Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on Monday to ensure publication in the Wednesd…

Contained within the digital photo library of the Galt Area Historical Society are several photos with unidentified citizens, and this is one of them. The photo looks like it dates from the 1930s and is a small store. There are numerous products identified, such as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Fol…

The Galt High school FFA held their annual banquet in May. The event was sold-out as many onlookers were there to see their FFA members receive their awards for the year’s accomplishments and senior scholarships.

Dozens of guests gathered at the 10th annual end of year banquet to celebrate the accomplishments of members of the Liberty Ranch High School FFA and to honor community supporters, advisors and others whose diligence and commitment to success enabled the department to continue building the s…

As many of you are aware, our city is in what can only be described as a “crisis” over garbage rates, specifically for our businesses with commercial accounts.

Happy National Watch Day! Rich in 500 years of history and nostalgia, watches are not only crafted for telling time, but have always been a symbol of something personal, a statement of who we are. Timepieces are often passed down from generation to generation, often gifted as a rite of passa…

Members of the F.A.R.C.E. (Friends & Amateur Radio Communications Enthusiasts) radio club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22-23 at the home of Dennis & Pamela Merritt in Herald.

Thank you to all the concerned citizens who have reached out on behalf of the businesses over the garbage rates. I share your concerns and know the businesses are the backbone of our community.

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

Wiley is an approximately 8-month-old male Border Collie mix who weighs approximately 42 pounds. This young and energetic puppy is looking for a fun and active family to call his own. Wiley was pretty independent when he first came into the shelter, but he has started getting used to being a…

The newly built Methodist Church sits waiting for the finishing touches in 1927. This is the second church structure to occupy the site after Iler’s Blacksmith Shop burned to the ground in 1895. The first church was a one-room building that was turned sideways and moved back to accommodate t…

Galt Police officers responded to a fatal motorcycle accident almost outside their front door, Thursday, June 6.

Galt Christian School Open Enrollment

Happy National Jerky Day! Jerky was created by Jack Links Jerky in 2012 to celebrate the rich history, immense popularity and nutritional benefits of dried meat snacks.

Be sure to check out the June 12 Galt Herald for full coverage of local graduations and promotions.

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

The students of City Tots, the city run preschool, kicked off the graduation season last Thursday as more than 20 students, walked, ran and skipped across the stage at the Littleton Center to receive their congratulatory medals from Mayor Paige Lampson.

Throughout Galt history, there have been numerous women who stood out from the crowd. One of those is Jennie Wriston. Born Jennie Ferguson in Chicago, Illinois in 1848, she was educated in the Scammon School in Chicago before arriving in San Francisco in 1870. It was there that she met Samue…

Galt Christian School Open Enrollment

Happy Hot Air Balloon Day! Today we celebrate a very brave pig, duck and rooster. These three creatures took the world’s very first hot-air balloon ride on this date in 1783. They all did just fine, health-wise, although many thought they would run out of oxygen going so high in the sky. Bro…

This month, I would like to tell you about the progress we are making on opening the Galt Senior Resource Center, located at the Chabolla Center, 610 Chabolla Avenue – right next to Parks & Recreation.

Billy is an approximately 1-year-old male Labrador Retriever who weighs approximately 59 pounds. Billy is a fun and energetic youngster looking for an active family to call his own. Billy is still very much in his puppy stage, and can be very exuberant and playful. He gets very excited when …

In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, we are departing from the typical format of this column during May to honor many of the educators who have gone through the Galt school system and returned to teach the next generation of Galtonians. This is our last edition to this series.

Chrystal Campbell and Justin Barozie have recently announced their engagement.

Happy National Paperclip Day! Yes, even the lowly paperclip has its own day of honor. It is about that well-known piece of curved wire that keeps our papers together and helps keep us organized. While there are much earlier claims to the invention of the paperclip, according to the Early Off…

Memorial Day Event Monday at Cemetery

The man in the above photo entered the army in 1943 and trained with the 502nd Parachute Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Benning, Georgia. He participated in airdrops behind enemy lines on D-Day and Operation Market Garden. The German Army surrounded his unit in Bastogne, Bel…

Happy National Solitaire Day! What a great card game, it has been around for about 200 years and is also known as Klondike in some parts of the world. The classic version of the game uses a standard deck of 52 playing cards. The object of the game is to clear the board by creating a stack of…

Extravagant. Chaotic. Magical. Crazy. Exciting. Colorful. According to cast members, that’s what the audience is in for when they attend McCaffery Middle School’s performance of “Seussical the Musical” this week.

In honor of Teachers Appreciation Week, we are departing from the typical format of this column during May to honor many of the educators who have gone through the Galt school system and returned to teach the next generation of Galtonians. If you are a Galt area teacher who graduated from Ga…

Betty is an approximately 10-year-old spayed female German Shepherd who weighs approximately 97 pounds. This loveable and relaxed senior girl is looking for a nice quiet home to call her own. Betty came into the shelter as a stray, but she looks to be in very good condition, maybe even a lit…

Around 1910, Orvis and Ritz had their plumbing and machine shop on the northwest corner of 7th and C streets. Wisconsin-born Joseph Lloyd Orvis was a plumber by trade and came to Galt around 1907. He lived for a time with his partner Frank Ritz, a native New Yorker, and local machinist. When…

Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on Monday to ensure publication in the Wednesd…

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