Jena Mayor Murphy McMillin shows off the plaque Jena received after being named as winner of one of the 2013 Great Places in Louisiana award

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Jena Mayor Murphy McMillin shows off the plaque Jena received after being named as winner of one of the 2013 Great Places in Louisiana award. The award is sponsored each year by AARP’s Livable Communities Council,  the Center for Planning Excellence and the Lt. Governor’s Office. The award recognizes organizations, communities and local governments that are working to make their community livable for people of all ages and abilities.  Judges critiqued affordability, accessibility, community engagement, walkability, and public transit among other measures when judging the entries for the award. Development of the Jena’s Vision plan was cited in the application submitted for the competition
 
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