Raising Cane’s donates $1M to Southern University

Raising Cane’s donates $1M to Southern University

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN)-Southern University was presented with a $1 million donation Tuesday morning  by Raising Cane’s. The donated money will go to funding the university’s academic and athletic programs as well as the Human Jukebox Band.  A portion of the donation includes an endowed academic scholarship. “I’ve worked so hard selling chicken fingers and(…)

Louisiana Election Results

Louisiana Election Results

State Treasurer Derrick Edwards (DEM) -Run Off John Schroder (REP)-Run Off State Representative–58th Representative District “Ken” Brass (DEM)   State Representative–77th Representative District “Rob” Maness (REP) -Run Off Mark Wright (REP)-Run Off   Mayor — City of New Orleans LaToya Cantrell (DEM) Desiree M. Charbonnet (DEM)   PSC — District 2 Craig C. Greene (REP)(…)

LSU Police arrest 10 in connection to death of student during alleged hazing incident

LSU Police arrest 10 in connection to death of student during alleged hazing incident

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) –LSU confirms that ten people are being charged in connection to a hazing incident at a fraternity that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old student. Maxwell Gruver, of Roswell, Georgia, died after an alleged hazing incident at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity sometime on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner confirmed Wednesday that(…)

Mayor Broome appoints Darryl Gissel  as permanent CAO

Mayor Broome appoints Darryl Gissel as permanent CAO

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome will name former Mayoral Candidate Darryl Gissel as the city’s new chief administrative officer Thursday morning. Today, Broome issued a press release saying she would name a permanent CAO on Thursday. Gissel, who ran as a non-party candidate in the 2016 mayor’s race, later served on one of Broome’s transition teams.(…)

Confirmed: Rosepine High School was outraged due to students kneeling for the “pledge of allegiance”

Confirmed: Rosepine High School was outraged due to students kneeling for the “pledge of allegiance”

Rosepine, LA (PPN)- Parents are in an outraged regarding a referee calling a student a “nigger” during a football game. The incident happened during the Rosepine High vs North Central High School game. Two parents of Rosepine High School contacted Pen Point News regarding the incident. One parent who asked to be anonymous said, “Our fans were(…)

LHSAA Referee calls a player a “nigger” at a Rosepine High School-students refuse to stand for the Anthem

LHSAA Referee calls a player a “nigger” at a Rosepine High School-students refuse to stand for the Anthem

Rosepine, LA (PPN)- Parents contacted Pen Point News regarding a referee calling a student a “nigger” during a football game. The incident happened during the Rosepine vs North Central High School game. Pen Point News Investigative reporter Daniel Banguel contacted parents of North Central High School who were in attendance during that game. According to(…)

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