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. Louis Banks, Jr. and Lawrence “Butch” Kling were honored July 24 with a retirement luncheon.

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 Adolphus and Emmie Montegudo of Zachary bore six sons and three daughters. The couple left their property, today known as the Montegudo tract, to their son, Jesse.
An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury returned a nine-felony count indictment July 24 against a Zachary woman for laundering more than $100,000 through her Baton Rouge-based personal care agency and conspiring with two Medicaid recipients to defraud the state out of thousands of dollars, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

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)

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)

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.

Zachary City 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

Adolphus and Emmie Montegudo of Zachary bore six sons and three daughters.

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)

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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.

Two MISSISSIPPI RESIDENTS KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH in NORWOOD

Clinton and Woodland Volunteer Firefighters at the scene of a deadly crash in East Feliciana Parish last Thursday about 12:30 p.m. Two people were killed as the vehicle they were traveling in crossed the center dividing line, collided with an 18-wheeler and erupted into flames. The Norwood crash occurred on La. 67 heading toward Mississippi. (PHOTO/Brandy Staton)

NORWOOD--Shortly before 12:30 p.m. Thursday (July 24), Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on La. Hwy 67 north of La.

BREC, Scotlandville Hornets Alumni Association hosts Blues & Heritage Fest July 26

Anna T. Jordan Community Park is located at 1750 Stilt Street in Baton Rouge.

BREC, along with the Scotlandville Hornets Alumni Association, will host the annual Community Blues and Heritage Festival on Saturday, July 26, from 1-7 p.m. at Anna T.

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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.

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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)

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El Agave Mexican Restaurant is located at 647 Main St., Suite F. Phone 570-2451 of visit El Agave on Facebook. Hours of operation are: Monday thru Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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.

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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