From our files: Jan. 5, 2019

10 Years ago: Jan. 5, 2009

NEWS: Shelly Escobedo talked about her job as Victim/Witness coordinator for the Webster County Attorney’s Office.

SPORTS: Anthony Latta, a senior at Fort Dodge Senior High, was highlighted in The Messenger’s Timeout With feature.

25 Years ago: Jan. 5, 1994

NEWS: David Stoulil was elected chairman of the Pocahontas County Board of Supervisors.

SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Humboldt 50-38 in girls basketball.

50 Years ago: Jan. 5, 1969

NEWS: Mike Triggs, 15, of Laurens, received the Eagle Scout badge.

SPORTS: Humboldt beat Webster City 71-48 in boys basketball.