Farmers Market returns

Zachary Farmers Market is among the things reopening in town. Be sure to visit its Facebook page to see what vendors will be there between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday mornings. Also, follow all guidelines for social distancing and safety.

Heritage Ranch issues annual report

Heritage Ranch in Zachary has released its annual report. Visit to read it.

Coronavirus testing in Baker

The Baker City Hall has registration packets for COVID-19 testing at a date to be determined later. Testing is provided by Southeast Community Health Systems.

Packets are limited to the first 150 residents on a first-come, first-served basis, but otherwise are open to all residents.

Packets must be returned by noon June 18, along with a copy of your driver’s license and health insurance card. Completed packets can be dropped off at the same location or can be scanned and emailed to

Things to remember 

The Plainsman is now published on Wednesdays. Please remember to look for it.

Also, we are working from home, so if you call our office, please leave a message. We do get those messages and will get back to you. Phone numbers are (225) 388-0731 and (225) 603-1998. You can also email

Let us know what's going on in the area. We love getting photos and information from residents in and near Zachary. Tell us what your family is doing. Let us know if your club or social group finally got to meet again, whether it was in person or online. Let us share announcements the public needs to hear.

Send news, events and photos for the Baker, Chaneyville, Pride and Zachary areas to by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0731.