BREAKING: Man armed with 'pole' holds child in Rocky stand-off

POLICE have swarmed into the front yard of a Rocky home.

Cowboy tells of terrifying moment bull tore liver

The moment Rohan is stomped by a bull during the PBR.

“When I started dry reaching in the arena I knew it was bad.”

Motorist's shock as rider 'tumbles' after he's hit by Lexus

ACCIDENT: A cyclists was clipped by a car on a busy Rocky road, a witness says.

BIKE rider hit by a car at 'full throttle' on a busy Rocky road.

43 Rocky locals go bankrupt in horror three months

ROCKHAMPTON locals are struggling to pay their debts.

Huge jets coming to Rocky Airport as passenger numbers rise

Cr Neil Fisher at Rockhampton Airport. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

Airport passenger numbers continue to grow

Terror experts on likelihood of an attack in CQ

Armed police block a road near to the Manchester Arena in central Manchester, England, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing over a dozen people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Counter terrorism academics explain threat to region

Nightmare clean up after Rocky business goes up in flames

CAR FIRE: Firefighters were called to the incident at about 8.40pm.

Fire crews work quickly to put out business blaze

McCulkin jury may consider manslaughter as an alternative

Vincent O'Dempsey.

"We know that he's a jealous, violent man,” the court heard.

Family man, former cop downloaded 142 disgusting images

THE 142 dirty images a family man downloaded are revealed in Rocky.

Man rushed to hospital after crash north of Rocky

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS, 
Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Emergency services called to crash at Yaamba

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We don't need royalties freebie: Adani

ENDLESS JOBS: A massive Central Queensland FIFO-base for Adani's $21 billion mine is expected to flood bring 1500 jobs.

ADANI confirms mine will be money-maker without $320m concession.

'Uncertainty' over job cuts eating away at Rocky workers

Aurizon workers.

A "WORRYING" email has put Rocky workers lives on hold.

More excitement on the way for bouncing business

BOUNCING ALONG: Flip Out owner manager Blake Peter's business is booming.

Trampoline facility Flip Out is booming

Mega drones are the future of retail

China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday, May 22, 2017 to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries.

China's biggest online retailer has plans to build a ‘mega drone’

Smashed avo complaint makes Aussies look like global idiots

Emma Jeffrey was one of many chefs around the country who modified their smashed avocado dishes for millennial penny-pinchers following Bernard Salt’s article.

Oldies complaining about smashed avo look like laughing stocks

Apple offering cash for switching from Android to iPhone

Appe is taking the smartphone war right to Google

Qantas and Vegemite, name a more iconic duo...

ICONIC DUO: Vegemite launches social media campaign to rename one of Qantas' new aircraft after the famous Australian spread (picture digitally altered).

What would you name one of Qantas' new planes?

Best and Less explains Grand Central ceiling collapse

A panel in the ceiling of the new Best & Less store in Grand Central fell in, shocking nearby shoppers.

Best and Less has explained why the ceiling collapsed at its store

LETTERS: RSPCA ads warm and fuzzy but wrong

THE RSPCA's new TV advertising is a perfect example of half-truths fed to a gullible public and impressionable youth, distorting perceptions of reality.

Penalty rates are workers' reward

REWARD: Judy Clarke thinks penalty rates should remain place.

A letter-writer reflects on penalty rates.

The world has changed since the 70s

FREE SPEECH: A reader thinks Pauline Hanson should accept the changing face of Australia.

No amount of bleating from Pauline Hanson is going to stop it

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

Jenny and John Cameron.

Dairy farmer invites vegans to answer questions in letter

OPINION: Rocky travelers can't let terrorism change plans

SCENE: Police outside Piccadilly station

THIS is why I'm not changing my plans for my dream holiday.

Dad's opinion: 'Child support is a privilege to pay'

I must be one of the lucky ones. But I’ll get to that in a minute.

How is it going, self?

Relationships are critical in human life, as evidenced by the viral six degrees of separation to Kevin Bacon exercise of a few years ago.

