David Thompson’s inspiring service to country racing


The Texas Jockey Club is lucky to have a president as dedicated and committed as David Thompson and they can be even prouder as he was named a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Turf Club’s Country Racing Awards. The efforts of volunteers throughout the State were honoured at the awards ceremony last … [Read more...]

9 charges for drug offences in Texas


Police have charged nine people after a number of residences were searched in Texas last Tuesday, December 22. Texas Police, with the assistance of officers from Stanthorpe, Warwick, and Goondiwindi Criminal Investigation Branches and Yelarbon, Inglewood, and Wallangarra stations, executed a … [Read more...]

Texas Races 2015

Texas Races 2

There were a few light sprinkles of rain which teased crowds on Saturday morning, but nothing was going to get in the way of the 2015 Texas Cup. A great crowd of locals and guests turned out for the day and the racing certainly didn't disappoint. It was an extra special race meet for 5 … [Read more...]

Boost in prizemoney for Texas Cup

The Texas Cup will be held on Saturday December 12.

A boost in prizemoney will draw competitors and spectators to the turf this Saturday for the Texas Jockey Club flagship country race meeting. According to Club President, David ‘Tags’ Thompson, additional sponsors has helped pool together almost $40,000 in prizemoney across five races throughout … [Read more...]

Texas Girls Night In


Breast Cancer is a disease that has touched many of our lives, and local Texas ladies got together for a Girls Night In last week to celebrate the survivors and remember those past. More than 50 ladies converged on the lawn to take part in raffles and games to raise money for Breast Cancer … [Read more...]

School’s out for Texas travelers

Year 12 Graduates: Mia Thompson, Laura Henry, Annica Putzolu and Brodie Mathews

Fourteen years of school has come to an end for four fantastic students who recently graduated from St Joseph’s School in Stanthorpe. With so many years and bus trips behind them, Annica, Mia, Laura and Brodie have become like siblings over the course of their schooling career. Their journey … [Read more...]

Recipe collection puts the care into cooking

Lung Cancer Cookbook - Feature

Lung cancer is a devastating disease, but a new collection of inspiring recipes by lung cancer warriors will see supporters cooking for a cure. The Lung Cancer Warriors' Cookbook was the dream of Goondiwindi local, Frances Schembri, whose battle with lung cancer inspired her to raise awareness … [Read more...]