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.
Charles Murray, 27, Baton Rouge, booked on bench warrant for failure to appear for speeding Johntel Kelly, 23, Zachary, booked on bench warrant for failure to appear for possession of controlled drug substance Labin Garner Jr, 37, Zachary, booked for domestic abuse battery and false imprisonment

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.

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.

Coastal Staffing Services joins Zachary Chamber

Jack Burk (All State Insurance), Theresa Payment (LaneRMC Foundation), Ben Cavin (Landmark Bank/Zachary City Councilman candidate), Lori DeMolle (Coastal Staffing - Sulphur), Kate MacArthur (Zachary Chamber), Tara McInnis (Coastal Staffing - Zachary), Tara's parents, Johnny and Sonja McInnis with Carson Roberds, Zachary Mayor David Amrhein and Heather Prejean, Zachary Chamber, from left, celebrates the opening of Coastal Staffing Services, Inc. Aug. 7 at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Coastal Staffing, Inc. is located at 4908 Main St., Suite B, Zachary. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

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Achieving Excellence recognized at Lane Regional Medical Center

Nominees of the Lane Regional Medical Center STAR Award included Tamara Dayton, Sarah Russum, Patti Heard, Janet Matthews and Miriam Everett, from left. Not shown: Jonelle Ducote

Six employees at Lane Regional Medical Center were nominated by patients, family members, physicians, and colleagues for the STAR Award for Achieving Excellence.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

Zachary Rotarian Ben Cavin, Renee Johnson, Zachary Senior Center director, Rotarians Brandon Noel and Ryan Talbot with John Chaney, landowner/landlord, at the Zachary Senior Center Aug. 21. The Zachary Senior Center is a joint project made possible by Chaney, the City of Zachary, EBR Council on Aging and the Zachary Rotary Club. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

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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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