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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Louisiana Tech University President Dan Reneau delivered the keynote address recently at the 2012 National Banquet of Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) — the National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society he founded in 1979 while leading the biomedical engineering department at Tech.
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.
The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University presents the “Louisiana Lagniappe Science and Engineering Festival,” a month-long celebration of science and engineering that offers “a little something extra” for everyone.
The Louisiana Lagniappe Science and Engineering Festival is a partner festival of the Inaugural USA Science and Engineering Festival — the country’s first national science festival in Washington, D.C.
The Festival strives to be the ultimate multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary celebration of science and engineering in the United States.