20 YEARS AGO
Speculation was running high that Rutherglen Maternity was set to close as early as March 1998, several years ahead of the previously released schedule.
A schoolboy high on a cocktail of drink and drugs stabbed an 85-year-old pensioner in the face before leaving her for dead in her home.
An immediate in-depth review of hall lets was ordered by South Lanarkshire Council after weeks of unrest among local clubs.
The local citizens advice bureau in Rutherglen and Cambuslang announced that they would be going part-time from later in the year.
Residents in a Cambuslang block of flats were unimpressed when a chimney was nailed to their wall.