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Zachary, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Zachary, LA include 70791. The median home price in Zachary is $229,000. More Zachary information.

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Tuesday Jul 8 | The News-Star

WM man accused in drug case involving female juvenile

A West Monroe man faces charges in a case involving drugs and a female juvenile.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 8, 2014

Baton Rouge police on Sunday arrested a man and woman accused of leaving their children alone in a hotel room for several hours while they were gambling.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge announces homebuyer assistance program

Prospective homebuyers can receive up to $25,000 in assistance for the purchase of existing East Baton Rouge Parish homes and up to $50,000 on new construction under the City-Parish Office of Community Development's Homebuyer Assistance Program.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: A summer blessing

"Have you noticed that when you say the blessing and give thanks over your first tomato sandwich of the summer you really, REALLY mean it!" Gail Stephenson says, "One of my favorite stories of misheard 'Southern speak' occurred while I was clerking for Judge Melvin Shortess at the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Advocate

Watts looking forward to challenges as WBR superintendent

When Wesley Watts became the principal of Zachary High School four years ago, he tried remembering what it was like to be a teacher as he made his day-to-day administrative decisions.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man accused of causing deadly New Year's Eve crash released on $63k bond

A man accused of causing a deadly, multi-vehicle crash on New Year's Eve that took the life of a 51-year-old Zachary, LA woman was arrested Sunday night and has been released on a $63,150 bond.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Judge sends deputy assault case to lower court

Two Louisiana men seeking charges of aggravated assault against an off-duty sheriff's deputy with will have to pursue lesser charges of simple assault in a lower court, a Mississippi judge has ruled.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The News-Star

Nettles - Council

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Josephine Nettles and the late Mr. William Nettles of Monroe and the late Mr. William Everrett and Mrs. Hazel Everrett of Monroe.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Advocate

BR area superintendents plan to move forward with Common Core

Baton Rouge metro area students who return to school this August will continue preparing for Common Core exams despite a Wednesday order by Gov. Bobby Jindal scrapping them in favor of still-to-be-determined tests, school superintendents said.

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The Advocate

WBR taps Zachary High principal for superintendent post

The West Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Wednesday unanimously selected Zachary High Principal Wesley Watts as its next school superintendent.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Advocate

Walk-Ona s plans Americana location in Zachary

Rendering provided by Walk-Ons -- Walk-Ons Bistreaux and Bar is going into the Americana traditional neighborhood development in Zachary..

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man faces 25 counts of child porn

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Richard Guidry, 46, of Zachary, is charged with 25 counts of pornography involving juveniles.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Friday marks one year anniversary of deadly Williams-Olefins plant explosion

June 13 marks the one year anniversary of a deadly plant explosion in south Louisiana that led to a federal investigation.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: The wrongest place

"Defending the need to increase utility fees, to balance the budget, to an angry citizen, Baker's Mayor Harold Rideau explained he had already attempted to find the money elsewhere: "He said, 'There is no other way to keep the city afloat.

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