The Highland Perthshire ward - famous for its breath-taking scenery - lies north of the Highland fault line which runs from Loch Lomond, through Dunkeld and into eastern Scotland.
Oor Wullie mania will take over Edinburgh tonight as the BIG Bucket Trail auctions reach the capital.
A knife killer on home leave from Castle Huntly prison near Dundee has been found after breaking contact with the authorities.
The Kinross-shire ward is known locally as the gateway to the highlands and at its heart lies Loch Leven, which is a major nature reserve.
When RBS came perilously close to collapse amid global economic turmoil almost 10 years ago, it was United Kingdom taxpayers who dug deep to save the famous old bank from going crashing out of business.
UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED
On the face of it, this weekend's St Johnstone v Hamilton Accies league match may not strike the casual observer as the most glamorous of sporting occasions.
Perth city centre was last year rocked by the sudden closure of independent department store McEwens of Perth.
St Johnstone players have been blasted by their manager for their poor form, lack of co-ordination and failure to get even the basic things right.
The Strathearn ward, north of Perth, follows the historic valley of the River Earn.