo mashup.

Shopping expert says ALDI will drive prices down

The $35m idea that started in a home office

Zina Richter and her husband Pynith Char started out in their humble home in Bella Vista in Sydney’s north west.

This couple went from a home office to a $35m idea

Potential home buyers punished for doing the 'right thing'

Should I go to university or buy a house?

Smartphones ready to replace point-and-click cameras

Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 9, features a Dual Camera created with Leica.

Smartphones are posing an even ­greater threat to their camera peers

50 more high rise buildings planned for Brisbane CBD

Height limits have been scrapped for Brisbane CBD

800,000 more people expected to work in city over next 20 years

Unitywater defends price hike

BUSINESS HURTING: Chair of Regional Development Australia Tony Riddle has gone into bat for Sunshine Coast businsses hit by services charges.

Business leader slams utility companies

New suburb in the crosshairs of Coast vandals

UNDER WRAPS: Graffiti on art installations at the entrance to the newly opened Bells Creek Arterial Road has been covered up.

Vandal rechristens Stockland as something less than complimentary

COMMENT: Face it! Some men will always beat their wife

NO AMOUNT of legislation, no matter how sincere, will stop relationship violence.

'Every time I think of this stupid father I feel sick'

Baby Paige

Letter: Why didn't the grandmother speak up for little Paige?

LETTER: Malcolm Turnbull must take stand on Trump

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Silence offers tacit approval to US's policy on immigrants, refugees

Bring back free milk at schools

drinking milk

As a kid in the '50s we were given a pint a day.

OP scores tables: Why teachers, authorities hate them

How should we judge which are our best schools?

Schools, of course, cannot be merely judged on OP results

QLD must embrace coal or face blackouts, simple

coal generic mine mining Hay Point stacker retriever

Alternative energy sources such as solar power will replace coal

What's really going on inside Parliament?

Pauline Hanson may have been listening to Kanye West in her spare time - she wants pre-nups for all newlyweds.

'I think if we stand in a line, like this, and cross our arms.'

Five wheelie bins filled with dead bats after extreme heat

A Marburg woman picked up about 150 dead bats from her property.

Woman spends hours picking up rotting bodies

Palaszczuk rules out any deals with One Nation

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk speaks at the Queensland ALP's 53rd state conference on the Gold Coast, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt) NO ARCHIVING

Premier Palaszczuk adamant she will not accept One Nation support

Body of missing elderly man found at Coast beach

Police have confirmed that they have located the body of the missing elderly man at a Coast beach.

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing elderly man.

Crowds over the moon at launch

The SpaceX Falcon rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station.

2.5 tonnes of supplies head to the International Space Station

Building a better picture for agriculture

The Lego farmer checks the rain gauge after heavy falls.

Lego farm sparks a positive agriculture conversation.

TC Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

TC Alfred has formed offshore in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Rolf Harris says prison is 'slowly killing' him

Rolf Harris believes he’ll be dead within a year as a retrial threatens another six years behind bars. Picture: AFP

Jailed paedophile says he will be dead within a year

Interim satellite internet about to be switched off

An artists impression of the new Sky Muster satellite.

Homes may soon lose their internet connection

Mother of seven charged with making a homemade gun

Penrith mother of seven Amy Jenkins has been charged with possessing a homemade sub-machinegun.

Mother of seven charged with making a homemade gun

Teen filmed herself abusing a taxi driver in ugly rant

A Brisbane teen filmed herself verbally abusing a taxi driver

Taxing: Why ATO working day ends at 4.51pm

Generic pic of Dali-style clock. Photo Contributed

Push to extend working day 'highly contentious' among staff

Labor MP opens up about his own mental health battle

Mirani MP Jim Pearce, who has battled with mental health issues, says he'll back any move to get more help for people suffering mental health in regional Queensland, and further afield.

Petition for more counsellors in Sarina gets MP Jim Pearce's backing

4.8 Magnitude quake hits near site of Kaikoura quake

Nearly 800 people reported feeling the earthquake

A 4.8-magnitude quake has struck near North Canterbury

“It’s only been 30 days and he’s done more than Obama"

Donald Trump... still has plenty of support in heartland America.

