City of Leesville releases statement on deceased councilman - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

City of Leesville releases statement on deceased councilman

William "Mike" Elliot, City Councilman for District 4 for the City of Leesville. (Source: CIty of Leesville) William "Mike" Elliot, City Councilman for District 4 for the City of Leesville. (Source: CIty of Leesville)
LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) -

Mayor Robert Rose with the City of Leesville has released the following statement regarding the recent death of City Councilman William "Mike" Elliot:

"On behalf of the Leesville City Council, the employees of the City of Leesville and the Mayor's office, I offer our sincerest condolences over the passing of Councilman William "Mike" Elliott to his family, Carolyn Simmons Swan, of Houston, Texas; his friends; and to the residents of our City, especially District 4, where Mike served. The loss of Councilman Elliott is a shock that has saddened all of us.

"Mike faithfully served his constituents in District 4 for 20 years and was about to embark upon his sixth term. His service to this City was marked by determination and a tenacious spirit, especially when he was pursuing what he felt was right.  

"Councilman Elliott never swayed from expressing his ideas about City matters nor from fighting for what he believed in. He served his constituents faithfully, even when doing so was less than rewarding, and he leaves a legacy of service that won't soon be forgotten."

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Sabine River Authority advises of potential releases from Toledo Bend

    Sabine River Authority advises of potential releases from Toledo Bend

    Sabine River Authority advises of potential releases from Toledo Bend

    Sunday, February 25 2018 9:26 PM EST2018-02-26 02:26:55 GMT
    File Photo: Toledo Bend (Source: Theresa Schmidt/KPLC)File Photo: Toledo Bend (Source: Theresa Schmidt/KPLC)

    The Sabine River Authority issued the following advisory on its website Sunday afternoon, warning that spillway operation could be possible if reservoir levels continue to rise:

    More >>

    The Sabine River Authority issued the following advisory on its website Sunday afternoon, warning that spillway operation could be possible if reservoir levels continue to rise:

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain ending tonight with some sunshine on Monday

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain ending tonight with some sunshine on Monday

    Sunday, February 25 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-25 22:22:20 GMT
    Nice weather expected for MondayNice weather expected for Monday
    Nice weather expected for MondayNice weather expected for Monday

    Tonight, the rain will come to an end. Particularly after midnight. There will be a few showers before then that could bring heavy rain. By first thing Monday morning, there should not be any more rain around us. Rain chances are up to 60% tonight, but will fall after midnight. Temperatures will also be cooler. Some places may see the lower 50s! That would be much closer to where we should be this time of the year. 

    More >>

    Tonight, the rain will come to an end. Particularly after midnight. There will be a few showers before then that could bring heavy rain. By first thing Monday morning, there should not be any more rain around us. Rain chances are up to 60% tonight, but will fall after midnight. Temperatures will also be cooler. Some places may see the lower 50s! That would be much closer to where we should be this time of the year. 

    More >>
  • Hundreds enjoy varieties of beers at LA Winter Beer Festival

    Hundreds enjoy varieties of beers at LA Winter Beer Festival

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-25 02:37:00 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    All the beer one could ever want was in downtown Lake Charles Saturday.  The 4th annual Louisiana Winter Beer Festival brought in thousands of people ready to test out plenty of beer.  Beer from all over the world was in one place Saturday---downtown Lake Charles.   Nick Villaume/co-organizer "I want to highlight downtown that was really one of the reasons we started this was to be able to highlight what's going on downtown, and what a great downtown area w...More >>
    All the beer one could ever want was in downtown Lake Charles Saturday.  The 4th annual Louisiana Winter Beer Festival brought in thousands of people ready to test out plenty of beer.  Beer from all over the world was in one place Saturday---downtown Lake Charles.   Nick Villaume/co-organizer "I want to highlight downtown that was really one of the reasons we started this was to be able to highlight what's going on downtown, and what a great downtown area w...More >>
Powered by Frankly