50 years ago:
Approximately 400 members of national Letter Carries Union were town for annual meeting being held over the weekend.
Faye LaRue, program Director for the USO-YMCA, was leaving for a similar job in El Paso, Texas.
Rev. Arthur Allen James, pastor of Ley Memorial Methodist Church, announced he would retired at the end of the church year after 35-years in the ministry.
City Electric system was awarded second place in the American Public Power Association public relations competition.
Guy E. Brown, fishing with Capt. Buck Stark of Islamorada, caught a 199-pound tarpon, which was within four pound of the biggest tarpon ever caught in the Keys.