March 22, 1940

The monthly meeting of the Thornton Farm Bureau Center was held March 19 at the New Hope Grammar School. Musical entertainment was provided by Galt High students Orville Wegat, Walter Urben and Tom Mingo.

Max Baer, former Galt resident now of Sacramento, was calling on old friends Monday. Max says he is in great shape right now for his forthcoming fight with two-ton Tony Galento.

March 24, 1950

Leonard Tobeck, Galt’s newly acquired barber, has announced the opening of his shop to be known as the Lincoln Way Barber Shop, on March 22.

The home of Mr. and Mrs. T.D. Weddle on Boessow Road was the setting for a gala celebration Saturday night, March 18 when the twin daughters of the Weddles, Cathlyn and Carolyn, and the twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lind, Douglas and Wayne, celebrated their 6th birthdays together.

March 24, 1960

Sue Ann Spaans, Galt High School student and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Spaans, has been selected to represent Galt at Girls State this year.

Honored recently by several of their friends were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brockett, the occasion being their 25th wedding anniversary. Calling at the Brockett home March 5 were Mssrs. and Mmes. A. Miller, David Low, Reginald Peart, George Fox, Robert Biederman and LeRoy Arrants.

March 26, 1970

Rev. Charles Waters, minister of the Galt United Methodist Church, announced his resignation from the Galt church and the ministry Sunday. He will return to private business and has purchased a mortuary in Ojai. Rev. Charles Silberstein, on a two-year leave of absence, will be the church’s new minister.

Mrs. Sharlene Melhaff was elected secretary and office manager of the Galt Chamber of Commerce, replacing Helene Stamp who resigned because of family responsibilities.

March 27, 1980

City Clerk Berneice Shelley reports that the final revised number of registered voters for the upcoming election is 2,004. Of that number, 1,172 list their party preference as Democrat; 610, Republican; 184, Decline to State; 33 American Independent, and 5, Peace and Freedom.

A helicopter, firemen and police officers join search for a missing 6-year-old who had wandered from his babysitter’s home. The child was reported missing at 7 p.m., but was found at a friend’s house just before midnight.