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  1. See how Baton Rouge-area schools, districts rank, grade in latest Louisiana scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary School District administrators, including principals, assistant principals, deans of students and DARE officers attend a school and classroom safety training event Thursday, July 21, at the School Board's central office. Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary School District administrators, including principals, assistant principals, deans of students and DARE officers attend a school and classroom safety training event Thursday, July 21, at the School Board's central office.

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  2. Louisiana releases school letter grades for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 54 systems improved, and only 19 declined. There are more A schools: 22 percent versus 17 percent last year. Zachary remained the highest-scoring district in the state and Ben Franklin High in New Orleans the top school, followed by Haynes Academy ...

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  3. Zachary approves millage, takes stand on Cheval TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    The Zachary City Council took care of a few items of business at its latest meeting, which was held Wednesday, Nov. 9, instead of the usual Tuesday because of Election Day. Council members approved an ordinance setting the city's property tax rate at 5.48 mills.

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  4. Around Zachary for Nov. 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... event also includes an action for a vacations in Destin, Florida, and Gulf Shores, Alabama, and a golf package. The Zachary Chamber of Commerce's next Lunch and Lean session is at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Americana YMCA. The City of Zachary has an ...

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  5. Zachary comes together to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    World War II veteran Fred Dixon, left, talks with Maj. Tasha Reid, a member of the U.S. Army Reserve, Friday after the Veterans Day program at Regional Veterans ark on the campus of Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary.

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  6. Zachary Police bookings for Nov. 10-17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison or issued a summons by the Zachary Police Department Nov. 10-17: Kilgore, Tyler: 31, 6428 Pride Port Hudson Road, Zachary, domestic abuse battery, disturbing the peace involving domestic violence, public intimidation, stopping vehicle in roadway, and failure to appear on outstanding bench warrants. Ware, Corey: 35, 3986 La.

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  7. Gov. John Bel Edwards call TOPS cut a failure, but UNO students won't have to payRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at the Zachary mayor's annual prayer breakfast on Nov. 4. Edwards was a guest of Mayor David Amrhein, marking the first time a sitting governor has spoken at the event. The University of New Orleans tossed their students a life preserver on Tuesday when they announced that TOPS recipients would not have to worry about paying for the unfunded portion of their Spring awards.

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  8. Man who prompted Zachary school lockdowns caught in WestwegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Zachary man who led authorities on a manhunt Nov. 3 that put five Zachary schools on lockdown has been arrested in Westwego. Andrew "Red" Thompson, 47, was brought into custody early Tuesday morning with the help of the U.S. Marshals Office in New Orleans, said Zachary Police Chief David McDavid.

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  9. Gov. John Bel Edwards calls TOPS cut a failure, calls on Legislature to put students first in next sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at the Zachary mayor's annual prayer breakfast on Nov. 4. Edwards was a guest of Mayor David Amrhein, marking the first time a sitting governor has spoken at the event. Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday that Louisiana has failed its students by not fully funding the popular TOPS tuition program, and called on legislators to prevent similar cuts in the upcoming legislative session.

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  10. Today is last day for Louisiana flood victims to register with FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September. Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September.

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  11. Our Views: Trump can learn from La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Robyn and Mayor David Amrhein, from left, bow their heads in prayer during the annual Zachary Mayor's prayer breakfast held Nov. 4. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Robyn and Mayor David Amrhein, from left, bow their heads in prayer during the annual Zachary Mayor's prayer breakfast held Nov. 4. But the bad news, as journalist Craig Fehrman wrote in a recent article for the politics website fivethirtyeight.com , is that even state government is becoming more politically divided. Although Fehrman doesn't mention it, Louisiana lately has been an exception to the rule, and might serve as a model for Washington on how to bridge the partisan divide.

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  12. Monday deadline for flood victims to register with FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September. Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September.

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  13. Brucellosis a serious problem for deer huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    Liza Jackson, 13, took her first buck on the last day of gun season last season on the family's farm in Zachary. She made the hunt solo and dropped the 11-point, 180-pound buck with a 200-yard shot.

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  14. Check out what's happening in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... Rouge's regular business hours. GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING: 6:30 p.m., BREC Plank Road Park, 19550 Plank Road, Zachary. Create a gingerbread masterpiece with graham crackers, icing, and candy. All ages welcome. Child must be accompanied by an ...

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  15. Around the Felicianas for Nov. 10, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... registration deadline for participating as an arts and crafts vendor in Christmas in the Village, a holiday event in Zachary, is Nov. 28. The celebration is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Zachary Historical Village and offers a unique shopping ...

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  16. Six Metro Council races head to Dec. 10 runoff electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... in July after no one opposed them. Both are entering third terms. Welch represents District 1, which covers Zachary, the northeast parts of the parish, and the northern part of Central. Collins-Lewis represents District 6, which stretches from ...

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  17. Final push begins for East Baton Rouge flood debris pick upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Motorists on La. 64 in Zachary wait on Aug. 23 as a debris removal truck's arm picks up large piles of flood debris from homes and businesses.

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  18. Louisiana flood victims have one week left to register for disaster aid with FEMARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September. Advocate staff file photo by STACY GILL -- Zachary resident Mandie Barnes, left, applies for flood assistance through FEMA representative Rebecca Thurman, of Texas, at the Disaster Recovery Center inside the Zachary Men's Club on Rollins Road in September.

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  19. Zachary man argues with, drags woman on Church Street, threatens arresting officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    A man dragged a woman down on a main road in Zachary during an argument Friday afternoon, landing him in jail and prompting him to threaten the officers who arrested him, police said. Tyler Kilgore, 31, was arguing with and pushing a woman near Old Slaughter Road at Church Street around 1:41 p.m., according to a Zachary Police Department report.

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  20. Coleman fumble recovery not enough as Longhorns defeat Red Raiders 45-37Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... a two-point lead into a nine-point advantage with a touchdown. It also marked the second week in a row Douglas, a Zachary, Louisiana, native, made a big defensive play - recording an interception in the end zone in a 24-21 win over TCU. But that's ...

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