20 YEARS AGO
U.S. Congress agreed to spend $3 million in the next year on environmental projects in the Keys. Two million dollars was set aside for the protection of the Key deer.
A group of Keys residents had a program to provide foster homes for pets left homeless by Hurricane Andrew.
Upper Keys merchants had put together a program called "Adopt A Soldier" for the military personnel coming to the Keys for rest and relaxation from the hurricane cleanup in Dade County.
50 YEARS AGO
The operation of the Key West City Cemetery was questioned by the owner of a privately owned cemetery on Big Coppitt Key.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department was featured in the Sheriff's Star, the official publication of the Florida Sheriff's Association.
Courthouse officials were scratching their heads over the County Commission's action at the meeting, saying it was illegal to enter into a multiyear contract with a tax reassessment firm and then signing a three-year contract with an airport consultant.