A former pupil who called a Dundee primary school using a "Chinese accent" and told staff there was a bomb was described as "immature" when he appeared at court.
Students from Carnegie College in Dunfermline have staged a protest against cuts to some courses.
Plans for a £325 million biomass plant at Rosyth have been backed by Fife planning committee, on condition a number of concerns are addressed.
A Dundee councillor has expressed his shock that dozens of armed youths have been engaging in gang fights in a city park.
Two Perthshire landladies have made it through to the finals of a UK-wide competition.
One of Dundee's best-known pubs for football fans has closed after the licensee was declared bankrupt.
A Staffordshire bull terrier that left an Angus woman requiring surgery is to be castrated and kept muzzled, but could escape destruction.
Police have launched a new effort to prevent a minority among the country's "wild campers" from spoiling the Perthshire countryside this year.
As the Scottish Election race approaches polling day Prime Minister David Cameron writes exclusively for today's Courier on the Conservative Party's vision for Scotland.
St Johnstone will be without regular central defenders Michael Duberry and Steven Anderson for the club's next two matches against Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Hibs.