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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(…)

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(…)

“Kip” critical of Comprehensive Report

“Kip” critical of Comprehensive Report

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN)- Today, former Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden responded to a report that Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome released on Monday that informed the parish that the BRAVE grant was suspended due to reporting and compliance deficiencies occurring in 2016 during the administration of Mayor Holden. “It’s a sad day to watch a city(…)

Louisiana state auditors to investigate BRAVE grant program

Louisiana state auditors to investigate BRAVE grant program

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Controversy in the capital city continues as state auditors have received two requests to investigate the BRAVE program funding handled by Baton Rouge Mayor Weston Broome’s office. Mayor Weston Broome cancelled a contract with community activist Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed amid public record requests. Reed allegedly would have been paid(…)