Avery Simpson, 8, with her newly lopped off locks on July 2. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

*EDITOR'S NOTE: There have been very few times while interviewing people over the past seven years that I have been filled with such emotion that it was difficult for me to conduct the interview. Last Wednesday was one of those times.*

An awning at ZYP shades a newly poured concrete area that will allow vehicles to pull up for disaster-related supplies such as water, sandbags and tarpaulins. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Chris Calbert & Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Zachary Rotary's Francis Nezianya, Wes Watts, Terry Gomez, Maxie Zachary, Danette Castello, Ryan Talbot, Brandy Westmoreland, Ed Canning, Mindy Miller Head, Judy Foreman, Brandon Noel, Brent​ and ​Gwen Fuselier and Ben Cavin, from left, are just a few of the members who attended the club's recent banquet on June 25. (PHOTO/Submitted)

The Rotary Club of Zachary held its annual installation banquet June 25 at the Copper Mill Club House. Rotary is 1.2 million neighbors, friends and community leaders coming together to create positive, lasting change in their communities and around the world.

Avery Simpson, 8, with her newly lopped off locks on July 2. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

An awning at ZYP shades a newly poured concrete area that will allow vehicles to pull up for disaster-related supplies such as water, sandbags and tarpaulins. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Zachary Rotary's Francis Nezianya, Wes Watts, Terry Gomez, Maxie Zachary, Danette Castello, Ryan Talbot, Brandy Westmoreland, Ed Canning, Mindy Miller Head, Judy Foreman, Brandon Noel, Brent​ and ​Gwen Fuselier and Ben Cavin, from left, are just a few of the members who attended the club's recent banquet on June 25. (PHOTO/Submitted)

NSU names 2014 orientation leaders

Northwestern State University’s 2014 orientation leaders met with Northwestern State President Dr. Randall J. Webb and First Lady Brenda Webb to preview this summer’s Freshman Connection program. Discussing the program are front row, from left: C.J. Anderson, of Pineville (in light blue shirt, bow tie); Myranda Degraw, of Baton Rouge; Alyssa Farmer, of Shreveport; Emily O’Glee, of Haughton; and Emilie King, of Natchitoches (in white shirt). Middle row, from left: Carlos Camargo Patron, of Cartagena, Colombia (in NSU t-shirt); Regan Wild, of Prairieville; Taylor Layman, of Baton Rouge; Hailiey Huggins, of Natchitoches; Brenda Webb, of Baton Rouge; Tommy Remson, of Baton Rouge; Leighann Westfall, of Houston; Caroline Tucker, of Minden; Micalee Jeansonne, of Bunkie; and Kim Gallow, of Lafayette (in navy blue shirt). Back, from left: Jo Johnson, of Shreveport (in yellow sweater); Executive Director of First Year Experience and Leadership Development, Reatha Cox; Austin McCauslin, of Natchitoches; Bria Williams, of Zachary; Nathan Magner, of Ashburn, Virginia; Dylan Laborde, of Negreet; Anthony Cannata, of Jefferson; Dr. Randall J. Webb; Dani Carter, of Deville; Jack Fletcher, of Bunkie; Jacob Carter, of Deville; Adrian Alfaro Fontalvo, of Cartagena, Colombia; Beau Russell, of Ruston; and Matthew Whitaker, of Winnfield.

Twenty-eight Northwestern State University students have been selected as freshman connectors for NSU’s Freshman Connection on July 17.

Autism training for Zachary first responders prepares for Project Take Me Home

In the United States, one in every 50 American children will have suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD.

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

In the United States, one in every 50 American children will have suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD.

Grand prizes unveiled for 4th annual ‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’ at Copper Mill Aug. 11

To register to play Aug. 11 at Copper Mill Golf Club or for more information, visit www.worldslargestgolfouting.com.



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Sports

Registration for Zachary's Junior Bronco Football league is NOW! Legendz Sports Academy is now accepting registration for boys ages 5 to 12 for the 2014 Tackle Football program.

Lifestyle

During a training session for LSU AgCenter extension agents, they studied trees that exhibited symptoms of citrus canker and citrus greening. (PHOTO/Raj Singh)

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Grapefruit leaves exhibit blotchy mottling of leaves when infected with citrus greening. (PHOTO/Raj Singh)

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A sweet orange tree infected with citrus canker. (PHOTO/Raj Singh)

by Olivia McClure
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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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