The chances of the world's largest nuclear powered desalination plant being built at Key West were discussed by the Under Secretary of the Interior.
Deputy Sheriff Reace Thompson resigned from the department to run for the office of sheriff in the May Democratic primary.
The Old Island Restoration Foundation reported its first house and garden tour had been a sold success.
The Historical Research Committee was organization at the Monroe County Library under the leadership of May Hill Russell. The purpose was act as a single body to compiled all the historical material for the city and county.
Ruddy Strauss was building the White Inn bar and package store on the corner of Frances and Truman Avenue on the old Pure Oil gas station site.