Reporter share views of Jena 85 years ago

By Sammy J. Franklin

A reporter from The Shreveport Times visited Jena in March 1933 and had some positive comments on the town in a column appearing in that newspaper that month.

The article included a picture of the old LaSalle Parish Courthouse and a view of the downtown business section of Jena.

A copy of the story was obtained by your editor and is being reprinted below. The name of the writer did not appear in the clipping provided.

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