Emogen Marketing Group was honored with Best of Broadcast at the 46th Annual American Advertising Federation (AAF)-Northeast Louisiana Chapter awards banquet held March 1 in West Monroe. This is the firm’s third year to participate in the annual creative showcase. In all, Emogen brought home the following 10 awards:
Best of Broadcast
• Centric Federal Credit Union — Television Commercial: “Sasquatch”
Special Judges Awards
• Monroe Chamber of Commerce — Online Video Campaign: “I am the Monroe Chamber”
• Centric Federal Credit Union — Website: “MyCentric.org”
Although the ordinance concerning indecent exposure or “sagging” mostly dominated the City of Grambling’s public hearing and subsequent regular council meeting, other measures were considered and brought before the council’s attention on Feb.7.
An ordinance to amend Grambling’s existing charitable gaming ordinance was brought before the council and public. The city had initially agreed to receive 20 percent of Coastal Bingo’s earnings to distribute amongst qualifying non-profit organizations.
MARION (AP) — Authorities say the high prices being paid for scrap metal and copper are keeping Union Parish sheriff’s investigators busy.
Four people were arrested Thursday and Friday and warrants issued for another suspect.
Arrested Thursday was Titus Douglas, 28, of Marion. He is accused of stealing pipe and channel iron from a victim’s property in Marion. The victim reported the value of the pipe and iron at $1,000. Douglas was booked into the Union Parish Detention Center for theft of items valued at more than $500 and criminal trespass. His bond is set at $3,200.