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Today in History July 5

Today in History

July 5, 2019


50 Years Ago

July 5, 1969

Flags flew at half mast and businesses were closed on July 5 for the funeral of Marine Lance Corporal Terry Householter, who was killed during a company search and clear mission in Vietnam... Abdul Sabour Ghiacy of Kabul, Afghanistan, was chosen as the new foreign exchange student at Concordia High School during the 1969-70 school year, and would make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Reeves... Miss Ruth Margaret St. Pierre and Joe Allan Fakler had exchanged wedding vows at the First Baptist church in Clyde... Mr. and Mrs. Jim Haist were the parents of a daughter born at St. Joseph Hospital.


25 Years Ago

July 5, 1994

Cloud County Sheriff Larry Bergstrom told the Cloud County commissioners that he was losing his part-time help and asked for approval of hiring Stephen Kemp... former Concordian and creator of Alpine Video Productions, Wendell Ganstrom received the Business of the Year award from the Hiawatha Foundation for Economic Development... Seth Vernon, Garrett Farha and Jared Goedert pitched one inning each for the American Legion Peewee baseball team when they posted a 10-0 win over Subway-Oldies in a game at Jensen Field.


10 Years Ago

July 5, 2009

Larry McDonald, MD, would begin offering psychiatric services to children at Pawnee Mental Health Services in Concordia... Josh Huber was the recipient of the John I. Whitney Memorial Scholarship from the Cloud County Community College Foundation... Barbara Johnston retired as Queen Mother when the Lady Bracknell Chapter, Concordia Red Hat Society met at the Senior Center... wheat was selling at $5.01, corn was $2.85, and milo was $2.65 per bushel on local markets.


5 Years Ago

July 5, 2014

In honor of the Fourth of July, the Cloud County Museum displayed a quilt that was hand embroidered by Leola Abbey, with each state represented with the date each entered into the Union... Pat Murk, of The Citizens National Bank was voted the Best Bank Teller in Concordia... students from Concordia named to the Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University were Paige Evans, Christina Fabarez, Madison Menard and Andrew Timme... wheat was selling at $6.77, corn was $3.95, and milo was $3.90 per bushel on local markets.


1 Year Ago

July 5, 2018

The Concordia City Commission approved the purchase of a 2017 Ford Explorer from the Kansas Highway Patrol to replace a police patrol vehicle with 146,840 miles... Calyn Baker, representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center, placed third in the all-around competition in her age group at the AAU Age Group Gymnastics Nationals... wheat was selling at $4.94, corn was $3.08, and milo was $2.92 per bushel on local markets.

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