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Iberville Elementary School Coach called black children “Animals”-Exclusive Interview with Student and Parent

Iberville Elementary School Coach called black children “Animals”-Exclusive Interview with Student and Parent

Today (PPN)- Parents from Iberville Elementary School contacted Pen Point News regarding a coach saying inappropriate words to his PE class students. Tamaneica Royal is a parent of one of the students at Iberville Elementary. She spoke with Pen Point News Chief Investigator Daniel Banguel regarding the incident. “My daughter came home Friday crying to me(…)

Democratic Party waits until runoff to endorse the only Democrat in the State Treasurer’s race

Democratic Party waits until runoff to endorse the only Democrat in the State Treasurer’s race

BATON ROUGE, La. (PPN) – Today the Democratic State Central Committee chose to unanimously endorse Derrick Edwards, the only Democrat candidate for the State Treasurer’s race. There was major criticism coming from local democrats who said that the endorsement should have been made earlier on in the race. Some feel as though the endorsement will(…)

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(…)