Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School 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 o…

This nondescript little building still exists on the original property and was built over 140 years ago. The very first residence of Volaski “Lac” Quiggle was built around 1875 and sat within eyesight of Quiggle’s Herald Store. Native Ohioan Lac Quiggle and his wife Isabella purchased 320 ac…

Members of the Seventh-day Adventist School and church celebrate new facilities at a special ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Members of the Galt District Chamber of Commerce and community were welcomed with open arms to join with the Adventist church and school members in celebrating …

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About one in eight women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and tre…

The Galt City Council heard concerns over their decision to drop the adult softball league, which was a Parks & Recreation’s offering, from two residents who’ve participated in the sport for years. They also were asked to aide Parker Creek residents against the building of an AT&T ce…

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…

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…

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School 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 o…

Happy National Custodial Workers Day! Today is the day we celebrate the custodians that keep our offices, churches and schools in tip top shape. They are the unsung heroes who work tirelessly, behind the scenes, keeping our workspaces clean and in good repair. They and are seldom recognized …

#Timmy Strong Family & Community Day

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School 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 o…

Flash is an approximately 6½-month-old neutered male Labrador Retriever/Doberman Pinscher mix that weighs approximately 52 pounds. This goofy and highly energetic puppy showed a tremendous amount of resiliency and strength while recovering from the Parvo Virus, and now he’s looking to find h…

Vintage Antiques and Uniques is recognized as the Beautiful Business of the Month by the Galt Beautification Committee. Owners Tyler and Hilary Devaney have made their storefront inviting to people in the C Street area, which is the gateway to Galt. The vintage goods displayed on the porch m…

Throughout the years, the seniors at Galt High School have taken a day off from school to celebrate the end of their high school days. It occurred anywhere from April to June and went by many names, including Senior Sneak Day, Senior Freak Day and Senior Ditch Day. There were trips to the sn…

Velvet Grill and Creamery owner Kirk Smith presents a $900 check to Bev Cooper with the Galt Teen Center at the monthly Galt District Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The money was the proceeds from ice cream sold at the Galt Sesquicentennial event earlier this month, money that Smith felt shou…

Happy Comic Book Day! Not to be confused with today’s graphic novels. The term “graphic novel” is applied broadly and includes fiction, non-fiction and anthologized work. The term “comic book” generally is used for a comic periodical. A comic book is a book that tells stories through picture…

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School 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 o…

Local entrepreneurs, Andrew Whitaker and Don Ray, opened their first store in a wooden building built by John McFarland on the present site of the Brewster Building in 1869. Between farming cash crops, operating the general store and dealing in land speculation, Whitaker and Ray made enough …

For the Galt community, responsibility has been the character trait of focus for September and October each year since 2006, when Galt citizens selected six core values as necessary character traits to strengthen our families and build a better community.

The Galt District Chamber of Commerce celebrated Real Life Church as its August Business of the Month. In addition to regular worship services, the church sponsors a regular food distribution program for families in need, as well as hosts an afterschool program to help children have somethin…

Happy Rice Krispie Treat Day! Thought to be invented by the Kellogg Company in the late 1930s, the treats are made of Rice Krispies cereal and melted marshmallows, though sometimes the marshmallows can be substituted with caramel or syrup as the binding agent.

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School 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 o…

A photo from around 1890 shows what appears to be a guy named Raymond in front of Raymond’s Clockworks. We have no idea where in Galt this was, nor do we know who Raymond was. Was Raymond his last name? Initially, Galt had general stores to fill everyone’s needs. They carried everything unde…

Juno enjoyed a nice vacation after his racing career ended due to a bowed tendon. After his pasture time, he has joined the Hope for Horses Program in Galt and is looking for his forever human. He has healed well and is cleared for competitive use. He’d enjoy low-level eventing, dressage and…

Peanut is an approximately 2-year-old male Chihuahua and Macho is an approximately 5-year-old male Chihuahua. Peanut weighs approximately 5 pounds and Macho weighs approximately 7 pounds. These two energetic little guys are best buds, and they love to hang out together. Both Peanut and Macho…

The ongoing monthly calendar for the Galt Marian O. Lawrence Library is listed below in alphabetical order, with any upcoming special dated and featured monthly events highlighted above.

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…

On this day, National Day of Service and Remembrance, Americans pause to reflect on the devastating Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. We remember those we lost. And, give thanks to the brave first responders that put their lives on the line to help. So today, this 9/11, take a moment to remembe…

Galt’s 4th of July parade and later activities epitomize the “small town America” feel – one of our greatest strengths as a community.

For Jennifer Johnson, who spent much of her childhood in Thailand and was homeschooled until sixth grade, high school theater was an opportunity to find her own voice through characters and monologues. Since then, her love of acting has opened doors for a creative career path – from writing …

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…

Like scores of ethnic Germans from Russia before him, Raymond Henry Ost migrated from North Dakota for the sunshine of California. In Lodi, he met and married another North Dakota transplant, Minnie Carolina Gruzie, and moved up the highway close to Galt. It was there the Osts opened Galt Lu…

Luna is an approximately 5-month-old spayed female black DSH kitten. Luna and her sister Lola, who was one of our Pets of the Week in July, are still looking for their very own special forever home. Like her sister, Luna is sweet and playful, and very outgoing. Luna loves being the center of…

Happy Eat an Extra Dessert Day! Now this is a day I can get behind and promote. All the dieting, ketoing (is that even a word?) lifestyle changes can be so depressing, why not treat yourself to an extra dessert without guilt and just enjoy.

Members of the Galt District Chamber of Commerce celebrate with Belinda DeSantiago, owner of Prime Nutrition, at the business’ ceremonial ribbon cutting. The event was celebrating Prime Nutrition’s new membership into the chamber. Located at 905 C Street, Suite 170, Prime Nutrition specializ…

Galt United Methodist to celebrate with special service

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