Dec. 20, 1940

One burned to death; three critically burned when the James Nelson home on the Johnson Ranch is destroyed by fire Wednesday morning.

Last Sunday morning while she was chopping wood in the yard at her home, Mrs. Roger Caldwell had the misfortune to have one of her eyes so badly injured that she will lose the sight of it.

Miss Helen Mollring, who was in Mercy Hospital for several days with an acute attack of quinsy, is much improved and returned to her home here.

Dec. 22, 1950

Directors of the 52nd Agricultural Fair at Galt met Thursday evening of last week and passed a resolution authorizing Secretary-Manager Sam Kellett to proceed with plans for the 1951 fair in Galt.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Quashnick of Galt are the parents of a son, Daryl Dean, born at Buchanan Hospital on Dec. 12. He weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and arrived at 3:50 p.m.

Dec. 22, 1960

Members of the Galt Union High School FFA judging team traveled to Sacramento last Saturday and participated in the Shorthorn sale. The Galt team took second place. Members are Floyd Bechtold, Ted Wilkerson, James Wilder, Gary Rausser, Gary Goldsmith, John Moyer, Bob MacFarlane, Don Robinson, Darrell Hankey, Gary Geist, Ronnie Westermark and Leroy Farmer.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Andrade of Galt a son, Keith Anthony at Mercy Hospital on Dec. 13, weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces … Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hausauer a daughter, Natalie Elaine at Arcade Hospital Dec. 10, weight 7 pounds 10 ounces.

Dec. 17, 1970

Glen Bryson, city administrator, resigned effective Feb. 15 in a letter to the Galt City Council. He cited “personal reasons.”

Bill Frey, 15, son of Mrs. Pat Frey, was awarded his Eagle Scout rank in Boy Scouting during ceremonies held Wednesday evening by Galt Boy Scout Troop 119. Earl Arrants is Scoutmaster of Troop 119.

Dec. 25, 1980

Galt Jaycees donated money to Valley Oaks, Fairsite and Jesse Baker schools. The donations are part of the organization’s community involvement program. Each school will use the funds to purchase much needed equipment.