50 YEARS AGO
The Rose Crest Motel, Chuck and Mae Conner managers, was at 1423 Simonton St.
Charles Valiet was named assistant city manager by the Key West City Commission.
A group of independent cab drivers pleaded with the city commission for relief from the new insurance requirements.
Adm. L.J. Kirn and Mayor Kermit Lewin made the first two donations to the Key West High School Band fund drive
The absentee ballots for the Sept. 8 special primary topped 300 and had to be returned before 5 p.m. on Sept. 7.