Letter to the Editor RE: Saving Grace Dear Editor:
Many parents in Zachary and throughout the rest of Louisiana will be taking advantage of purchasing back-to-school supplies this weekend during the sales tax holiday.
*EDITOR'S NOTE: Several of the Baker schools were left out of our Back-to-School Special Edition unintentionally! The Zachary Plainsman sincerely regrets the error(s). Below are the times and dates that should have been included. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause any parents or students.*

El Agave: Authentic Mexican food, friendly staff, tasty 'ritas

Mayor David Amrhein, Danette Castello, Councilman Brandon Noel, El Agave owners and employees, Theresa Payment, Mary Landry and the Chamber's Heather Prejean, from left, at the July 15 ribbon cutting for El Agave Mexican restaurant, 5647 Main St., Suite F. Call 570-2451 for more information, or drop in for a tasty taco and refreshing 'rita. (PHOTOS/Stacy Gill)

If you haven't been to El Agave Mexican Restaurant (and bar) in Zachary, located at 5647 Main St., Suite F, next to the Shoe Department, you are missing out.

Retirement luncheon honors two veterans of Zachary PD

ZPD personnel at the retirement luncheon included Communications Supervisor Shawntelle Johnson, Captain Randy Aulds, ZPD retiree Lawrence “Butch” Kling, ZPD retiree Louis Banks, Jr. and Officer Denitra King, from left. Officer Rickey Faust, Captain James Sullivan, Sgt. Johnny Dillon, ZPD Chief David McDavid, Lt. Trevor Hannum and Officer Isiah George, are back, from left. (PHOTO/ZPD)

Zachary Police Department’s men and women in blue attended a lunchtime celebration for two veterans of the police force last week.

UPDATED: Zachary Council approves naming of Montegudo Boulevard

The Montegudo family of six boys and three girls were raised on a tract of land in the heart of Zachary, which is now being transformed into a bypass road. Adolphus William Montegudo, known simply as AW, or Daddy Dolph to his grandkids, can be seen with his six sons, above, AW, Jr., Jesse, Joe, "Daddy Dolph", Harney, Leo and Johnny Montegudo, from left. (PHOTO/Submitted)

by Stacy Gill/PLAINSMAN

Marsh Maneuvers camp teaches 4-H’ers about coast for 25 years

Webster Parish 4-H students who attended Marsh Maneuvers were, left to right, Dakota Puckett, Dawn Marie Stirling, Niki Crain, Kourtlyne Stevenson, Taylor Johnston, 4-H agent Cliff Rainwater and Austin Pike. (ALL PHOTOS/Bruce Schultz)

by Bruce Schultz/

Battle of BR Commemoration Aug. 2 as Lesson in History

The Foundation for Historical Louisiana will be hosting the 31st Annual Commemorative Ceremony for the Battle of Baton Rouge on Saturday, Aug. 2.

The Historic Magnolia Cemetery Board of Trustees is hosting the 152nd commemoration of the Battle of Baton Rouge with a reenactment of the event Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 to 11 a.m.



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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