Fond memories of days gone by

By Sammy J. Franklin

It was with a sad heart that I watched early last Thursday morning as wrecking crews tore down the remaining part of the old Humphries Motors building in Jena. I had told the contractor that I wanted to take a picture when he started to take down the columns and he said he planned to do that at daybreak Thursday before the traffic became a problem.

I was on the spot when the workmen started to show up Thursday morning and memories started flowing about my relationship with the folks that operated this historic dealership.

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