30 YEARS AGO
A regional councillor for Rutherglen and Toryglen was set to stand trial, accused of defrauding the Clyde River Purification Board.
The four brothers of an 11-year-old Cambuslang girl who had been rushed to London for an emergency liver operation were also at risk of having the same mystery illness.
Vast changes proposed by university students for the future of Greenhill Court were being studied by the local housing department.
Debt problems in Cambuslag and Rutherglen had more than doubled over the previous few months.
The hunt was on for the missing dog of a Rutherglen eight-year-old who was heartbroken at it disappearing.