This week’s bumper edition includes an interview with the innocent victim of a shooting in Carluke, and fears for the safety of those using Lanark’s new cemetery at Springbank.
There is terrific news for those who want easier access to Glasgow and Edinburgh, with the unexpected announcement of extra trains.
Carluke finds fame when twinned with Monte Carlo, and First Minister Alex Salmond opens the Clyde Windfarm.
There is chance to find out about a schoolteacher chosen as a torchbearer for the Paralympics, and a look at the Lanark Cornets contingent who took part in the Edinburgh Ride-Out.
There is international backing for the campaign to safeguard the Falls of Clyde area in the event of a quarry extension plan, and two of Clydesdale’s sewage works face official criticism.
The youngsters have been busy too – Crawford schoolchildren had a day out to Cleghorn Glen, and Woodpark said goodbye to their lollipop lady.
All this plus all the entertainment in the days ahead, your letters, your local news and your sport, for only 55p!