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July 23, 1959: 'Crowned queen of the Galt Community Festival by Mayor Bennie T. Casado last Friday night was Rose Liebig, center. Betty Betz, left, and Shirley Hatchell, right, were attendants.'

May 21, 1943

Louie Listini, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Enrico Listini of Galt, arrived home last night for a 10-day furlough. Louie has been stationed at Camp White, Ore., and this is the first furlough since his enlistment.

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At the last meeting of the local 4-H Agriculture club, the following officers were elected for the coming year: President, Paul Kennedy; vice president, George Mingo; secretary, Florence Bellie; treasurer, Arthur Wade; song leader, Danny Mingo; local leader, Charles Bellie.

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Mr. and Mrs. Ernest C. Smith of Woodbridge have purchased the property owned by Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Ward on McFarland Avenue and have moved into their new home. Mr. and Mrs. Ward, who purchased the property a couple of months ago, have bought the former Grable ranch in the Alta Mesa district and have moved there.

May 28, 1953

Stanton W. Froehlich, son of Chief of Police and Mrs. Walter Froehlich, was honored on the occasion of his 6th birthday with a party in his home last Saturday afternoon. Guests present at the event were Kenny and Chris Diede, Larry Casado, Lana Williams, Dorothy and Bonnie Schauer, Dee Lawrence, Allen Trueman, Russell Sharp and Gerald Jensen.

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The Herald Grammar School will hold graduation exercises Wednesday, June 3 at 8 p.m. Those graduating will be Judy Osler, John Atkins, Donald Hoggat and Carrie Walderhaug.

May 23, 1963

Miss Terry Olson, Galt High School sophomore, placed second in the statewide finals of the Native Sons of the Golden West public speaking contest held in Sonoma Monday night. She received a $500 bond. She is the first student from Galt to reach the finals.

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Malcolm Guscott was installed as the new president of the Galt Junior Chamber of Commerce at a banquet held May 11.

May 24, 1973

Susan Hagan, a 17-year-old Galt girl, was selected as District 5 dairy princess of the California Milk Advisory Board at the annual contest May 18 in Stockton. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hagan, Princess Susan is a Galt High School senior planning to go on to Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo.

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Recently the members of Galt Lutheran Church approved an amendment to their constitution, which permanently changed their name to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

May 19, 1983

A balloon liftoff was held at Royal Oaks Convalescent Hospital on May 11, at 1 p.m., part of the national “Operation Adopted Grandparents”. Each of the 99 balloons released at Royal Oaks had the name and address of the patient, in the hopes that the finder will write a letter to them and claim them as an adopted grandparent.

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The Shoe Hut in the Shopping Kart center is in the midst of a remodel. A major change will be paneling and clear shelves for merchandise. “We are going for a rustic look,” explained co-owner Linda Stallings, “to go with the rustic atmosphere of Galt.”