Off Beat News

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Nike boycott backfires spectacularly

Nike boycott backfires spectacularly

THIS shop owner thought he was taking a stand for America. Instead, his mother was called a “w***e” and now he’s gone out of business.

Kanye’s ridiculous Valentine’s Day stunt

Kanye’s ridiculous Valentine’s Day stunt

KIM and Kanye have too much money, if this ridiculously OTT Valentine’s Day stunt Kanye pulled is anything to go by.

Wife killed after hubby shuts hot tub lid

Wife killed after hubby shuts hot tub lid

A drunk husband who prided himself on his outdoor spa allegedly trapped his wife inside the hot tub and left her to drown.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Annual event canned

Annual event canned

As fires rage across the region and with conditions as grim as they are, a much-loved annual event has been forced to cancel.

Part-time resident thanks community for keeping home safe

Part-time resident thanks community for keeping home safe

"The firefighters are just incredible, but it's the community spirit that is just outstanding.”

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Eukey couple celebrates 50 years of love

Eukey couple celebrates 50 years of love

Valentine's Day is either a day to love or loathe. For half a century it's been a special day for Max and Teresa Hardy.

What was that?

What was that?

Did you notice a strange cloud above the smoke on Tuesday?

LOOKING BACK: Stanthorpe identities to mark milestones

LOOKING BACK: Stanthorpe identities to mark milestones

Were you at school with these men?

Man slammed over dating demands list

Man slammed over dating demands list

An “atrocious” dating ad is being slammed online for its unreasonable list of demands a potential partner must meet.

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Motorists travelling along a busy road were shocked when they noticed a woman performing a very unusual act on the back of a motorbike.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

OPINION: Irreplaceables always with me

OPINION: Irreplaceables always with me

If history teaches us anything, fire is one part of mother nature that should never be underestimated.

$1.6m lotto winner’s bizarre act

$1.6m lotto winner’s bizarre act

When A Campbell hit the jackpot, he should have felt elated. Instead, he was “sick for days” before going to extreme lengths to stay safe.

'Who else will?': Firey's account of battling Girraween fire

'Who else will?': Firey's account of battling Girraween fire

"You can't go in there scared - in the end you can save somebody's life.”

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Where you can build a snowman in Queensland

Where you can build a snowman in Queensland

It's closer than you think.

Police pop question over wedding dress

Police pop question over wedding dress

POLICE are trying to crack the case of a potential runaway bride after the unusual discovery of a wedding dress.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Residents shocked by foul note

Residents shocked by foul note

A neighbour has left an expletive-filled note on the window of an interior design business, letting the owner know how much he hopes he fails.

Vinegar donation helping flooded Townsville

Vinegar donation helping flooded Townsville

The Stanthorpe company helping North Queenslanders recover

Massive barra freed from flood waters

Massive barra freed from flood waters

A MASSIVE barramundi has been given a new lease on life thanks to some quick thinking fishermen. WATCH THE VIDEO.

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

A BIRTHDAY prank to sprinkle ‘chocolate’ marijuana chunks onto a cake at a Sunday lunch has landed a family, including a couple in their 80s, in hospital.

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