50 years ago:
A National Geographic Magazine writer-photographer was in Key West to dive and photograph the reef.
Famed radio-TV star Arthur Godfrey was coming to Key West for a Conch luncheon with Sen. John and Mary Spottswood.
The sixth annual Massing of the Colors at St. Paul's Episcopal; Church, sponsored by the Military Order of World Wars, drew a capacity crowd.
Key West had a new $8,000 street sweeper and published a schedule for no parking during sweeping times.