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Zachary High Library Receives Grant

on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:11pm
The Zachary High School Library is the recipient of a 2015 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Book Set Grant, and will receive one set of 10 books for grades 9-12 that are nominees for the LYRC Award.

Dr. Gwen Fuselier Announces Candidacy for Zachary Community School Board District 2

on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:43pm
I am seeking the opportunity to represent District 2 on the Zachary Community School Board because I want our children in Zachary to continue to benefit from high-performing, excellent schools.  
I am excited about the opportunity to serve the residents and neighborhoods that make up District 2 as

21st Annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo this Weekend

on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:43pm
The 21st Annual Dan Klein Senior Memorial Rodeo offers good, clean family fun this weekend. The show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, September 19th and 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 20th.
The rodeo started as a dream of Dan Klein Sr.’s.

Rep. Hunter Greene Announces for Family Court Judge

on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 3:16pm
Baton Rouge attorney Hunter Greene has announced he will run for the Division D seat of the Family Court.
Greene says he will be a full time judge, handle all court matters timely, and be accessible to the families and their attorneys who come before the Court.
“I am committed to being

School Board Adopts Budget, Eyes Future Cuts

on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 2:32pm
By Jen Bayhi-Gennaro
The Superintendent and School Board met for their regularly scheduled workshop and meeting on Tuesday, September 2, beginning at 6 p.m. Both the workshop and meeting were fairly short, with few issues needing to be addressed now that school is in full swing.

Ann Watkins to Run for School Board - District 8 Seat

on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 2:26pm
Excited to have the opportunity to serve her community, Ann Watkins announces her candidacy for the Zachary Community School Board - District 8 seat. 
Watkins is a lifelong member of Zachary and envisioned her community as a place where children of all races, cultures and backgrounds are

Zachary ChariTeas’ Farewell to Summer set for Sept. 21 at Americana

on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 2:24pm
With limited time and overcommitted schedules, what could each of us do to make a difference in our community and our world? That’s the question local mom Adonica Duggan asked herself before forming ChariTeas Zachary.

John Coghlan Seeks Re-election to City Council District 3

on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 2:17pm
I would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for re-election to the office representing District 3 on the Zachary City Council. I have had the great honor of representing District 2 in my first term and District 3 in my second term.

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