May 10, 1940

The business meeting of the Better Half Club was held Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Wilma Pierson. Attending were Mrs. Betty Willis, Mrs. Della Miller, Mrs. Helen Melhaff, Mrs. Harriet Sutton, Mrs. Vera Hobday, Mrs. Margaret Wharton and Mrs. Carmen Jamieson.

The ability to speak and be a representative of the students of the senior class at Galt High School are the only qualifications for the two senior speakers on graduation night. The girl chosen is Maxine Hamel and the boy is Gordon Bader.

May 12, 1950

Malcom A. Mather, sixth grade student at Galt Joint Union School District, has been announced as winner of the sixth district American Legion poster contest for elementary school students of his age group.

Members of the Galt Seventh-day Adventist Church surprised their pastor last week with a party in the dining room of the Lodi Academy. The occasion was Elder D.N. Wall’s birthday, and also his and Mrs. Wall’s 40th wedding anniversary.

May 12, 1960

At the banquet of the Future Homemakers of America April 27, new officers were installed. They are Carol Van Vliet, president; Janice Ruth, vice president; Sharon Kelley, secretary; Dorothy Schauer, treasurer; Nancy Taylor, recorder of points; Pat Barber, historian; Rosemary Matranga, song leader; and Pat Lucas, publicity.

A bridal shower, held at the Albert Schauer residence on C Street April 28, honored their daughter Lois. Hosting the affair were Mmes. Jack Tardiff, Archie Mathews, Gus Melhaff and Dick Turner.

May 14, 1970

William Fletcher, 1965 Galt High School graduate, has achieved the distinction of possessing the highest grade point average as a graduating senior at Sacramento State College, in the class of 1970. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orvell K. Fletcher of Galt.

Len deGallery, local Pacific Telephone manager, Ron Casado and Kent Shebelut, insurance agents, were added to the Galt District Chamber of Commerce board of directors and were introduced Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the chamber.

May 15, 1980

Georgia Weakly of Galt High School was named recipient of the Outstanding Student Award for her school.

Three Galt girls win top marks in the District Five Dairy Princess competition. Geri Van Egmond was crowned 1980-81 District Dairy Princess, Cindy George was chosen as first alternate, and Caroline Van Warmerdam has earned the title Miss Congeniality.