Louisiana News

Southern University will receive 10 million dollars-improving damages caused by erosion

Southern University will receive 10 million dollars-improving damages caused by erosion

BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards announced today that $10 million in funds will be dedicated for a project to alleviate severe erosion along the canals that run through Southern University campus to the Mississippi River. According to the governor’s office, the erosion is impacting critical infrastructure and utilities on campus resulting in safety concerns(…)

Teen found dead at an LSU fraternity House

Teen found dead at an LSU fraternity House

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN) -An 18-year-old died at an LSU fraternity house Wednesday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office, Maxwell Gruver was driven to the hospital in a private vehicle from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house. He was later pronounced dead. The investigation is currently being conducted by the LSU Police Department. No cause(…)

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools      Closed Tomorrow Ascension Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Assumption Parish Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Iberville Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow; All Iberville Parish Schools and offices will be closed tomorrow. Lafourche Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Nicholls State University Closed Today(…)

Former students of St. Edmund Catholic School disputes Face Painting traditions-says paintings are racially charged

Former students of St. Edmund Catholic School disputes Face Painting traditions-says paintings are racially charged

Eunice,LA (PPN)- Former students of St. Edmunds Catholic School contacted Pen Point News disputing face painting traditions. Many students suggest that this is an attempt to sweep wrong behavior under the rug. Former students, current students, and many community members wanted to remain anonymous due to the possible retaliation from business men in the community. One current student contacted Pen(…)

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