DEMCO officials are encouraging members to approve recommended changes in the local cooperative’s Articles of Incorporation during a special vote of its members taking place Sept. 2-16, 2014. 

For more information about the ZFD or to volunteer with Zachary Fire/Rescue, visit zacharyfire.org to fill out an application or simply call 654-0026.

by Stacy Gill/ZACHARY PLAINSMAN Zachary Fire Department's Michael Kimble, Chief of Volunteer Operations, and Firefighter Rick Dudley, a Zachary firefighter on the Volunteer Fire Board, would like to inform the community that a letter that was recently sent to all households in the 70791 zip code was mailed in error.

Ben Cavin signs in Aug. 21 to run for Zachary City Council's District 4. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill Answering calls of civic duty and responsibility, eager candidates from the Baker and Zachary areas began filing their notice of candidacy paperwork early on Aug. 21 at Zachary City Hall in a makeshift office set up by East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Doug Welborn's office.

For more information about the ZFD or to volunteer with Zachary Fire/Rescue, visit zacharyfire.org to fill out an application or simply call 654-0026.

Ben Cavin signs in Aug. 21 to run for Zachary City Council's District 4. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

Advantage Charter Academy holds ribbon-cutting

Shown, from left, at the ribbon-cutting for Advantage Charter Academy in Baker, are Superintendent Tamika Draper; Dr. Clifford Wallace, principal; Karmen Kynard and Richard Vance, deans; Baker Mayor Harold Rideau; and Baker Chamber of Commerce President Darnell Waites. (PHOTO/Patt Roberson)

by Patt Roberson/ZACHARY PLAINSMAN

A ribbon-cutting was held at Advantage Charter Academy in the old Walmart, 14740 Plank Road, Baker, on Aug. 4.

BR, ZHS students attend Joshua Leadership Institute over summer

Joshua Leadership Institute participants and chaperones are shown with Gov. Bobby Jindal following a tour of the governor’s mansion and a discussion about pro-life issues. They participated in a mock legislative committee meeting at the state Capitol and presented one-minute “Why I Am Pro-Life” testimony.

Forty Louisiana teenagers, including two from Zachary, were in Baton Rouge July 27-31 to participate in Louisiana Right to Life’s Joshua Leadership Institute.

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Sports

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

CLINTON--After 3:30 p.m.

Lifestyle

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

CLINTON--After 3:30 p.m.

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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