20 YEARS AGO
The Class of '92 of Key West High School Commencement was held at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. The valedictorian was Shane Blatt and the salutatorian Christina Lockwood.
An inmate in the county jail testified that he was assaulted in the jail on the eve of the day he was scheduled to appear in court.
Federal agents used a videotape in federal court to show cocaine being dropped from a plane and picked up by a local lobster boat.
50 YEARS AGO
The state Director of Civil Defense, Colonel H.W. Tarkington, was visiting Key West to discuss disaster planning at the start of the hurricane season.
A number of irate citizens appeared before the Monroe County Commission to protest plans to construct a fishing pier at the south end of Simonton Street.
The Marathon branch of the county library system had issued library cards to more than 200 people since it opened Feb. 1.
100 YEARS AGO
The schooner Homans arrived from Bonaco, Honduras with a cargo of fruit.