The most important relationship is the one you have with you

Teen, 19 threatens to call cops when dad gets physical with girlfriend

Generic stock photo domestic violence.  Photo Contributed

A GLADSTONE man has been told to leave a 7-year toxic relationship

Your newspaper just took out three global gongs!

News Corp's Hey Mumma named best in the world!

McCulkin murder trial: Theory labelled 'unlikely' by judge

Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne. The family disappeared in 1974.

Mrs McCulkin’s purse and engagement ring were left behind

Melbourne tram and truck collide

The City Circle tram and a truck have collided in Melbourne's CBD. Picture: Denis O'Kane.

City Circle tourist tram and truck hit.

Deputy PM rescues elderly woman at Parliament House

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce jumps into action to help an elderly woman at Parliament House.

Deputy prime minister to the rescue!

Dog becomes viral sensation after crashing news broadcast

The newsreader wasn't so sure about her new companion.

A dog has become a viral sensation after interrupting a newsreader

Bad Girls Advice Facebook page mocks Manchester tragedy

Some members are amused by those getting upset.

Calls for the female-only Facebook group to be shut down

Siege inquest: Police took too long to act after shooting

DAY THAT SHOCKED THE NATION: A panicked hostage runs to tactical response officers after escaping from the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place, Sydney.

The coroner is handing down his findings into the Lindt Cafe siege.

UK Bombing: Terrorist trained during 'secret trips'

The crowd at the Manchester Arena was made up of children who went with their parents to see the Ariana Grande concert.

He was born in Manchester and grew up alongside three siblings.

Really? $800 for a Woolworths' Marvel Super Disk?

The collectibles are selling for crazy prices on eBay

BOOTS ON THE GROUND: UK fears 'imminent' terror attack

Armed soldiers will patrol the streets instead of armed police,

Manchester homeless hero’s estranged mum reaches out

Chris Parker, the homeless hero who ran back to help victims during Manchester terror attack.

Homeless hero's estranged mum urges him to get in touch

Manchester attack: Mum 'doesn’t know her daughter has died'

Saffie-Rose Roussos, eight, is the youngest fan to have been confirmed dead

She is one of the youngest Brits ever killed in a terror attack

Gen-Yers are suing their parents for financial support

An economic crisis has led to "parasite children".

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

Billionaire Amazon boss wants to colonise the moon

Amazon has conquered the retail world, now it’s aiming for the stars

WATCH: 'Old man' goes wrong way around roundabout

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An elderly man head a close call with another driver yesterday.

Bay to star in Hollywood shark thriller ‘Cage Dive’

Megan Peta Hill is one of lead actors in Cage Dive, with 75% of scenes filmed in Hervey Bay.

And our visiting humpback whales also make appearance.

5 reasons you're tired of Domino's, according to Domino's

Pineapple on pizza is not one of them, oddly enough.

Ballina brothel lifting a social taboo

Ballina Exclusive Company sex workers say catering to the disabled has its health benefits.

Disabled clientele benefit from sex visits.

'Hurricane S***rina': Dad finds category five poo explosion

Fearing the worst, the panicked dad ran up to little Alessandra’s room — where he was faced with a stinky disaster zone.

"It looked like a real category 5 s*** storm blew thru her room."

All bets on Judah to win battle to become the Voice

AS THE reality singing contest heads into the Battle Rounds, Mackay's Judah Kelly is the clear favourite to win the competition.

Kim Kardashian slammed over Manchester tribute

Kim Kardashian's tribute to Manchester didn't go down well

Top Gun 2 movie is happening, Tom Cruise confirms

Tom Cruise in a scene from the movie Top Gun.

TOM Cruise delights fans with announcement on Sunrise.

The first Baywatch movie reviews are in

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

Critics were less than impressed.

Boyfriend loses it over sex lie

Stacey Louise’s sex lie destroys her relationship.

SEVEN Year Switch’s Stacey told a fib about her sex life.

Why Crowe’s thankful for those ‘bulls**t’ rumours

Russell Crowe and Terri Irwin in 2007.

Crowe and Terri Irwin have been dodging dating rumours for years now

MOVIE REVIEW: King Arthur - Legend of the Sword

Charlie Hunnam in a scene from the movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Why the critics have got Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur all wrong.