Zachary Food Bank Barrel Locations

The Zachary Food Pantry depends greatly on community donation drives and filled barrels. There are 33 barrels in Zachary, where residents can deposit unexpired food items for distribution. The Zachary […]

Best Dressed Teacher: Courtney Bello

Courtney Bello | Zachary High School Classes Emergency Medical Response &  Medical Occupations How long have you taught? 7 months after 14 years in nursing Where did you grow up? […]

Best Dressed Teacher: Dequincey Matthews

Dequincey Matthews | Copper Mill Elementary School Classes 6th grade Math Number of years in the profession 6 years Where did you grow up? Clinton, LA What’s a quote or […]

Best Dressed Teacher: Trish Dry

Trish Dry | Northwestern Middle School Classes 7th grade Intro to Drama and 8th grade Advanced Drama Straight Play & Advanced Drama Musical Theater How long have you taught? 10 […]

#DadLunchNotes with Dr. Chris Yandle

By Bre Smith In August 2017, Addison Yandle started fourth grade at her fourth school in five years. Her parents, Chris and Ashleigh Yandle, noticed something wasn’t quite right after […]

Pack a Lunch… And Make It Cute!

By Jen Gennaro Porch & Parish Editor Are your kids tired of the same old pb&j and chips for lunch? We sourced tips from local moms on how to make […]

Giving Back: Heritage Ranch

A crisis can strike any family. When local families are in need of support and a Christian home environment for boys, Heritage Ranch is there.  Founder Vicki Ellis saw the […]

Zachary Made: Myrtle McDavid

By Beth Sanders Young Community Writer Each edition, Porch & Parish publishes a Zachary Made feature on a person who captures the mission of Excellent Living and is dedicated to […]

From the Editor: August 2022 Edition

By Jen Gennaro Porch & Parish Editor If you go outside at night and are very, very quiet, you may just be able to hear the collective sigh of relief […]