Welcome to our Community Spotlight page, where we’ll regularly post articles highlighting fascinating people and places in our community.
Thirty-six years of service is a record to be honored, and the Talmage community showed their appreciation to Myron Lady, a retired Talmage teacher, on Saturday, September 20, from 2-4 p.m., at the Talmage Museum and Library. A 1947 Chapman High School graduate, Lady began his teaching career in 1953 with a job at Chronister(…)
Former community member Kent Noel traveled great distances for his career but returned home often to visit his parents Loren and Alberta Noel after he graduated from Chapman High School in 1966. His early career began with his first job in Botswana as a curriculum developer and on to other international jobs, but he doesn’t forget that his first real job was helping neighbors bale hay in the Talmage, Kansas community.
November 2, 2013, the Shivers family members re-dedicated the flag pole and plaque in honor of Ralland “Butch” Shivers, which was located many years at the Farmers Coop, and now has a permanent home at the museum.
Dedicated during the 125th Anniversary of Talmage celebration in September, the hitching post was donated by Marvin, Keith and Bob Bennett, sons of Virgil and Ruth Bennett, with a memorial plaque honoring their parents. It came from the Abilene to find its permanent home here in front of the museum. “ I remember that the(…)