50 years ago:
Petty Officer Second Class Constance M. Duke, the only enlisted Wave at the Naval Air Station was named Sailor of the Month.
Dennis N. Salinero took out a $9,000 building permit for a new home at 1922 Harris Ave.
John Koenig, executive vice president of Key West State Bank, announced the appointment of George Monticino to the loan department of the bank.
Robert James was installed as commander of the William Weech Post 6021 of the VFW in a service held at VFW American Legion Hall at 801 Emma St.
Mrs. Aloysia Vangoidtsnoven was installed as president of the Key West Business and Professional Women's Club.