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Galilee Baptist Academy Celebrates Literacy

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:59pm

Galilee Baptist Academy’s students and their parents had a night of “Frozen” fun at GBA’s Pre-K and Kindergarten Family Literacy Night.

The Duncans Bring Real Property Management Premium to Zachary

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:59pm

By James Ronald Skains

“I grew up in North Baton Rouge, but once I went to work for Dow Chemical, I got to see the world,” Billy R. Duncan told the Zachary Post. “But when it came time to retire, I came back toward home and picked Zachary as my retirement city.”

Duncan and his wife and business

Zachary Rotary Joins with Zachary High Carpentry Class to Protect the Eagle

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:57pm

Zachary Rotary Club President Ryan Talbot, along with members Terry Gomez, Brandon Noel, and Steve Nunnery joined with Zachary High Instructors Gary Larkin and Andrew Dewey to build a perimeter fence around Zachary’s Freedom Eagle located on Church Street on Wednesday morning.

St. Patrick’s Church Unveils New Sanctuary

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:57pm

By James Ronald Skains

“Our old sanctuary was so small that we had three Sunday morning services so that all our congregation could have seats,’’ Father Chad Jones, Episcopal Priest at St. Patrick’s on Church Street in Zachary told the Zachary Post.

Zachary Council Braces for Copper Mill Vote

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:55pm

By Jen Bayhi-Gennaro

The Mayor and Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 10, at 6 p.m.

Following the Pledge of Allegiance, led by a couple of local Boy Scouts, and invocation, newly-elected Regional Arts Council of Zachary President Dr.

Dinner Theatre Comes to Zachary

on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 12:51pm

NMS to be transformed into 1920s Speakeasy February 27&28

Zachary, Feliciana Business Leaders Meet in Slaughter to Discuss Economic Development Using U.S. 61 Corridor

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 1:00pm

By Patricia Stallman

The Feliciana Regional Business and Industrial Council met Monday evening, February 2, at the Slaughter Town Hall, to introduce the community and surrounding areas to its mission and to welcome others to join in its work.

It’s Time to Register for Girls on the Run

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:59pm

Zachary Spring 2015 ~ for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade girls - Registration closes February 12

Americana YMCA Wants You to Fall in Love with Heart Health

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:57pm

February is American Heart Month and as a leading voice on improving the nation’s health, the Americana YMCA urges everyone in our community to take steps to make sure they are heart healthy so they can lead longer, healthier lives.  

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zachary Community Principals Tout School System

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:57pm

The citizens of the Zachary Community Schools area should be proud of what has been accomplished in the time the school system has existed.

School Board Looks to Boost Campus Safety, Save through Refinancing Bonds

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:55pm

By Jen Bayhi- Gennaro

Superintendent Scott Devillier and the School Board met for their regularly scheduled workshop and meeting on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, beginning at 6 p.m.

A primary topic of discussion during the workshop was the safety and security audit.

Concerts at the Pointe Series Begins February 24

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:53pm

The Regional Arts Council of Zachary will host the first of a threepart (concert) series, Concerts at the Pointe at Americana, on February 24 at 7 p.m. The first concert will feature nine classical musicians, including pianist Dr.

Comite Diversion Project Gets Boost

on Sun, 02/08/2015 - 12:53pm

This past week the new Republican-led U.S. Senate, under guidance from Louisiana Senators Vitter and Cassidy, freed up much- needed revenue to try to get the much delayed Comite River Diversion Canal project back up and running.
Local area state legislators praised congressional Senators for working

Council Approves Waivers, Seeks Public Input on Historic Village

on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 1:15pm

By Jen Bayhi-Gennaro

The City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Councilman Brandon Noel sat in for Mayor Amrhein as Mayor Pro Tempore.

Pelican State Credit Union on Main Street would like to create a drive-through for banking customers,

All Great Relationships Start With a Handshake Says Bruce Langley

on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 1:15pm

By James Ronald Skains

“I’m a farmer at heart,” Bruce Langley, a New York Life Agent in Zachary, told the Zachary Post. “I raise cattle and goats on my place out in the Pride-Cheneyville area.”

“I grew up on a small farm on the outskirts of Scotlandville.

RPE Students: Saving the Coast One Tree at a Time

on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 1:14pm

The second grade class at Rollins Place elementary visited Bogue Chitto State Park near Franklinton this past week  to participate in a reforestation program initiated by the LSU Coastal Roots Program.

Zachary High Basketball Making Improvements in District Play

on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 1:13pm

By James Ronald Skains

“You don’t ever know how long it will take to build a basketball program into an elite team that can compete each year for championships, but I do know the fundamentals of what the process is to build a good team,” Coach Kenny Almond, the new Head Basketball Coach at Zachary

Urgent Blood Drive this Friday at Lane

on Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:12pm

This Mardi Gras season United Blood Services wants to laissez les bons temps rouler with you by asking you to donate blood to help save lives! While you enjoy your la galette des rois (King Cake) and catch many doublons, UBS will be working hard to ensure there is blood for you and your community.

Mayor Amrhein Offers 2015 State of the City

on Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:11pm

January 10th, 2015 celebrated the fourth anniversary of the City of Zachary’s current administration and the close out of another successful and productive year by City employees.

Zachary Community School to Celebrate Black History Month

on Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:10pm

Join the Zachary Community School District for a Black History Month Celebration featuring music, theater, poetry and dance performed by students and community members. They will conduct their annual raffle of award-winning literary selections for children and adults alike.

The event will take

School Officials Answer Sales Tax Increase Questions at Town Hall

on Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:10pm

By Jen Bayhi Gennaro

Superintendent Scott Devillier hosted a town hall-style meeting on Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Northwestern Middle School. About 100 were in attendance, including teachers and administration, as well as concerned citizens. He and Dr.

Team Zachary Runs Strong at Louisiana Marathon

on Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:06pm

Zachary area runners were among the 8500 nationwide athletes to participate in last weekend’s Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge. Dozens of Zachary youth participated in the kids  marathon, while dozens more ran the 5k and the “quarter” marathon.

Dr. Thomas Trahan Named Medical Director of Lane Wound Center

on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:30pm

Thomas N. Trahan, M.D. has been named Medical Director of the Lane Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, 4917 West Park Drive, Zachary.  

Dr. Trahan has more than 26 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and replaces Dr. Howard Martin who recently retired.  Prior to this positon Dr.

Chubby’s Pizza and Grill Expands to New Location

on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:29pm

By James Ronald Skains

“I can’t think of any name that better says that we are talking about good food, than the name Chubby’s,” Cory Wilkins, the former Parkview Baptist High School offensive lineman told the Zachary Post.

Letter To The Editor: Zachary Resident Against Tax Increase

on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:28pm

Mayor Kip Holden is proposing a $334 million dollar tax.

Zachary is proposing a huge  1% increase in sales tax to the highest in the nation.

We already have the highest school property tax anywhere in the state - We gave the Zachary School System a 72 mil tax 10 years ago.

Why, when we went on a