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Louisiana Organizations joining together to bring flood relief items to Texas-Donate

Louisiana Organizations joining together to bring flood relief items to Texas-Donate

The Louisiana Educational Advancement Project will be collecting water, toiletry items, cleaning supplies, etc. We are assembling eighteen wheelers together to bring the items to Houston. If you want to donate any flood relief items, finacial donations, or need help transporting items to Houston. Please contact Community Organizer, Daniel Banguel. Let’s help victims in Texas!!(…)

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall on Texas coast-category 4

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall on Texas coast-category 4

Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas coast between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor Friday night as a powerful Category 4 storm. As of 10 p.m. Friday, the storm had sustained winds of 130 mph and was moving northwest at 7 mph, with a minimum central pressure of 938 mb. The National Hurricane Center says catastrophic flooding is expected(…)

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(…)

Student verifies racially charged face paintings at St. Edmund’s Catholic School

Student verifies racially charged face paintings at St. Edmund’s Catholic School

Eunice, LA (PPN) A student (anonymous) contacted Pen Point News to reveal that the principal of Eunice High School, Mitchell Fontenot is the daughter that allegedly painted the brown faces on students at St. Edmund’s Catholic School. Mitchell Fontenot is also a board member at St. Edmund’s Catholic School. Student says that Mitchell Fontenot daughter(…)

St. Edmunds Catholic School Seniors paste “Nuttella” on face to mock Students

St. Edmunds Catholic School Seniors paste “Nuttella” on face to mock Students

Eunice, LA (PPN) – St. Edmund’s Catholic School Seniors hazed freshmen by dressing them up to mock Eunice High School students. The parents have posted (which have been deleted) that the girls were not in “blackface” but painted their faces with Nutella, peanut butter and honey. —-> Click Here for Exclusive Interview Many community members(…)

Mayor Broome’s Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. James Gilmore resigns

Mayor Broome’s Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. James Gilmore resigns

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish Assistant Chief Administrative Officer of the Mayor-President has resigned. On Monday, the mayor’s office confirmed the resignation of James Gilmore. Gilmore had been in charge of overseeing the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination  (BRAVE) crime-fighting initiative for the mayor’s office. Dr. Gilmore released a statement stating his last(…)

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