20 YEARS AGO
The Florida Department of Natural Resources ruled that federal law does not preclude state or local governments from making rules of where and when a boat can anchor.
The strike by Keys lobster fishermen ended when fish houses agreed to pay $3.50 per pound.
Three-time Olympic gold medal winner Alberto Tomba of Italy was stopped for reckless driving. He was clocked doing 74 mph in a 45 mph zone and passing 10 cars using the middle turn lane.
50 YEARS AGO
A controversy was raging concerning the admittance of a doctor of osteopathy medicine to practice at Fishermen's Hospital in Marathon.
The Florida First National Bank was adding a new wing and four drive-through teller booths.
Teachers of the Monroe County School District reported for work with school set to open Aug. 27.
100 YEARS AGO
The Key West Chamber of Commerce and Commercial Club, J. B. Maloney president, had offices at 414 ¬½ Front St.