Minden’s own Dr. Billy Jack Talton was the guest speaker Monday evening at the Dorcheat Historical Museum’s “Night at the Museum” oral history program.

Talton, who developed the first high school powerlifting team in Louisiana, gave an overview of his life, from his time at Minden High School in the ‘50s to serving as a powerlifting official to this day.

Talton was introduced by Minden resident Ann Harlan, who said she has known him since the first grade. Harlan is a Dorcheat Museum Board Member.

Talton started his presentation by telling the large audience, including several of his family members


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