50 years ago, 1963: Local, county and state officials continued their investigation into the cause of the fire that claimed 63 lives at the Golden Age Nursing Home in Fitchville. The flames left only 21 of the 84 residents of the home safely accounted for.
25 years ago, 1988: A new Justice Department study reported that about 3.4 million people, nearly 2 percent of the U.S. adult population, were in the custody of federal, state or local corrections departments.
10 years ago, 2003: A Bay View resident, Arnold Hamilton, was astounded when he nabbed a 30-point buck from Resthaven Wildlife Area. Hunter counted 33 points on the deer's antlers, a number that was waiting to be confirmed by the Boone and Crockett Club.