Aug. 12, 1949

Miss Patricia Monseth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Monseth of Herald, will be married Sept. 4 to Mr. Eric Loretz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Loretz of Elk Grove.

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Harlan are the proud parents of Clifford Blair, born Aug. 6 at 1:26 a.m. in a Lodi hospital. The new arrival weighed 9 pounds 4½ ounces … Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Babley, Galt, are the parents of a daughter, Linda Ann, born Aug. 4 at Buchanan Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and arrived at 11:20 p.m. … Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nelson, Galt, are the parents of a son, Paul Eugene, born Aug. 5 at Buchanan Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and arrived at 10:30 a.m.

Aug. 13, 1959

Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Fleming were honored with a housewarming Saturday evening, Aug. 8. Hostesses were Mrs. Fleming’s mother, Mrs. Sarah Fox of Lodi, and two sisters, Mrs. Janice Oberle of Galt and Mrs. Shirley Silack of Lodi.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Herburger and daughter Sharon of Stratton, Colo., are visiting their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Herburger, Jr. of Galt. The two families toured Yosemite Park over the weekend.

Aug. 21, 1969

Thornton Chamber of Commerce booth took the top award for the most attractive booth and a first place trophy in their division at the San Joaquin County Fair.

Gordon Yenokida, former student body president and 1967 graduate from Galt High School, has been granted undergraduate honors by the College of Agricultural Sciences, UC Berkeley.

Aug. 16, 1979

Henry J. Mellon, current vice principal of Galt High School, was selected unanimously by the board of trustees Monday evening to replace Michael Woodke as principal of the school, effective immediately.

Seven of the 11 defendants in the Rancho Seco gate-climbing case have one holdout juror to thank for escaping conviction on charges of trespassing and resisting arrest.

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Matthews of Galt are the proud parents of a baby boy, Michael Douglas, born July 25 at Lodi Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 18 inches long … Dale and Janice Williams are the proud parents of a baby boy, Ernest Lee, born June 23 at Methodist Hospital in Sacramento. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21½ inches in length.