LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - An 18-year-old Elton woman was killed and two other women critically injured in a two-vehicle crash on Ward Line Road and La. Highway. State police Sgt. James Anderson tells the American Press 18-year-old Kennedy Renee Isaac was driving north on Ward Line Road Thursday and... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sir Elton John is "fed up" with being a treated like a "second-class citizen" in the U.S. That's why the 63-year-old gay singer said he took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly Hills fundraiser for the ongoing legal challenge to California's... more »
Election Results are in for Jeff Davis Parish. Lake Arthur and Elton picked chiefs of police.
The parish also voted on council races and school board seats.
Here's how the numbers stacked up:
Member of School Board -- District 8 2 of 2 Precincts... more »
An Elton man is dead after getting run over by a tractor. It happened Thursday at 5:40pm. The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a medical call on Jacob Road just South of US 190 in Elton. Witnesses said Gary Wayne Langley, 61, was showing a coworker some implements... more »
A horrifying scene Saturday morning in Jeff Davis Parish after a teenager is killed by a train. It happened around 10 o'clock near Elton, off Liberty Cemetery Road. Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Ricky Edwards tells KATC the westbound Union Pacific train struck the Ford Ranger pickup in a private drive.... more »
ELTON, LOUISIANA (November 30, 2009) - The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is working to protect and showcase it's rich culture and proud history, investing in the development of a new, 20,000-square-foot Coushatta Heritage Center that is set to be completed in 2010.
The Center will house a theater, interactive... more »
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A tornado wreaked havoc in the southwest Louisiana town of Jennings, uprooting trees, blowing down power lines and overturning at least one tractor-trailer traveling on Interstate 10. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles says the twister touched down about 1 p.m. Thursday and crossed the... more »