50 years ago
Monroe County Tax Assessor Joe Allen said he was opposed to the elimination of the homestead exemption but does advocate tightening certain provisions.
Klip Smith, instructor in public speaking at Key West High School, was given the best speaker's award by the Toastmasters.
The Bauer dredging company was deepening the main ship channel and constructing a 30-acre island for the navy fuel tanks.
Linda Brownstein was the valedictorian and Martha Stark was the salutatorian for the Key West High School Class 1964.