Strong values from small towns


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

As residents of a rural area, we have known for years the strong values that comes from living in the country side and not the big cities.

The other day I read a column by Salena Zito, which hit the nail on the head as rural and urban influence is compared in the United States. I think my readers will enjoy the column:

“The historic marker in front of the Whitley County courthouse in Columbia City, Indiana remembers the life of a man who would have stood out in today’s era of provocative politics and culture of entitlement as an abomination of sorts because he held true to his values ahead of power.

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