Cooper returns to EL Council May 08, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Eagle Lake EAGLE LAKE — The city of Eagle Lake will see a change in council members following Saturday’s election, as an incumbent member failed to secure re-election and a former mayor was elected to a new term on the council. Rene Cooper, formerly the city’s first black mayor, was elected to the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!