Mary Ellen Replogle, whose family has operated the iconic eatery for nearly half a century, remembers knocking on doors to collect diners' unpaid bills.
Rancher James Alderman says some descendants of cows brought to Florida by Spaniards 500 years ago lived on the ranch in his grandfather's time.
Sparky Dent could do a difficult maneuver known as Roman riding. She would stand with one foot in the saddle of one horse, and the other foot in the saddle of a second horse. She says the hard part was making sure the horses stayed together.
Kay Harvin, a Palm City author, has written about the legendary DeSoto County resident.
Hugh Cave churned out more than 1,000 pieces of fiction before his death in 2004. Vero Beach author Milt Thomas has written a biography about him.