ANACOCO, La. (AP) - State police say an 84-year-old Hornbeck man was struck and killed by car as he walked on U.S. Highway 171. The accident happened at around 5 a.m. Monday. Troopers say Robert Edward Michalk was walking in the middle of the outside lane of U.S. 171 when... more »
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - A 19-year-old man has been booked with vehicular homicide in connection with the traffic death of a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 171 in Vernon Parish. Louisiana State Police identified the pedestrian as 21-year-old Trevor R. Phillips of Osceola, Mo. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday... more »
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies say a Leesville man has died in the Vernon Parish Correctional Center. Authorities tell The Town Talk Murphy A. Haynes died Sunday around 6 a.m. because of "medical reasons." Deputies are waiting autopsy results to determine Haynes' exact cause of death.
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say 17-year-old driver and his 9-year-old passenger died in a two vehicle crash near Leesville. The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday on La. Highway 28 at Highway 121. Troopers say a car being driven Cody J. Marshall collided with an 18-wheeler. Marshall and... more »
A crash involving two vehicles killed a man from Texas and injured two school children. It happened Tuesday in Vernon Parish. Troopers responded to the crash around 3:45 pm, which occurred on LA Hwy 28 east of LA Hwy 8. The crash involved a 2010 GMC pickup, driven by Jimmy... more »
ALEXANDRIA - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal marked the groundbreaking for the widening of the final segment of La. 28 from the Vernon Parish line to La. 121 in Rapides Parish, which he called a critical corridor for Central Louisiana, Ft.Polk and the country's national security efforts.
Governor Jindal said,... more »