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The city of Zachary is seeking ideas and interest in the train depot.

Train Depot uses sought

The City of Zachary is seeking proposals for a possible two-year retail lease of the Historic Zachary Train Depot, at the corner of Main Street and West Central Avenue.

Proposals must be received by 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13.

Viewing of the depot is allowed, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 13. Interested parties should submit proposals to the Mayor’s Office, City Hall, 4700 Main Street.

Questions concerning the proposal can be addressed by calling (225) 654-0287.

Pushing pedals and pedestrians

Baker has approved its Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan. Visit for details.

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