20 YEARS AGO
More and more, wild roosters had become the symbol of the town, replacing the marlin and parrots with which Key West had been associated.
The single-family residence at 1219 Duval St. sold for a reported $175,000.
A groomsman ran up a $387 bill at a local tuxedo rental store for an outfit he rented on Dec. 18 and had not returned.
50 YEARS AGO
Miss Etta Patterson, one of the original members of the committee formed in 1911 to secure funds for rebuilding St. Paul's church, destroyed by the 1909 Hurricane, attended the dedication of the historical marker in front of the church.
County Commissioner William Freeman Jr. won a victory in the fight to have competitive bids for all county purchases.
Congressman August E. Johansen, Republican from Michigan, on an inspection of the Naval Base, requested to see President Truman's Little White House.