Reporter share views of Jena 85 years ago


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

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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