An ugly fight over an audit that found the city of Zachary paid two vendors $3.5 million without having contracts in place has died down some, but the city councilman most upset about the matter has made clear he is not giving up on his quest for …
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To support the recovery of humanities-based organizations affected by Hurricane Ida, the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $150,000 Chairman’s Award to the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. This award is in addition to $50,…
Zachary High head coach JP Pierre and assistant Ben McHugh come into the 2021-22 wrestling season with great expectations from several returners and some new faces who are anticipated to contribute immediately.
For the last several months the Zachary Police Department Narcotics Division has been conducting several investigations, Zachary Police Chief David McDavid said Nov. 17.
Stephen King’s Pennywise clown channeled by a pumpkin garnered chills and second looks as it was named the spookiest entry in the Lane Regional Medical Center Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest.
Dr. Joshua Best delivers babies at Lane Regional Medical Center but in the world of best practices he also seeks to deliver well mothers and positive health outcomes.
The ZHS Lady Broncos volleyball team closed out the 2021 season as the winner of the Capital City Board of Volleyball Officials Association 2021 Sportsmanship Award.
Young farmers from throughout the state will converge on the Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena with hopes of having their prized winning animals named champion during the Southern University Ag Center’s 79th annual Livestock and Poultry Show.
A retired Army lieutenant colonel saluted generations of American servicemen and women and reminded civilians that those patriots made America exceptional during Veterans Day services Thursday at the Regional Veterans Park on the campus of Lane Re…
The political fallout over a recent audit questioning why the city of Zachary paid vendors millions of dollars without written contracts has escalated into a social media feud between the mayor's son and a city councilman — who appeared to brandis…
After an audit found the City of Zachary paid two vendors nearly $4 million for work without having a contract in place, some on city council are calling for a criminal investigation and for the mayor to resign — but Mayor David Amrhein says he di…
A heated discussion broke out at the Zachary City Council’s meeting Tuesday when one council member brought up the possibility of the panel hiring its own attorney ahead of the release of a legislative auditor’s report on the city government.
Zachary fall sports have been outstanding from top to bottom and young to old. Starting in middle school cross-country, the Copper Mill boys finished second at the East Baton Rouge Parish Middle School Championship meet at Highland Road Community …
Lane Regional Medical Center honored 73 staff members celebrating a Service Award milestone in 2021. Honorees were recognized to thank them for their service at Lane. Collectively they represent 934 years of service.
Louisiana State Penitentiary will host its first Fall Arts and Crafts Show at the prison from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Dec. 4. The show is a family event featuring food, fun and inmate-made hobby crafts. Some of the items for sale include handmade jewel…
Members of the Alexander Stirling Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 13 at the West Feliciana Parish Library for their regular meeting.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a hands-on trapping workshop Dec. 11 at the LDWF Waddill Wildlife Refuge, 4142 N. Flannery Road, Baton Rouge. The workshop is free, but registration is required.
Nearly 140 guests arrived at the Heidelberg Ballroom in the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center recently to honor those awarded the distinction of Everyday Heroes by Keep Louisiana Beautiful for their extraordinary efforts in furthering the organiza…
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Volunteer Louisiana are seeking nominations for outstanding volunteers and national service members for the 2022 Champions of Service Awards, a news release said.
The COVID-19 fourth wave is waning across the nation, but health care providers and facilities have not let down their collective guards knowing that the seasonal flu can be both deadly and overwhelming to the health system.
Zachary High student Ty’laija Covington welcomed children into the Friendly Bat Maze Friday at the City of Zachary’s movie and Halloween event at the HugYourPeople park.
The City of Baker held a job fair in October to help area residents find jobs with the city and other businesses, Johnay Hall said in a news release.
Former head Zachary High School football and baseball coach Bill Burke died Oct. 25. For many who attended ZHS recollections ranged from playing for him on the gridiron or on the baseball diamond with some athletes and students recalling detours t…
To commemorate the 158th anniversary of the Siege of Port Hudson, Port Hudson State Historic Site will host its annual re-enactment on Saturday and Sunday.
Dog-lovers and their furry friends stopped by Saturday morning for a Howl-o-Ween Pawty and adoption event in Zachary sponsored by Must Luv Dogs Rescue.
The City of Baker will host the Louisiana Office of Public Health and Louisiana National Guard as they administer free COVID-19 vaccines from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Baker city hall.
Citing concerns about costs and other details of a proposed public-private partnership for a new city government building, the Zachary City Council on Tuesday voted down an ordinance that would have allowed the project to move forward.
The Zachary Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet and business awards ceremony Oct. 14 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Bring collectibles, antiques and other treasures for expert review to the free 21st annual Attic Treasures & Collectibles Event from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Nov. 6 at the Main Library at Goodwood Boulevard.