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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More than 60 I.A. Lewis sixth graders participated in an event to discuss how the students will transition to Ruston Junior High School with their legacy in mind.
Students participated in healthy lifestyle activities, communication sessions and finished the day off with a Footprints activity with student volunteers from the Louisiana Tech University Kinesiology department.
Tammy Schilling, associate professor in the education department of Kinesiology, said the Footprints activity began with students choosing a color of paint.