The edition also included a story headlined “Truman Succeeds” about Truman Bodden, founder of Cayman’s Truman Bodden Law School and former Leader of Government Business
In the May 3, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from North Side included:
The Women’s Group of the Boatswain Bay Presbyterian Church boarded a Webster’s Tours bus on Saturday and headed for North Side to visit the Cayman Crystal Caves. “I must say the caves and guides are awesome, and a must see for all who reside and visit the Cayman Islands,” said participant Eziethamae Bodden.
Some of the inmates of Northward Prison on Saturday took part in an outing for a public cause.
Last month, storm trackers on board a U.S. Air Force WC-130J Hurricane Hunter flew into Owen Roberts International Airport on their public awareness tour ahead of the Caribbean’s hurricane season.
Dignitaries and government officials joined nearly 200 participants from the Cayman Brac community for the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.
In the Dec. 1 1965 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a predecessor of the Cayman Compass, a front-page story told of an East End woman who was found guilty of practicing obeah, a type of sorcery similar to voodoo practiced in the West Indies by former West African slaves:
Students recently discovered a novel way to navigate George Town harbor.
The Prospect community recently had the chance to get together and learn about emergency preparedness.
“On the night of the 21st-22nd there were three break-ins in the centre of town."
Known as the sweetest of Cayman’s tropical fruits, the mango is probably the best loved fruit on the islands.
In the Oct. 12, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, West Bay correspondent Leila Yates wrote: “At a recent meeting at the West Bay Primary School, the parents and teachers expressed their dissatisfaction over the way in which the school building is being treated by the public and also the deplorable condition of the toilets."
Rock Iguana, the Brac’s newest climbing company, held its official launch event, “Climb On” over the weekend, featuring a number of activities for climbers of various skill levels.The event introduced participants to a variety of the island’s climbing routes.
A new group on the Brac is giving a helping hand to animals in need of a little TLC. The Brac Wildlife Rehab group which had its first official meeting on Jan. 14, has committed itself to the care of injured wildlife on the island. One of the group’s first official “patients” was an iguana known as “Iam,” which was hit by a car on Christmas Day.
In the April 27, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Haig Bodden wrote: “For many years now the district of Bodden Town has been neglected by Government."
A group of West Bay youngsters recently had the chance to brush up on their gardening knowledge with a fun hands-on outing.
In East End, Christmas cheer comes in all shapes and sizes, with a healthy dose of creativity making for some fun festive sightseeing.
In the July 13, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Haig Bodden wrote:
A resident of Cayman Brac was transported to Grand Cayman last week to appear in court on a charge of rape.
Bodden Town’s Webster Memorial United Church took to the beach for a fundraiser last week.