When school was out, Marilyn Cato Anderson and other children came up with their own entertainment. She and her sisters played a game they called "J.C. Penney's" in their large grapefruit tree.
Melba Campbell says slaughtering pigs taught her not to be afraid of the sight of blood or "messy things."
The boiler of a ship that sank more than a century ago was visible to Vero beach-goers for years. Bibble Irvin says surfers used to swim out to the boiler and stay all day.
Janie Gould (2012-01-11)
FORT PIERCE (wqcs) - The Fort Pierce police station is being re-named Thursday in honor of Officers Grover Cooper and Jimmy Wouters, killed in the line of duty 25 years ago. Officer Robert Spring, wounded in the cocaine raid, talks about what happened Jan. 12, 1987, and later. © Copyright 2012, wqcs
David Gibson also grew pineapples in what's now northern Indian River County in the 19th century. Folks took note of his odd apparel, says Pam Cooper, Florida history and genealogy librarian at the Indian River County main library.