Ground broke for new JHS field house

School board officials, administrators, coaches and others gathered in the west end zone of Jena Giant Stadium last Thursday afternoon to break ground for the new 10,000-sq. ft. JHS field house.

Early last year, the LaSalle Parish School Board approved construction of the new facility and after plans were drawn, bids were taken in December 2018. At their January 2019 meeting, the board awarded the contract for construction of the field house to Gentry Construction of Monroe, who submitted a base bid of $1,698,000.


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