IT seems 40,000 kicks can make a world of difference.
IT'S fair to say founder of Mackay Airport Beach Horse Racing Festival, Mick Pope, would be chuffed with how his larger-than-life legacy panned out this year.
WHITSUNDAY Police's investigation into a theft has been carried out to the letter - literally.
THOUSANDS of people from as far afield as England flocked to Mackay Harbour Beach today for the fifth annual Mackay Airport Beach Horse Race Day.
TWO teenagers were taken to Mackay Base Hospital early this morning after a two-vehicle crash on Greenhill Rd at Ilbilbie, according to Queensland Ambulance.
FOUR people were injured in a crash between two four-wheel drive vehicles on the Bruce Highway at Koumala overnight, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.
WELL known figure in Mackay's hospitality industry, Mark 'Laffo' Laffin recently reopened Claudies Wine Bar & Pizzeria
A SPORTS bar in Mackay city centre has closed its doors about six weeks after opening.
PARKSIDE Plaza in Mackay is celebrating its first year of operation today.
IF MACKAY Beach Races founder Mick Pope was still alive, he'd be proud to see the work being put in to make one of Mackay's most popular annual events a success