Governor Bobby Jindal has signed a proclamation in support of September being designated as National Preparedness Month.

Laquincia Keyon Wilkerson, 19, of 4415 Heath Dr. in Baker was shot Aug. 28. (PHOTO/BPD)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN A shooting last Monday night in Baker is believed by detectives to have been in self-defense, said Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps.
by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN A 2-year-old boy was found floating in a swimming pool in the Copper Mill subdivision Wednesday morning by his mother who was housesitting for her parents who were out of town.

Laquincia Keyon Wilkerson, 19, of 4415 Heath Dr. in Baker was shot Aug. 28. (PHOTO/BPD)

Superintendent Devillier issues Ice Bucket challenge to Mayor Amrhein, ZCSD Principals

All is good--and brave--in Scott Devillier's world as Dawn Avants and David Dayton prepare to dump an icy chest of water over his head. Devillier issued the challenge to Zachary Mayor David Amrhein and all principals within the school district. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Tuesday evening, at the ribbon cutting for the new renovations at Zachary Elementary School, Superintendent Scott Devillier responded to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

METRO 1 MEETING in Chaneyville Sept. 2

Metro Councilman Trae Welch to hold a Metro 1 meeting in Chaneyville this evening, Sept. 2.

East Baton Rouge Metropolitan Councilman Trae Welch, of District 1, will host a Metro 1 Meeting this evening, Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Chaneyville Community Center located at 13211 Jackson Rd..

Zachary Chamber Banquet, Business Awards Oct. 16

Each member of the Zachary Chamber of Commerce is encouraged to complete a business profile and submit it to the Chamber office at 4633 Main St. The deadline for profiles and nominations is Friday, Aug. 29! (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

The Zachary Chamber of Commerce recently announced to Chamber members that its annual banquet has been set for Thursday, Oct. 16.

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Metro Councilman Trae Welch to hold a Metro 1 meeting in Chaneyville this evening, Sept. 2.

East Baton Rouge Metropolitan Councilman Trae Welch, of District 1, will host a Metro 1 Meeting this evening, Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Chaneyville Community Center located at 13211 Jackson Rd..

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Metro Councilman Trae Welch to hold a Metro 1 meeting in Chaneyville this evening, Sept. 2.

East Baton Rouge Metropolitan Councilman Trae Welch, of District 1, will host a Metro 1 Meeting this evening, Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Chaneyville Community Center located at 13211 Jackson Rd..

Obituaries

David D. Horton, 89, passed away Aug. 8, 2014, four days before his 90th birthday.

David D. Horton entered into eternal rest on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at his residence in Zachary.

He would have been 90 on his birthday, Aug. 12.

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