Thursday, July 3, 2014

50 YEARS AGO

Ex-city commissioner Terry Lee Garcia and former policeman Sam Cagnina were questioned in connection with the daylight holdup of an armored truck at the Kwik Chek Foodstore on Flagler Avenue.

Key West reached a settlement with the funeral operators, giving them 90 days to pay burial charges.

Rev. Morris G. Hanley was the new pastor at Ley Memorial Methodist Church, 1304 Truman Ave.

The most unusual catch of the Islamorada Fishing Tournament was a five-inch sailfish. The little sail came packaged inside a 24-pound dolphin. The small sail was mounted.

The Key West Utility Board validated the new $12 million bond issue. The bond was for a power plant on Stock Island and the electric distribution system.