30 YEARS AGO
A local footballer pled guilty to a reduced charge of culpable homicide, after he got into a fight with a drunken neighbour, who then drowned in his own blood.
A Rutherglen man watched in horror as he entered a car park - and saw a teenager driving off in his car.
Two Cambuslang women had joined with a Rutherglen nursing sister to lend a hand in the battle against cervical cancer - as they aimed to raise money for a new laser for Glasgow’s Royal Infirmary.
A Rutherglen father had applied for a rates rebate because his children had to cross busy and dangerous roads to reach school.
Cambuslang racing driver Tom Brown saw his five-year reign as Scottish Formula Ford champion end.