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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A new scam has been targeting area residents, Lincoln Parish Mike Stone said.
Stone said residents have reportedly received calls from someone impersonating a Lincoln Parish deputy.
“The person calls to say that you have missed a grand jury summons,” Stone said. “The person then proceeds to inform you there is a warrant for your arrest and unless a fee is paid then you will be arrested.”
Stone said the scammer has asked residents to purchase a money order for approximately $990.
Parish schools are gearing up for a fresh start this week with “prep” programs.
Ruston High School will host an entire “Prep Week,” beginning tomorrow.
“This is one of our favorite times of the year,” said RHS Counselor Kay White. “It’s purely an option, but we encourage everyone to come because if you don’t take advantage of Prep Week you won’t be ready to go.”
Top left: Pea Ridge Rito 6041 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Dalton Jones, of Dubach, owns the August 2013 son of Bayou Rito 237 of 1851 8059. Ryan Cummins, of Katy, Texas, evaluated the 28 entries.
Top right: These Angus enthusiasts won junior showmanship at the 2014 Louisiana Junior Angus Field Day on May 24-25 in Lecompte. Pictured from left are Ryan Cummins, judge; Lani LeBeauf, Deridder, second; Dalton Jones, Dubach, first; and Olivia Shepherd, Louisiana Angus princess.