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Industrial Occupational Safety Council Celebrates Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting

on Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:47pm

On March 24, Industrial Occupational Safety Council (IOSC) celebrated their first official day open with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

LIGO Comes to ZHS, Provides Electrifying Lecture

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:56pm

Zachary High 9th graders were in for a day of engaging electricity and magnetism activities designed by the experts from LIGO Livingston on Thursday, March 27. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is a facility dedicated to the detection of cosmic gravitational waves and

ZHS Mock Trial Wins Region III, Heads Back to State

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:55pm

One of two Zachary High School mock trial teams won the Louisiana State Bar Association Region 3 Mock Trial Competition which was held on March 14th and 15th in Baton Rouge.  ZHS was represented in the competition by two teams with the ZHS Black team winning the Region 3 championship.

Zachary High School Music Student Recognized at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Council Meeting

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:54pm

Metropolitan Councilman Trae Welch and Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden recognized Gracie Ellerbee, Zachary High School Student who was recently invited to Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, one of the most prestigious camps for the Arts in the world.

Zachary Firefighter Recognized for Heroic Rescue at Zachary Council Meeting

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:53pm

Captain Casey Phenald, Zachary Firefighter was recognized at the Zachary Council Meeting by Zachary Fire Chief Danny Kimble and also Metropolitan Councilman Trae Welch.

Craig McCulloch Joins Congressional Race

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:52pm

Local businessman faces crowded field in the Sixth District for November election

A Survivor’s Journey

on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:50pm

Relay for Life set for April 11 at Zachary Community Park

Krewe LLBTR Celbrates their 29th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 1:01pm

Krewe Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler celebrated their 29th annual Mardi Gras gala presentation Saturday night with the theme of “50 Years of The Ultimate James Bond.”

Master of Ceremonies Tommy Benoit, representing director of MI6, the covert spy operation for Her Majesty’s Secret Service Agency,

Zachary High Hosts and Wins Farm Bureau Bronco Relays

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 1:01pm

The 5th Annual LA Farm Bureau Insurance Bronco Relays took place on Friday March 14th at ZHS Track Stadium.  The girls team place 1st Place with many outstanding performances.  Janie O’Connor ran the nation’s best time of the year in the 200 Meter Dash (23.36) to lead the Lady Broncos to victory.

St. Joseph’s Altar Celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 1:00pm

One of the most colorful traditions of the Catholic Church is the honoring of St. Joseph on his Feast Day.  St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Zachary hosted its Ninth Annual St. Joseph’s Altar on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 in the Parish Activity Center.

Pastor, Father Jeffery

Lane Unveils Oncology Center to the Public

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:59pm

On March 13, many gathered to celebrate an official ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new Radiation and Oncology Center. The new Radiation Oncology Center is located on Lane Regional Medical Center's Campus at 6180 Main Street, Ste B in Zachary.

Zachary Student Competes For The Miss Pre-Teen Title

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:58pm

Shaniya Collins of Zachary was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Baton Rouge/Lafayette pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, March 23, 2014.  Shaniya learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following

Fallin Dental Team Expanding Opportunities for Zachary

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:57pm

By James Ronald Skains

Lance Fallin was a junior at Louisiana Tech taking a freshman history course, while Shelly Fisher was a freshman at Tech taking that same freshman level history class.

Zachary High Woodshop Class Makes Podium for Lane RMC Foundation

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:05pm

When Lane Foundation Director Theresa Payment said she needed a portable tabletop podium, Andrew Duhe’s woodshop class at Zachary High School was happy to take on the assignment.

Heritage Ranch Cook-Off for Kids Invites BBQ Teams April 5

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:05pm

Heritage Ranch Cook-Off for the Kids is Saturday,  April 5 from 2-6 p.m., 20090 Tucker Road, Zachary. The BBQ Cook-Off is to support Heritage Ranch Christian Children’s Home. It features a live concert by Chris LeBlanc Band. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food trucks. Raffle prizes.

Lane’s Eric Rome Named Registered Nurse of the Year

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:04pm

At the recent Nightingale Awards, Eric Rome, RN, BSN, RCIS at Lane Cardiovascular Center was named Registered Nurse of the Year by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation.

The Nightingale Award is the “Academy Awards” of quality service, commitment and excellence for registered nurses in the state of

Jeremy Wright of Zachary Chosen STAR Winner Among 11 Lane Nominees

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:04pm

Eleven employees at Lane Regional Medical Center were nominated by patients, family members, physicians and/or colleagues for The STAR Award for Achieving Excellence.
Lane’s STAR Award Honoree is Jeremy Wright.   

Jeremy has been employed at Lane for 1½ years.

Al C. Moreau III, PT Named Chairman of the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board of Examiners

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:03pm

Al C. Moreau, III, PT, was appointed to the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board of Examiners by Governor Bobby Jindal November 18, 2010 for a three year term.

Pres Kennedy Named Treasurer of ICBA

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:02pm

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) recently announced the nominees for its 2014-15 executive their annual conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

During the convention, current ICBA Chairman Bill Loving, president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank in Franklin, W.Va., will

Zachary Arts Council to Meet Tuesday on Zfest, Officers, FallArt

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:02pm

The Regional Arts Council of Zachary will hold a general membership meeting Tuesday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Zachary Branch Public Library.

Dumped Dirt on MacHost Could Hurt Zachary’s Flood Ratings

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:01pm

Just where dirt came from and when was a matter much debated March 11 by the council and property owner Joseph Brown, 20600 MacHost Road.

Before the city took up discussion of his property, the council heard a warning from a state flood insurance expert.

Cindy N.

Zachary Council Seeks Mutual Agreement on Noise Ordinance

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 1:01pm

By Mark Mathes

The Zachary Council agreed to work out ways to resolve noise problems in the city after debating the matter March 11. A committee may pick up the topic in early April.

The amicable move last week may lead to a committee setting some noise standards including mayor pro tem Tommy

Zachary Council Approves Several Waivers at March 11 Meeting

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:59pm

By Mark Mathes

In other action, the Zachary Council March 11:

--approved a waiver request for Kent Moher, 4875 Rush Avenue, Slaughter, for electric contractor license at his home, with no operations there.

--approved a waiver request for an accessory building by Spencer and Debra Brown, 8680

Arts Council Hosts Bergsma Trio April 7 at ZHS Theatre

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:58pm

RACZ, the Regional Arts Council of Zachary, proudly presents The Bergsma Trio, who will perform in concert on Monday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Zachary High School Visual and Performing Arts Theatre. The group is comprised of French hornist Dr. Heidi Lucas, violinist Dr.

Civil War History Comes Alive at Port Hudson this Weekend

on Sun, 03/16/2014 - 12:57pm

By James Ronald Skains

“Although the battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg were larger battles and perhaps more important during the Civil War, the siege of Port Hudson got lots of newspaper coverage from New York, Boston and the whole Northeast section of the country, because so many of the Union