Wednesday, December 12, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

The annual Christmas at St. Paul's concert was held Dec. 20, with Anne McKee as coordinator.

The choirs from First Congregational on Fleming Street and Ley Memorial United Methodist churches performed "The Gift of Christmas," musical at the San Carlos Institute.

Corey Sawyer, a former Key West High School student and Florida State cornerback, was named to The Associated Press All-American Team.

50 YEARS AGO

The Monroe County Commission was on record as opposing the Seaside oil refinery on South Biscayne Bay near Homestead.

The Monroe County Commission directed the county attorney to draft a resolution calling for the state's Road Department to study the feasibility of building Card Sound Bridge.

The Monroe General Hospital board voted to hire a collection agent to crack down on delinquent bills and approved a 25 percent collection fee.