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  • Zachary homeowner upset over police protection

    October 23, 2013 9:46 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - Zachary homeowner Kelly Feese complained to the city council that the police department has failed to address a rash of burglaries in her neighborhood. Feese said her house has been broken into five times. She said she has purchased a weapon to protect herself and her... more »
  • Zachary board bans employee flip-flops

    July 26, 2013 7:37 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - Employees of the Zachary Community School District will not be allowed to wear rubber clogs or flip-flops on the job beginning in the 2013-14 school year. The Advocate reports the school board voted unanimously Thursday to approve changes to the employee dress code, which also included... more »
  • Part One: Rare Inside Look at Trooper Training

    October 26, 2012 8:05 PM

    Everyday officers put their lives on the line protecting our community. KATC's Chris Welty was given a rare inside look at how state police train at their facility in Zachary. "Nothing can prepare a police officer for what he or she is going to see day in or day... more »
  • Zachary woman sentenced in Medicare fraud case

    July 25, 2012 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Zachary woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $10.9 million for frauds committed against Medicare. The Advocate reports Chikenna Jones and her attorney, Michael A. Fiser, told U.S. District Judge James J. Brady Tuesday that the... more »
  • Panels plan for Zachary school chief search

    July 6, 2012 7:36 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - The Zachary Community School District's Executive Committee has decided the school board should appoint three committees to work out the details of searching for a new superintendent. The Advocate reports Superintendent Warren Drake announced last week he plans to leave Sept. 4 to take a new... more »
  • Brawl: Zachary, Teurlings barred from playoffs

    March 30, 2012 9:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana High School Athletic Association sportsmanship committee says a bench-clearing brawl on March 17 means neither Teurlings Catholic nor Zachary high school can get into the 2012 baseball playoffs. The Advocate reports that both schools also are on probation through 2013, and must pay... more »
  • Zachary school system gets overhaul

    February 10, 2012 10:21 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - The Zachary Community School Board has approved a reorganization of the central office and the transfer of some school administrators stemming from a coming move to national standards in four "core subjects" and the construction of a new school. The Advocate reports Superintendent Warren Drake recommended,... more »
  • Zachary approves utility rate increases

    July 27, 2011 10:01 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - The Zachary City Council has approved hikes in municipal water, sewer and natural gas rates that will increase incrementally during the next three years. By 2014, officials say residents would pay an average of $7 more per month for sewer service. Gas and water rates are... more »
  • Zachary school budget approved

    June 24, 2011 9:36 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - The Zachary Community School Board has approved a $45 million general fund budget that reflects the state freeze on aid to local school districts and increased retirement and other costs. The budgeted expenses are about $600,000 more than in last school year's budget, but the system's... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teens arrested for drug possession

    November 19, 2009 9:21 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Zachary Dupre age 18 of Canal St. Jeanerette, La and Jaimie Minor... more »

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