March 21, 1941

Tomorrow night Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wegat will be hosts at the 417 Club at a party honoring Mr. Rudolph Boessow, who leaves next week to join the Army … Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gudel, many of their friends gathered to attend a farewell party in honor of their son Robert, who left last Monday for San Francisco where he will enter the U.S. Navy for a six-year term.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Immoos Tuesday, March 11, a son, weighing 8¼ pounds, named Carl.

March 23, 1951

Construction was started in Galt this week on a $100,000 seed cleaning plant by Victor Hoag of Gridley, one of the leading seed cleaning experts in California. The new plant will be located just north of Galt on U.S. 99 highway, adjoining the Ione spur rail track.

Announcing a new arrival are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rouppet, parents of a baby boy born at Buchanan Hospital on March 8. The newcomer, named Gary Eugene, weighed 8 pounds.

March 22, 1961

The Pet Milk Co., in an announcement made last week, said the plant in Galt would close April 15. It has been in continuous operation since 1925.

New owner of the Richfield Service Station in Galt is Virgil Roberts, a 20-year resident of Galt who purchased the station from Harold Rose.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Olson returned to their new ranch home on Kost Road Sunday night after experiencing a gift trip to New Orleans. The Olsons, owners of the Robinson Purina Stores in Galt, Lodi and Clements, were awarded the trip for selling a certain amount of tons over their quota of Purina feed.

March 25, 1971

Lord Mayor Tom Farrell ruled over the city of St. Patrick last Wednesday as once again this city of one day drew statewide attention through the news media.

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Pruitt of Galt became the proud parents of a baby girl born on March 2 in the Lodi Community Hospital. The young lady weighed a bouncing 8 pounds 3 ounces and is named Roseanne Marie.

March 26, 1981

Police Chief Bob Fuller reported an overall 47% increase in major crimes between 1979 and 1980, which converted to raw figures means an increase of incidents from 387 to 567 in 1980.

The Galt Jaycees elected officers with the following being elected: Jim Griffin, president; Randy Wall, internal vice president; Mark Williams, external vice president; John Borja, state director; Randy Lee, secretary; Tom Nevins, treasurer; Steve Steed, internal director; Carl Brush, external director. Social directors are Robin Pugh, Marlin Prince, RUSS Conner, Roger Barr and Martin Vandenburg.