The Advocate - Zachary Plainsman Weekly News

The Zachary Advocate & Plainsman Weekly News

Zachary district will pick up tab for police officer benefits; board also OKs bulletproof backpacks but not bulletproof vests

The Zachary Community School District will begin paying for the benefits of three police officers who work in the city’s schools under a co… Read more

Southeastern professor's book looks at 'Pistols and Politics' in the Florida Parishes

HAMMOND — The publication of Sam Hyde’s book, “Pistols and Politics,” in 1998, lifted the veil on the excessive violence that plagued the F… Read more

Baker honors Heine as founder of local prayer breakfast

Baker Mayor Darnell Waites marked the 50th Mayor's Prayer Breakfast June 19 by honoring Baker Councilman Norman "Pete" Heine's long career … Read more

BREC summer camps in full swing

Field trips, games and playtime were part of last week's camp activities at BREC's Zachary Community Park.  Read more

Flag-bearing plushies win hearts on second tour of service

Children across the area sent an invading army to the Louisiana War Veterans Home’s Independence Day celebration. Most of them were dogs an… Read more