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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Kindergartners are very busy this time of year. In reading, we are learning letters and their sounds. We are learning new sight words. These are helping us to read. In math, we are recognizing and writing numbers 0-5 and counting by 10’s to 100. In social studies, we are learning about apples. This Friday is Apple Day! We are so excited about all the centers we have planned.
The president and chief operating office of Universal Studios encouraged Grambling State University students to sacrifice and do what it takes to succeed as they pursue their dreams. His message was simple: You can go further in life if you believe.
“You have to find a way to follow your dreams,” Ron Meyer told the audience from the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre sage in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. “Can’t assume someone is always going to help you. You have to want it badly, can’t be derailed.”
It has already been reported that Republican challenger Mitt Romney carried the majority of votes in Lincoln Parish in the Nov. 6 presidential election.
Of those who voted in Lincoln Parish, 56.54 percent chose Romney and 41.89 percent voted for incumbent Barack Obama, with the other votes split among the nine other presidential candidates.
But who were the residents who showed up at the polls? Officials with the Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Office have been able to compile demographic information about the Nov. 6 voters, as required by the federal government.