50 YEARS AGO:
The Big Pine Key Fire Department, with the U.S. Forest Service, planted 80 trees on Big Pine Key.
The Navy was holding examinations for the position of stock clerk GS-4 with annual rate of pay of $4,215.
Florida First National Bank reported that for the year, ending June 30, the bank had an 8.5 percent increase in deposits.
Children finishing the library program as part of summer enrichment were treated to a visit to the Fish Museum at the Chamber of Commerce.