July 26, 1940

Mr. A.J. Marcoe and Mrs. N.M. Brandon surprised their many friends in Galt and vicinity by motoring to Carson City last Tuesday where they were united in marriage. After a brief honeymoon, they will be at home east of Twin Cities after Aug. 1.

Last Thursday afternoon Miss Evelyn Dolde and Mr. Leonard Davies of Galt were united in marriage at the home of Mrs. Lida Bowman-Ward, local Justice of the Peace. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dolde of Alta Mesa, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Reece Davies of Galt.

July 28, 1950

Miss Darlene Farrell celebrated her 16th birthday July 22. Those guests present were Pat Prather, Dorothy and Joyce Bachman, Sandy Lawrence, Dolores Gaub, Bonnie and Dorothy Schauer, Mary Johnson and Anita Farrell.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Starnes of Galt are the proud parents of a baby girl born to them at the Buchanan Hospital on July 23. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces … Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Griffith of Galt are the parents of a daughter, Donna Mae, born at Buchanan Hospital on July 22. She weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and arrived at 7:20 p.m.

July 28, 1960

Doris Meek, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meek of Wilton, a junior at Elk Grove High School, will reign as queen of the Farm Bureau-sponsored Alta Mesa Community Fair Saturday, July 30. Serving as attendants will be Pamela Hill, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Domingo of Wilton, a junior at Elk Grove High School; and Eva Silva, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Silva of Galt and a junior at Galt High School.

Jack and Mary Katherine Henke and their three children, Johnny, 16, Jimmy, 13, and Clayton, 11, of Lodi have rented the P.H. Sheffield place on Sargent and Harvey roads. Henke is a Ford tractor salesman for Rott Bros. in Sacramento.

July 30, 1970

The 11th annual Galt Festival was the finest and best held, both in attendance and activities according to general chair Carl Bonar.

A bridal luncheon and lingerie shower was given for Dee Lawrence July 28 at the Golden Acorn. Co-hostesses were her aunt, Mrs. Ed Olson and her cousin, Mrs. Bill Azevedo (Terry Olson).

July 31, 1980

An unofficial count by the Bureau of the Census tabs Galt’s city population at 5,475, which is a 71% increase over the 1970 population of 3,200.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Baldridge of Galt announced the engagement of their daughter Chandra to Roger Hollison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hollison, Galt, at a dinner party.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Langston of Elk Grove have announced the engagement of their daughter Kellie Ann Langston to Robert Steven (Steve) Graybill of Galt.