Off Beat News

Mon 17 Jun 2019

'We were lazy': Gympie Cats rue crucial loss in finals race

premium_icon 'We were lazy': Gympie Cats rue crucial loss in finals race

Huge quarter time deficit spells disaster for the home side.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

An anonymous bidder has paid more than $A8 million for a Yankees jersey that belonged to America's baseball legend Babe Ruth - a record for sports memorabilia.

UNDER ATTACK: It's Gympie pandemonium as birds attack

premium_icon UNDER ATTACK: It's Gympie pandemonium as birds attack

Resideents wonder where the damage will end

Day in the life of adventure travel company owner

premium_icon Day in the life of adventure travel company owner

International tour guide idea first brewed over a few cheeky pints under the sun.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Would you spend a week’s rent on this?

Would you spend a week’s rent on this?

It’s enough money to cover a return flight to Bali or the weekly rent. So how could one shot be so expensive and where can you try one?

Incredible photo: Snake finds meal at Gympie region house

premium_icon Incredible photo: Snake finds meal at Gympie region house

IT'S nature at its brilliant best, but this time it came at the expense of one particularly unfortunate bird.

The Gympie boxer who made history 50 years ago this month

premium_icon The Gympie boxer who made history 50 years ago this month

'In the short time he was in the ring the Gympie boy showed himself to be a most accomplished fighter.'

Family's heartbreak: RSPCA says horse suffering in pain

premium_icon Family's heartbreak: RSPCA says horse suffering in pain

PETS are part of the family so it comes as no surprise that people do everything in their power to save them. But what if that's not the right thing to do?

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gympie Cat's stunning goalkicking run

premium_icon PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gympie Cat's stunning goalkicking run

A five-goal debut steered the Cats to a Round 1 win against the ladder-leading Moreton Bay Lions, but Harris' last month has been even more impressive.

Gympie's heart-warming donation to flood struck farmers

premium_icon Gympie's heart-warming donation to flood struck farmers

Ron and Kylie Cook were left with just 10 of their 350 cattle.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

A Russian woman dubbed the “most beautiful poker player” has been found dead in her apartment, reportedly dying in a bizarre accident.

Giant Ice Age wolf head found in Siberia

Giant Ice Age wolf head found in Siberia

THE severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.

'Incredible': Human cannonball to wow crowds at show

premium_icon 'Incredible': Human cannonball to wow crowds at show

Warren Brophy first decided two years ago to lower himself into the mouth of a cannon to be propelled through the air untethered and at high speed.

Gympie region neighbour fight gets 'vicious' over fence

premium_icon Gympie region neighbour fight gets 'vicious' over fence

Phones, irrigation pipes allegedly involved in sour negotiations.

Uber is operating in Gympie, but not officially

premium_icon Uber is operating in Gympie, but not officially

Uber launched in five regional towns late last year.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Queensland: this is what gets you hot

premium_icon Queensland: this is what gets you hot

Lovehoney has released a 'sex map' of Australia which says a lot about Queenslanders' sex habits. The research also reveals our favourite role playing outfits.

Man’s horror find in plane food

Man’s horror find in plane food

A passenger has been left gagging in his seat after opening his in-flight snack and finding an unwelcome sight under the foil lid.

Gympie boxing king working just as hard outside the ring

premium_icon Gympie boxing king working just as hard outside the ring

IF YOU'RE lucky enough, sometimes you get to meet people who truly inspire change in your life.

VIDEO: Devastating Round 1 KO in Gympie boxer's title fight

premium_icon VIDEO: Devastating Round 1 KO in Gympie boxer's title fight

His opponent had hundreds of fights to his name, but now Danny's the one in line to become world champ.

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