Zachary special needs student-athletes participate in opening ceremonies at the 2013 Time Trials. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/ZACHARY PLAINSMAN Preparations for Zachary student-athletes hoping to qualify for the Capital Area Special Olympics are underway.

Lane Auxiliary presents a check for $20,000 to LaneRMC Foundation on Aug. 12. From left are Pauline Rushing, Auxiliary President; Mary Whittington, Historian; Theresa Payment, Foundation Director; Frank Ragsdale, Foundation Chair; Velita Benjamin, Auxiliary Vice President; and Jeanette Carroll, Recording Secretary.

The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary presented a check for $20,000 to the LaneRMC Foundation at its annual luncheon on Aug. 12. Auxiliary president Pauline Rushing presented the check to Theresa Payment, LaneRMC Foundation Director, and Frank Ragsdale, LaneRMC Foundation Chairman.
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Zachary special needs student-athletes participate in opening ceremonies at the 2013 Time Trials. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Lane Auxiliary presents a check for $20,000 to LaneRMC Foundation on Aug. 12. From left are Pauline Rushing, Auxiliary President; Mary Whittington, Historian; Theresa Payment, Foundation Director; Frank Ragsdale, Foundation Chair; Velita Benjamin, Auxiliary Vice President; and Jeanette Carroll, Recording Secretary.

Health officials confirm 12 new West Nile Virus infections, 92 cases this year

There were seven new cases of West Nile fever reported last week: Caddo (2), East Baton Rouge (2), Livingston (1), Orleans (1) and St. Tammany (1) and two new asymptomatic cases, one in East Baton Rouge and one in Iberville parishes.

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 12 new cases of West Nile virus, of which three were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 92 r

Zachary Special Olympics events kick off with FREE Dress Day Sept. 19

Zachary special needs student-athletes participate in opening ceremonies at the 2013 Time Trials. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/ZACHARY PLAINSMAN

Preparations for Zachary student-athletes hoping to qualify for the Capital Area Special Olympics are underway.

Lane Auxiliary presents $20,000 check to Foundation

Lane Auxiliary presents a check for $20,000 to LaneRMC Foundation on Aug. 12. From left are Pauline Rushing, Auxiliary President; Mary Whittington, Historian; Theresa Payment, Foundation Director; Frank Ragsdale, Foundation Chair; Velita Benjamin, Auxiliary Vice President; and Jeanette Carroll, Recording Secretary.

The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary presented a check for $20,000 to the LaneRMC Foundation at its annual luncheon on Aug. 12.

Friday Night Lights: Vikings conquer Buffaloes 12-0

Baker defensive tackle Deon Addison, #74, fends off Viking Senior Justin Dawson, left, during the Buffs loss to Northeast on Sept. 12. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Several shutout games were played among local and area high school football teams on Sept. 12.

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There were seven new cases of West Nile fever reported last week: Caddo (2), East Baton Rouge (2), Livingston (1), Orleans (1) and St. Tammany (1) and two new asymptomatic cases, one in East Baton Rouge and one in Iberville parishes.

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 12 new cases of West Nile virus, of which three were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 92 r

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There were seven new cases of West Nile fever reported last week: Caddo (2), East Baton Rouge (2), Livingston (1), Orleans (1) and St. Tammany (1) and two new asymptomatic cases, one in East Baton Rouge and one in Iberville parishes.

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If you will be outside, you should wear a mosquito repellent containing DEET. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that repellents should contain no more than 30% DEET when used on children. Insect repellents also are not recommended for children younger than 2 months.

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 12 new cases of West Nile virus, of which three were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 92 r

Obituaries

Mabel LeBlanc Broussard (1924 ~ 2014)

Mabel LeBlanc Broussard, 90, was born on Aug. 10, 1924, and passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Zachary, where she has resided for the past nine years.

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