Thursday, December 20, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

A man reported to police that he locked his 10-speed bike to a tree on Aug. 27, and when he checked on Oct. 17, it was gone.

The staff, friends and members of MARC House held their Southernmost Tree Celebration by the Southernmost Point.

Mrs. Ellen Welters Sanchez, teacher, musician and composer of the "Isle of Key West," was given the Distinguished Community Service Award by the Masons.

50 YEARS AGO

Key West honored the University of Miami All-American football star with "George Mira Day" and a banquet at Key West High School.

The Key West City Commission voted to re-open negotiations with Fairways Inc. on a deal to operate the Key West golf course.

The Key West City Commission voted to accept the new City Hall on Angela Street, and the city manager announced the office would start moving the next day.