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Smart Growth Concerns for Zachary Dominate Council Meeting

on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:50pm
By Jen Bayhi-Gennaro
The Mayor and council met Tuesday, August 26, 2014, for their bimonthly meeting. Following the invocation, which was led by Rev. Jeffrey Bayhi of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, and the Pledge of Allegiance, Metro-Councilman Trae Welch was first up at the podium.

The Zachary Post is Here to Stay

on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:38pm
Last week the Baton Rouge Advocate announced that they had acquired several community weeklies around the Zachary, Feliciana and St. Helena parish areas and intends to merge them with their operation
in an attempt to increase subscribers in these areas.

Trae Welch to Run for Judge

on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:19pm

By James Ronald Skains
“I think judgeships are a section of the court that should be involved in local affairs,  in that a judge can better serve the people in his community,” Trae Welch, currently the Metro City Councilman from the Zachary/Baker area, told the Zachary Post.

Laura O’Brien Announces Candidacy for Zachary Council

on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:31pm

 I would like to announce my candidacy for Zachary City Council. I am excited about the opportunity to serve the citizens of District 3. I often hear the slogan “Live Zachary, Work Zachary, Play Zachary.” Over the past 20 years, Zachary has been able to grow into those ideals.

Judge Todd Hernandez Announces Re-election Candidacy

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:52pm

The following statement is an unedited submission sent in by a candidate running for office in this year’s Zachary Judicial Election. The Zachary Post offers each candidate an opportunity to introduce him or herself to the voting public at no cost.

City Promotes Flood Awareness Facts

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:50pm

Residents in the City of Zachary received Flood Awareness Facts recently in their City of Zachary Utility bills in an effort to lower costs associated with insurance flood rates, as well as inform property owners of potential flood hazards in our area.

Candidate for Office Qualifying is this Week

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:36pm

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Doug Welborn has announced that his office will be available in Zachary on Thursday, August 21, 2014, to qualify candidates for the upcoming fall elections.  Election staff will be located at Zachary City Hall from 8:00 a.m.

Keep the Beat Free Bystander CPR Training set for this Saturday

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:35pm

QUESTION: If you needed to perform CPR, would you be prepared for the task?  What about the people closest to you, would they know what to do?

ANSWER: Attend the “Keep the Beat” Free Bystander CPR Training* to learn life-saving CPR skill through hands-on training, as well as how to recognize and

Chief McDavid to Seek Full Term

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:26pm

By James Ronald Skains
“I started out in law enforcement like a lot of other people have done as a reserve police officer,” Zachary Police Chief David McDavid told the Zachary Post.

School Board Welcomes New Hires, Begins Looking for ZHS Principal

on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:46pm

By Jen Bayhi -Gennaro
The Zachary Community School Board met on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, for its bimonthly meeting. The council was running a bit late from their workshop, calling the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m.

Following the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, the minutes from the last meeting

Zachary Students Win FBLA National Honors

on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:46pm

Victor Lee and Angelo Tarver, students at Zachary High School represented the Zachary community as well as the state of Louisiana as they competed in the 2014 FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) National Leadership Conference which was held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Coffee With Roger Laugand Event at St. Paul’s Study July 26

on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:45pm

Pastor Roger Laugand, Assistant Pastor of Living Word Church in Baton Rouge will be at St. Paul’s Study in Zachary on Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m.

It is Time to Stuff the Bus

on Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:45pm

Don’t forget to get out and support the Stuff the Bus program sponsored by Walgreens and coordinated by the Zachary Career and Technical Center. Schools supplies, donations and proceeds from this event will directly support the students and schools within the Zachary Community School System.

McCleary Graduates as Top Marine

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 1:01pm

Private Cody James McCleary, 20, recently graduated in the top 10 of his class as a member of Platoon 2052, Fox Company, 2nd Battalion at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S. Carolina. McCleary is a 2012 Zachary High School graduate.

He arrived April 7 and graduated July 3 as a top

Regional Arts Council of Zachary Announces Date for 3rd Annual Fall Art Crawl

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:59pm

The Regional Arts Council of Zachary (RACZ) invites businesses and community members to “save the date” for the 2014 Fall Art Crawl, set for Friday, September 26, 2014 throughout the heart of Zachary from 6 – 10p.m.

Freedom is Worth the Price You are Willing to Pay for It Pt IV

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:58pm

Part 4: Rafael Nowicki Arrives In America

Rollins Road Disaster

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:56pm

Residents, citizens demand accountability form Mayor, Department of Public Works

Freedom is Worth the Price You are Willing to Pay for It Pt III

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:53pm

Part 3 of Rafael Nowicki’s Odyssey to Freedom

Clairmont Community Taking Shape

on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:51pm

High quality Zachary neighborhood development being built off Rollins Road

St. John the Baptist Catholic Celebrates Golden Jubilee

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:51pm

Bishop Robert Muench of the Diocese of Baton Rouge was at St. John’s church on June 22, to celebrate mass in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the church parish.

ZHS Student to Attend Prestigious Theater Group

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:51pm

ZHS Theater Student, Tony Collins, was one of 300 student thespians around the country to be accepted into the Summer Conservatory at AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in New York City. This program is an intense two-week course to strengthen acting, vocal, and dance ability.

Bank of Zachary Announces Promotions

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:50pm

The Bank of Zachary has promoted four officers, President Preston L. Kennedy announced today.  Fonda Funderburk has been promoted to Senior Vice President.  Kim McDonald has been promoted to Vice President, and Donna Brown and Jeree Chaney have been promoted to Assistant Vice President.  


Extraordinary Nurses Recognized at Lane Regional Medical Center

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:50pm

Fourteen nurses at Lane Regional Medical Center were nominated by patients, family members, physicians and colleagues for the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
Lane’s DAISY Award Honoree is Mallori Martin Fletcher, RN, BSN.   

Mallori is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and is a

Lane Honored for Financial Achievement

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:48pm

Quorum Health Resources (QHR) announced the winners of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership awards at its recent Annual Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn.  Lane Regional Medical Center received the award for Most Improved Performance in the $40- $100 Million Category.

“This award is due to the

Trailers, Liquor Stores and Overdue Construction Projects Dominate Council Meeting

on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:47pm

By Jen Bayhi-Gennaro

The mayor and council met for their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. After the call to order, invocation, Pledge of Allegiance and opening procedures, the council agreed to move item O3 to the top of the agenda.
Item O3 was the request for withdrawal of a