50 years ago:
Southernmost Sign Service, Charles E. Childs Jr. and Louis Figueroa owners, was located at 913 Eaton St.
Monroe County tradition of absentee voting continued despite criticism that votes were being sold.
The Key West City Commission after a review of the operating budget found a reduction was unnecessary.
L.L. Mishey was appointed principle of Marathon High School to replace Gregory Morning, who had resigned to become a teacher at Key West High.
Key West Outboard at 96 Simonton St. had a special of a 1964 Aztec 17-foot cabin cruiser with a 40 h.p. Evinrude and a Rocker trailer for $1,986.95.