20 YEARS AGO
Key West officials cut the property tax rate for the next year and reduced the residential garbage rate by $20 a year.
Keys nursing homes found they were at the bottom of the list for help to evacuate in the face of a hurricane.
The U.S. government returned fishing trophies to the man who had won them in Cuba but were taken by the U.S. Custom Service when he returned to Key West.
50 YEARS AGO
Consolidated Electric Supply, with Sam H. Braverman as owner, was located at 504 Angela St.
Lieutenant Edward G. Little of the state Board of Conservation was transferred to Monroe County.
Thirty-seven bolita offenders pleaded guilty after the charges were dropped from felonies to misdemeanors.
Rear Admiral R. Y. McElroy, commander of Naval Base Key West, welcomed 18 senior foreign officers to Key West to attend the sixth annual anti-submarine-warfare course at the Fleet Sonar School.