Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists

By Destiny Givens Yesterday, the finals of the Sheridan Cup were played out at Barlow Park, with the Cairns Christian Coalition New Earth Creationists emerging victorious, with an 8-7 extra time victory against the Parents of the Children of Mother of Good Counsel. Margaret Court, captain and half-back for the winning team accepted the trophyContinue reading “Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists”

Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced

By Destiny Givens The annual Christians v Atheists touch football competition has been expanded and now will be held on the first weekend in August at Barlow Park. It includes extra teams, including a Seventh Day Adventist contingent (pictured above). The event, conducted in a shirts/skins format, was originally scheduled for this week, but hasContinue reading “Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced”

Ruckus at Country Fair

By Kimberley Schloss Police were called yesterday to break up an ugly confrontation at the annual St Monica’s Country Fair. The trouble began when parents tried to eject members of free-love advocacy group, the Freshwater Swingers, from the event. St Monica’s principal, Sr Aloysius, confirmed that an information booth and had been allocated to theContinue reading “Ruckus at Country Fair”

Freshwater Swingers spreading free love

By Kimberley Schloss Free-love advocacy group, the Freshwater Swingers, held their annual general meeting at the Red Beret Hotel in Redlynch on Saturday night, with over eight members in attendance. The executive team (above) have raised the profile of the group considerably over the last twelve months, implementing a scholarship and internship program for nursingContinue reading “Freshwater Swingers spreading free love”

Christians heckle at abortion march

By Kimberley Schloss A group of protesters conducted a legal street-march through Cairns on Saturday calling for the decriminalisation of abortion. Members of the Woman’s Choice Alliance, the Far North Queensland Gynaecological Society and the Freshwater Swingers were all present. Numbers were slightly down because a contingent of stirrers from the Smithfield Sceptics and AtheistsContinue reading “Christians heckle at abortion march”