Prison bus parked outside of “Lil Boosie” inaugural Boosie Bash Concert

Prison bus parked outside of “Lil Boosie” inaugural Boosie Bash Concert

(PPN)-Saturday, March 10, 2018, rapper Torrence “Lil Boosie” Hatch hosted his inaugural hometown concert called “Boosie Bash” which was held at Southern University.  The concert featured over 20 local rappers and entertainers that held attendees attention from beginning to end. Lil Boosie decided to give his hometown an annual event so that he could personally(…)

Louisiana State Representative Edmond Jordan seeks to legalize marijuana

Louisiana State Representative Edmond Jordan seeks to legalize marijuana

(PPN) – Louisiana State Representative Edmond Jordan is proposing a way to help minimize the state’s budget deficit.  Jordan represents District 29, which encompasses parts of East and West Baton Rouge Parish. Jordan is seeking a bill that would legalize and tax the recreational use of marijuana. “I couldn’t tell you exactly how much revenue(…)

Secretary of State Tom Schedler accused of sexual harassment

Secretary of State Tom Schedler accused of sexual harassment

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A lawsuit accuses Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler of sexually harassing a female employee, saying he propositioned the woman multiple times over a decade. She describes a “sexually hostile and abusive working environment” in the suit, filed Thursday (Feb. 22) in 19th Judicial District Court in Baton Rouge. After she(…)

Capitol City Ques hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program

Capitol City Ques hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN) -Yesterday, February 18, 2018, the local chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program at Southern University A&M College. The Talent Hunt Program provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts. The event was organized by the Capitol(…)

Southern University A&M College Library damaged severely due to weather-Closed Indefinitely

Southern University A&M College Library damaged severely due to weather-Closed Indefinitely

Today Southern University will have to close down its library indefinitely due to the ceiling caving in. The library sustained heavy flooding. Janene Tate spokeswoman for the university confirms that there was no fire, but all four floors of the building took on roughly two inches of water after a water coil on the roof burst. Officials(…)