Who said, “You can’t go home again?”


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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By Sammy J. Franklin

There is an old saying, “you can’t go home, again!” But a couple of Sundays ago, I found this not to be true. I returned home and found some old friends, made some new ones, and was truly blessed by the day’s activities.

You see, when I was 12 and 13 years old, we lived about two miles from the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, which is about 8 miles west of Columbia just off LA 8. My mother carried us three children still at home – me; Katherine, age 10; and George, age 7 – to church at Mt. Pleasant.

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