Saturday, October 6, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office fired two deputies and disciplined four other employees for their conduct on a trip with juvenile cadets to Tampa.

The Monroe County Career Service Board ruled that the county should demoted a man who hired his girlfriend without the bid process instead of firing him.

For the third time in a month, a boat dropped Cuban refugees on a Key West beach and left, in an illegal smuggling operation.

50 YEARS AGO

Gerald Saunders was named a director of the Florida Association of County Commissioners. He was in his fifth term as a commissioner.

Cmdr. George F. Bean relieved Cmdr. Norman W. Wild as commander of Air Anti-Submarine Squadron 30.

G. R. Stark, James Wolfe, Dean Lynn and Edward Hodgens were ordained as deacons of the First Baptist Church.