April 12, 1940

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dusdale at Buchanan Hospital in Lodi, Friday, April 5, 1940, a 7-pound 8-ounce daughter named Valerie Deanne.

The many friends of Donald Monseth are glad to hear of his improvement. We hope he may soon be able to leave the hospital.

April 14, 1950

Eric Spiess, Emil Schock and Robert Biederman were re-elected to the Galt City Council on Tuesday. The proposition on the ballot, which asked for a change in the position of City Clerk from elective to appointive, was defeated decisively. In a statement to The Galt Herald after the election results were known, Jack Mingo announced he is resigning as City Clerk effective at the next council meeting.

Mr. Floyd Taylor, principal and superintendent at Galt Joint Union High School, has resigned both of these positions effective May 1. Mr. Willis Wolcott, head coach at Galt High School, has been appointed to fill the position of principal until July 1.

April 14, 1960

Galt voters yesterday returned two incumbent councilmen, the incumbent city clerk and city treasurer to office in a municipal election. Mayor Bennie Casado, Councilman Henry Bachman, City Clerk Berniece Shelley and City Treasurer Charles Bellie were all re-elected.

American Trust FFA awards went to four Galt High School FFA members recently. John Garner and Gordon Rausser were gold medal winners, and Floyd Bechtold and Mike Kenefick won silver awards.

April 16, 1970

Two newcomers and a past councilman were seated on the Galt City Council in Tuesday’s election, John Wells, Jack Lamb and Cedro Casado.

Rev. Kenneth P. Eggers has recently accepted a call by the Galt Lutheran Church.

Sp.5 James Guthmiller has returned home after a year’s tour of duty in Germany. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Guthmiller of Galt.

April 17, 1980

Robert Dunnett was elected mayor, Rod Jacobsen mayor pro-tem as the new City Council reorganized Tuesday night.

The Galt High School Warrior, the student newspaper, won four awards at the annual California Newspaper Publisher’s Association’s Gold Unit better newspaper contest.

Heidi Merkins of Galt and Bill Dickstein of Colorado joined the justweds when they were married March 22 at Temple Beth Shahlom in Sacramento.