Tommy Keith, 45, Ethel, felony stalking, violation of protective orders and improper telephone communication Sedrick Davis, 26, Baton Rouge, bench warrant for failure to appear for driver must be licensed and ran red light Vickie Shoemaker, 41, Zachary, charged with improper supervision

Zachary Rotarians Ryan Vivian, far left, and Mindy Miller-Head helped welcome guest speaker, Garret Graves, former chair of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) and Republican candidate for the 6th Congressional District and Kevin Roig, Graves' campaign manager, from left, on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Reginald Jackson, 21, of 474 E. Flanacher Road in Zachary

During the early morning hours of Monday, July 21, Reginald Jackson, 21, of 474 E. Flanacher Rd., Zachary, and Joshua Wells, 21, of 421 E. Flanacher Rd., Zachary, entered the Southern Belle Truck Stop near the south end of West Feliciana Parish, at 4027 US Hwy. 61, and robbed the store at gunpoint.

Zachary Rotarians Ryan Vivian, far left, and Mindy Miller-Head helped welcome guest speaker, Garret Graves, former chair of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) and Republican candidate for the 6th Congressional District and Kevin Roig, Graves' campaign manager, from left, on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Reginald Jackson, 21, of 474 E. Flanacher Road in Zachary

Garret Graves speaks out on LA's ports, Mississippi River, coastal erosion

Zachary Rotarians Ryan Vivian, far left, and Mindy Miller-Head helped welcome guest speaker, Garret Graves, former chair of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) and Republican candidate for the 6th Congressional District and Kevin Roig, Graves' campaign manager, from left, on July 17. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Mock Trial student joins law firm as courier

Nash Joyner will be a junior at ZHS in August. He has landed a position as a courier for J. Mark Robinson, Attorney at Law, in Zachary.

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Nash Joyner, a Zachary High student who participated on Mock Trial team last school year, has joined local trial attorney Mark Robinson's law firm as a courier.

Local residents represented Louisiana at Special Olympics USA Games

Dan Johnson won Silver in Bocce Singles, and two 4th place ribbons in Bocce Unified Team and Bocce Unified Doubles.

Special Olympics Louisiana selected five athletes, one unified partner and one coach from the Capital Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games.

Church Street intersection to get safer J-Turn

Zachary officials welcomes State Representative Kenny Havard and La. Department of Transportaion personnel July 17 to discuss plans of Church Street's new J-turn. Zachary City Councilmen John Coghlan, Tommy Womack and Francis Nezianya, Jeff Chatelain, project engineer with DOTD, Mayor David Amrhein and La. Representative Kenny Havard, from left. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Casas for CASA fundraiser to benefit nonprofit’s advocacy for abused children

This year's playhouse, valued at nearly $17,000, was designed by Lilliput Play Homes and will be assembled by local builder Faulk and Meek General Contractors, LLC. The playhouse will be on display during the Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser at the Mall of Louisiana July 26-Aug. 17 with $5 raffle tickets available for a chance to win. All proceeds will benefit Capital Area CASA Association to support its advocacy efforts on behalf of abused and neglected children in need of safe, permanent homes.

Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association is pleased to announce its 20th annual Casas for CASA playhouse fundraiser presented by title sponsor Holmes Building Materials.

ULL, Lafayette officials effectively respond to bomb threat

UL Lafayette explosives-detection dog, Pepper, and her handler ULPD's Sgt. Mike LaSalle. (PHOTO/ULL)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette officials assessed the results of last Wednesday’s collaborative interagency response to a pair of bomb threats and found communications, evacuations and street

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Kylee-Rae Belle Hathcox

Chip and Lauren (Liddell) Hathcox of Zachary are proud to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter named Kylee-Rae Belle.

Obituaries

Juanita Bertrand Guillory, of Eunice, 76, passed away June 15, 2014.

EUNICE--It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the loss of our loved one, Juanita Bertrand Guillory, who passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

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