20 YEARS AGO
A poorly pensioner was at the centre of a black-out after soot started coming out of her fireplace and covered her room in black dust.
Children at Burnside Primary were having their lives put in danger - by their own parents, who the school accused of not taking enough care or caution when picking up the youngsters from school.
Speculation was mounting over the‘disappearance’of a teacher at Cathkin High - who the school believed had gone off and joined the Foreign Legion.
The Toryglen community came together for a meeting to work out how to curb the rising tide of vandalism in the area.
Rutherglen Community Council appealed for new members.