'Damn right he is shaking it up. That is why people voted for him'

Trump invited club members to cabinet meetings: leaked audio

President Donald Trump during a campaign rally Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Melbourne, Fla.

Trump has been caught doing what Clinton was accused of

Annie Get Your Gun show a gun-slingin' wild west adventure

It'll be gun-slingin’ fun at the Yeppoon Town Hall for the next two weekends

Crab lovers help RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Service

Rotary of Yeppoon Club's Robert Blyde at the I Crab Classic held at Coucom's Crab Pots and Fishing Gear in June which raised funds for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Crab Classic raises $6500 for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

Krackers own Eat St event

Krackers Operations Manager and Keppel Bay Sailing Club Manager can't wait to host Tracks N Tunes at Krackers on July 29. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Southern Queensland food culture comes to Capricorn Coast

Lock and Hock set the stage for Annie Get your Gun debut

Amanda and Travis hock have been the directors, coreographers and producers of The Yeppoon Choral Society's upcoming production of Annie Get Your Gun at Yeppoon Town Hall this month. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Husband and wife duo talk about importance of community productions

Restoration breathes new life on Tanby Rd

TASTY TREATS: Enjoy a delicious High Tea at Kanangra Heights on Tanby Rd.

CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE: Enjoy High Tea with a beautiful view

Hard work post-Cyclone Marcia uprooted by act of vandalism

one of the newly-planted trees that was destroyed.

Recently planted trees target of callous act of vandalism

Sad surprise when one unwitting offence leads to another

UNPLEASANT SURPRISE: A man received an extra unpleasant surprise when pulled up by police with an expired licence. He also found that the licence offence put him over the drink driving limit, even though he was below 0.05%

Man finds his licence expired, and that puts him over the limit

Man risks his life to tap off his opel card despite fire

A bus fire has closed the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Would you risk your life to tap off?

Nude Olympics etiquette explained

NUDE SHOCK: The Alexandria Bay nude beach carnival is being shifted south of the border.

Rules and the deal breaker which could see the event canned.

Parking machine gives woman $26.80 in 10c and 20c coins

WATCH OUT: The Gladstone Regional Council handed out 308 parking fines in six months after employing its first full-time parking officer.

She ended up taking the change home in a 'vomit bag'

Turning houses into homes

L-R Cheyne White and Kylie Wanchap from Milk Interiors.

Yeppoon mothers combine their skills

Nude beach advocate says cops give him a raw deal

Herb Taylor has fronted court.

"Forrest Gump” memory slip to blame for licence blunder: court

Paul Murray listens to regions

The man who can talk underwater is ready to listen and broadcast it back to the pollies.

Why Hollywood’s siding with Brad Pitt over Angelina Jolie

Jolie may have the kids, but Pitt has custody of Hollywood

Tensions high at pointy end of MKR's round two

Things are really heating up on My Kitchen Rules.

Games are being played around the My Kitchen Rules table

Jungle Jay sent packing from I'm a Celebrity

I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Here! contestant Jay Laga'aia with Keira.

BIG friendly giant Jay Laga'aia has been eliminated from I'm A Celeb

Carson Kressley brings 'camp' to I'm a Celebrity jungle

"I am not all Park Avenue and daffodils” ... Carson Kressley.

Meet the "campest” campmate to star on I'm a Celebrity.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi mystery already solved

FILE- This undated file photo provided by Disney shows Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from the film, \"Star Wars: The Force Awakens.\" Hasbro said it is changing its Star Wars Monopoly set after an 8-year-old girl became upset that Rey, the movie's female heroine, was not included as a figure along with Darth Vader and Kylo Ren. (Disney/Lucasfilm via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

A key mystery surrounding the title of episode eight has been solved

Kids' game "full of f**king paedophiles" according to dad

A mortified dad has expressed serious concerns over an online game