20 YEARS AGO
On the second try, Monroe County Commissioners passed an ordinance enacting a point system to rank building applications.
Dr. Herman K. Moore, the outgoing president of the Key West Lions Club, passed the gavel to Manuel Boa, the new president.
The Florida Fishing Guide Association was asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to ban Jet Skis in the backcountry.
50 YEARS AGO
The Key West-based submarine Sea Poacher logged its 5,000th dive in the Gulf Stream off Key West.
Lt. Cmdr. Armando Canalejo Jr. graduated from Engineering School at the Naval Post Graduate School.
Gloria Bateman, Laura Soumar and Suzanne Holding of Marathon and Jacqueline Ketchings of Key West left for Girls State, held in Tallahassee.
100 YEARS AGO
The Navy supply ship Celtic arrived from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.