Local News Headlines for Friday August 4, 2017

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Local News Headlines for Friday August 4, 2017

A South Mackay man's been charged after playing up on a bus..The 46 year old allegedly drinking alcohol on trip to Townsville on Wednesday when police say he became aggressive and inappropriate towards a woman. The bus driver pulled over at a service station on Tennyson street where the man got off and was arrested.. He'll front court on August 21st..

A man's caused chaos on a TigerAir flight bound for Proserpine.. The 33 year old reportedly playing with a lighter in the toilet on yesterday's flight from Brisbane.. He was met by police at the Whitsunday Coast Airport and fined .. also given a court date.

A man has run away from a Bakers Creek crash ..  taking a dog and a skateboard with him.. Reports two utes collided yesterday afternoon at the intersection of the Bruce highway and Gorman street... One of the drivers trapped in the car before firies freed them.

Police are hunting for thieves who stole tools from the back of a car in Mount Julian.. They forced entry into the tool box between 5pm on July 29 and midday on Monday.. A drill and battery were taken .. with many other tools of value ignored.. Contact crime stoppers if you know anything.

A man is wanted by Whitsunday Police for property crimes.. A string of offences happening on July 29 .. police think he can help with their investigations. Cannonvale businesses were targeted.. with cash and other items allegedly stolen. Call crime stoppers if you can help.

Sugar City Con is back again for another year at the Mackay Showgrounds. Tomorrow's event is not only for the hard core pop culture fans but also for those movie buffs and comic lovers. President Toni-Lee Munro says International actress Kelly Hu is their international guest.


The Mackay Hawks will push to retain their first position on the AFL ladder this weekend.. They're taking on North Mackay in the round 16 action ..  12 points separating the two on the ladder. While in other games ..The Whitsunday Sea Eagles are up against Eastern Swans..

The Sarina Rodeo is on this weekend.. Events kick off at 9am tomorrow .. with the main rodeo on at 6.30pm..