20 YEARS AGO
A field of 1,500 runners took part in the 11th annual Seven Mile Bridge Run from Knights Key to Duck Key.
The Monroe County Republican Committee endorsed a campaign to limit state legislators, Cabinet officers and congressmen to eight years at their post.
The Friends of Fort Taylor received a $25,000 grant for material testing and analysis work planned for the fort.
50 YEARS AGO
The statue of Bernadette, which had been at the grotto on the grounds of the Convent of Mary Immaculate, was missing.
Boyce Parks was elected president of the Summerland Key Civic Association.
Nell Troup was re-elected president of the Fishermen's Hospital Auxiliary at a meeting held at Hanley's Lounge.
100 YEARS AGO
The P&O steamers Halifax and Gov. Cobb left for the North for the summer, and the Havana service for the summer was by the Mascotte and Miami.