Ponstein’s Food Store on the corner of Paris Road and Genie Street was named
Business of the Month for the month of October. The business was started 40
years ago by Charles Ponstein and is now run by his son, Neil Ponstein. Pictured
are (front row) Clem Gauthe, Manager; Neil Ponstein, Claudette Ponstein, and
Charles Ponstein. (Second row) Councilman Casey Hunnicutt, Councilman
at Large East Guy McInnis, Councilman Monty Montelongo, and Councilman
Nathan Gorbaty. (Third row) Councilman Ray Lauga, Council Chairman George
Cavignac, and Councilman Richie Lewis.