MISSIONARY Sisters of Service nun Sr Cecilia Bailey celebrated 60 years of her profession as a nun which is a milestone for someone who was reluctant to join.
AT FIRST glance one could be excused for thinking it's a photograph of champion rugby league star Johnathon Thurston.
AN ELDERLY couple owes their lives to the bravery of Toowoomba man Jason Emeny, but like most people in his position, Mr Emeny doesn't see himself as a hero.
They met as school mates at Dirranbandi State School and caught up in Toowoomba 55 years later to find their friendship was as close as ever.
A sell-out crowd enjoyed lunch, drinks and plenty of laughter at the 9th annual MJH Finance Colour of Change Breast Cancer Luncheon at Fitzy's On Church.
The well-known generosity of Toowoomba residents was to the fore again with donations to the 9th annual Hand for the Homeless flooding in.
Local husband wandered the house for two days wondering where his wife was, when he eventually found her, she was not happy.
TOOWOOMBA newsagencies have been swamped with punters buying tickets in Thursday night's Powerball $100 million jackpot draw.
Nigerian Steve Omotosho has found his home in Toowoomba and now he wants to serve the community as a police officer when he completes training at the academy.
Toowoomba teenage singer Kyesha Stewart has a growing reputation among public performances and has become a must at sporting and cultural festivals.
Peter started in 1976 as apprentice typesetter/comp and has 32 years with The Chronicle in three stints (in between working/holidays in UK/Europe, Brisbane and Melbourne). Entered editorial from comp room in 1996.