The Louisiana DARE Officers Association president’s reception was held Tuesday, July 13, at the Baker Municipal Auditorium. Baker Police Chief Mike “Snapper” Knaps, left, a member of the Southern U.S. District, International Law Enforcement Advisory Board is shown with Lt. Darrel Roan of the West Feliciana Sheriff’s Office. Roan is also president of LDOA.
Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonston visited Zachary Rotary last Thursday, July 29, and spoke of the dangers troopers sometimes face on the job. Edmonston also described his 27-year run as head of security for the LSU Football team and for each head football coach from Jerry Stovall to Les Miles.
CAMINADA PASS, La. - Soldiers with the Louisiana Army National Guard, 527th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade, began work along Caminada Pass near Grand Isle, La., on July 13, 2010. Additional rock reinforcement, along 2,000 linear feet, will be added and the height of the wall will be raised. The rock wall creates a barrier between the Gulf of Mexico and the Louisiana wetlands to stop oil from traveling inland, in support of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup efforts.
These four young ladies are on a mission for a mission trip. Grace Episcopal Church has scheduled a mission trip to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Katie Stevenson, Emily Roldan, Rebeca Roldan and Annaka Martin are helping to fund the trip by having a bake sale now through Friday in front of the church on Ferdinand Street. Stop by and help fund the mission trip while taking care of that sweet tooth.
The Zachary Youth Softball Organization’s 8U Lady Gators are first row, from left: Lauren Meyer, Ashlyn Meyer, Celeste Cavell and Raven Haynsworth. Second row, from left: Kelsie Littles, Lynndon Rushing, Madeline Welch and Savannah Hupp. Third row, from left: Alexandra Barton, Brooke Martinez and Macey Vangilder. Head Coach for the Lady Gators is Coach Marcus Martinez assisted by Coach Robin Evans and Larry Meyer and play at Zachary Youth Park.
Services for John Andrew Womack will be held Friday, July 9, from 4 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 10, from 9 – 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Zachary. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. also at FBCZ. He will be laid to rest at Azalea Rest cemetery in Zachary.