50 YEARS AGO:
Officials tried to find an answer to who would take over the ambulance service when the funeral homes stopped the service on July 21.
The cigarette tax for May was divided between the three cities in the county with Key West getting a share of $22,151, Layton getting $88 and Key Colony Beach receiving $59.
Airman Frank Hatt completed the first phase of the Air Force military training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
The Key West plumbing inspector reported that he had found 31 houses in the Thomas and Emma streets district that were not connected to the city's sewer system.