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50 years ago: Returning home after 52 years

In the July 12, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

50 years ago: Fundraiser for church building

In the June 21, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, "Northside News" correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

5​0 years ago: People come and go

In the June 7, 1967, edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” by Nettie McCoy included: “Arriving on Wednesday 31st was Capt. Harris McCoy Jr. for his vacation. The m/v Iguana Term, of which he was captain, arrived in G.T. to bring a supply of Oil for Esso.

50 years ago: Two men catch 250-pound turtle

In the June 7 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, "East End Echos" by Charles Dixon included: "Mr. Leroy Watson returned on May 22 to spend his vacation with his family."

50 years ago: Death of a family man

In the May 10, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

50 years ago: Poor attendance at agriculture meeting decried

In the March 8, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:“Those returning from Jamaica recently were Mrs. Carsley Rivers, and Mr. Colmore McCoy."

50 years ago: Christmas visitors start arriving

In the Dec. 7, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote: “Arrivals in the district during the past week: Mr. Franklin Ebanks from the Motor Vessel Chemical Trader, to spend his vacation with his mother and other relatives."

50 years ago: Thanksgiving service and departures to sea

In the Nov. 30, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote: “The Annual Thanksgiving Service of the Women’s Guild was held on the 24th at 7:15 p.m."
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50 years ago: Delinquent youth called out in North Side

In the Nov. 16, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote: Leaving on Sunday was Mr. Burton Ebanks to join the S.S. Bulk Oceanic. Mr. David Ebanks returned to Miami to join his ship on Thursday 3rd."

50 years ago: Northeaster brings welcome break from heat

In the Nov. 2, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote: “On Sunday we had our first North Easter for the season. This was also accompanied by heavy showers of rain.

50 years ago: Rankine Whittaker wedding, barges shelter

In the Oct. 12, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote: “Arriving on the 9th was Mr. Leslie O. Chisholm to spend his annual vacation with his mother and other relatives."

50 years ago: ‘Largest ever’ blue marlin caught, towed to shore

In the Sept. 28, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, East End correspondent Charles Dixon wrote: “On Wednesday the 21st Mr. Bertram Conolly and Mr. Hoyt McLaughlin raised and boated a blue marlin believed to be the largest ever caught on this end of the island."

50 years ago: Film screening raises funds for new North Side church

In the Sept. 14, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

50 years ago: Money order scam victimizes Mrs. Cromwell Ebanks

In the Aug. 17, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

50 years ago: District pride in two young seamen

“Those arriving recently were Mr. Patrick Frederick, who went to Miami on a short business trip, and Mr. Clinton Whittaker, employee of National Bulk Carriers, who has come to spend his vacation with family and friends.

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