William and Nancy Hanks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17. Their family hosted an evening of food and fellowship at the Hanks’ home. The Hanks were married Oct. 15, 1960. They have two children, Mike Hanks and wife Cammie, and Jackie Billberry and husband Philip. They have four grandchildren, Lance Billberry, Brittney Billberry, Hunter Hanks and Abigail Hanks.
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Students right are in our Junior and Senior Classes and are taking advantage of the Dual Enrollment Classes offered at Bethel Christian School through Louisiana Tech University, University of Louisiana at Monroe and Northwestern University.
They are earning college credits in English, Biology, History, Political Science, Spanish, Psychology and Fine Arts Survey.
On Friday, the Life Share bus will be at Bethel Christian School for their first blood drive this school year. We are looking forward to another great year of blood donors.
Lincoln Parish felony arrests have more than doubled in the last decade.
According to Third Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy, there were 314 felony cases that came before his office in 1991. But by 2010, that number had jumped to 650.
“The population hasn’t doubled,” Levy said. “We’ve just had more serious drug arrests.”
Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone attributes the increase in arrests in large part to a combined record management system, which makes it possible for officers who encounter a suspect to see if they have a warrant with another law enforcement agency.