20 YEARS AGO
The Florida Department of Natural Resources said it supported the city's efforts to relocate Houseboat Row to a permanent mooring at Garrison Bight Municipal Marina.
Two divers spent five hours in the water off the Upper Keys, after they drifted away from their boat, until they were rescued by the Coast Guard.
Monroe County commissioners approved a capital improvement-building program that would revitalize the Truman School, old courthouse and jail.
50 YEARS AGO
John H. Costar was installed as president of the Hi-Noon Lions Club during ladies night at the Garden of Roses, at 115 Whitehead St.
Glenda Bennett was valedictorian of the Class of 1962 Douglass High School.
The City Electric System was cited by the American Public Power Association for its public relations program.
100 YEARS AGO
The U.S. gunboat patrol arrived from New Orleans.