Oct. 18, 1940

A cocktail party last Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Emerson Ross Jr. in Sacramento honored Miss Merle Kueny and Harry Robert Anderson who have set their wedding date for the coming Christmas season. The hostess and Miss Kueny are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kueny of Herald.

Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Bottimore and Mrs. and Mrs. Hallie Bottimore spent the last weekend on a fishing trip at Lake Tahoe.

Oct. 20, 1950

Proud parents – To Mr. and Mrs. Gelo Templeton of Galt, a boy, at Buchanan Hospital on Oct. 7 weighing 8 pounds, named James Lee … Mr. and Mrs. Harold Willyard of Galt are the parents of a daughter, Michele Jeanne, born at Buchanan Hospital on Oct. 15. She weighed 4 pounds 1½ ounces and arrived at 12:53 a.m.

The Herald Student Council met the first week of school and elected the following officers: President, Rosellen Maestretti; vice president, Bob Tipling; secretary-treasurer, Marilyn Bottimore.

Oct. 20, 1960

Wilbur Larry Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Clark Jr. of Galt, has been honored for outstanding performance on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test given last spring.

Mr. and Mrs. Monte Lorenz of Menlo Park visited Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Diede this weekend.

Mr. and Mrs. O.E. Shimmin have purchased the Gus Emerson property on Highway 99 near Acampo.

Oct. 22, 1970

Galt Mar Val store clerk Jim Thomas and his family were kidnapped in their home in Lodi last Friday. Kidnappers wanted Thomas to get money from the local store. Thomas called Russell Miller, general chairman of the grocery chain, who then coordinated with police to rescue the Thomas family.

The new Galt City seal was completed this past week, sponsored by the Galt Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the city of Galt. Al deVille made the final drawing.

Oct. 23, 1980

Galt Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Leroy Arrants and fire fighter Jake Jacobson were honored by the Lodi Moose as outstanding firemen of the year.

The state Rural Health Division has launched an investigation into allegations lodged by citizens against the Galt Community Medical Center.