One witness, who was 14 at the time of the alleged murder, said Mr Quartermaine was displaying “non-human behaviour”.
A Great Southern man has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating and dismembering his 'uncle', but he says the 'black magic man' was responsible.
An elderly couple were lucky to escape serious injury after their car and caravan rolled on Albany Highway near Cranbrook.
A new needle and syringe exchange program at the Katanning Hospital aims to reduce the spread of blood-borne viruses in the community and provide face-to-face support for drug users.
The Broomehill Central Bush Fire Brigade is looking towards a bright future after the opening of its first specially designed fire station, in time for the start of the bushfire season.
Katanning Regional Saleyards penned 18,918 sheep and lambs on Wednesday, November 18.
It takes a lot of workers to get grain from the paddock to port during harvest.
There was mixed results in round five of the Great Southern Cricket Association, two fixtures were completed while the other game was a washout across three grounds on Saturday afternoon.
Katanning elder Gabrielle Hansen spoke at her home town’s NAIDOC Week ceremony at Lions Park on Thursday, when more than 50 people gathered for a cultural celebration.
Tambellup Tennis Club held its annual open mixed doubles tournament on Saturday, with 34 players hitting the court in splendid conditions.
Katanning star Megan McKay helped Townsville Fire win their opening match of the 2020-21 Women’s Nation Basketball League competition last week.
Tambellup’s Penny Squibb is fighting for a spot in the Hockeyroos national squad after taking part in Hockey Australia Super Camp that wrapped up on Monday at the Perth Hockey Stadium
Crop yields for the current grain harvest have been deemed “better than expected” in the Grain Industry Association of WA November crop report.
When Lockie Bradshaw talks about the shearing shed you can tell it’s a place he’s passionate about. The recent graduate has spoken to the Observer about his interest in a career in the wool industry.
The shearing industry’s push to make the workplace safer has brought about a pilot program called Safe Sheds.
Australian Wool Innovation and WA Shearing Industry Association combined to launch the Shearing Shed Safety Program last Friday at Broomehill.
Tambellup opening batsman Jack Taylor continued his brilliant start to the Great Southern Cricket Association season, posting his second consecutive century in round four on Saturday afternoon
Shire of Katanning president Liz Guidera is set to bring her local government experience and insight into addressing rural medical workforce shortages to the board of Rural Health West.
Katanning’s rising stars will finally take to the stage tomorrow night in Katanning Dramatic Society’s spooky youth production.
Jake Blight produced an impressive innings to win the production sedan division at Attwell Park Speedway in Albany on Saturday night
The Boddington Lions Rodeo attracted a record crowd of 8200 on Saturday as spectators swarmed to catch the thrills and spills on show at the main arena.
Bob Garnant & Emma Taylor
A Katanning man will spend time behind bars after assaulting a Woolworths manager, trying to kiss a female customer and chasing other customers around the store.
Fleeces were looking lustrous, white and bright inside the McGuire family’s Jingalup woolshed last week, where shearing was under way after a dry season.
Great Southern farmers Ben and Mardi Stanich won their first WA Meat Marketing Co-operative Producer of the Year award after claiming top points in the crossbred large supplier category.
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