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Teen sexuality session
scheduled for Upchurch
# By Jodie Witts
Hoke Health DtpufuU
Who It com to talUag abont
?iiaalitj aost parents
don't. ..Where does your teen get
information about sex? You?
Peers? T.V.? Movies? If you feel
thii information should come from
you as a parent come join us Oc
tober 8 at 7:30 p.m., especially if
(four child is in the seventh grade at
Upchurch school is going to try
a new approach in family Ufe
It is an approach that is being
tried in many areas in the state.
It is called Postponing Sexual
The series is produced by Emory
University and Grady Memorial
Jfaspital in Atlanta, Georgia.
'The goals of the Postponing
Sexual Involvement Series are:
?To help young teens under
stand the pressures in our society
which influence young people's
?To help young teens under
stand their rights in social relation
"To help young teens deal with
pressure situations through the use
of assertive responses.
?To help young teens postpone
?To help parents understand the
pressures in our sogety which in
flue net young people's sexual
?To give parents tools to help
young teens postpone sexual in
In past programs adults thought
teens needed to be given an array
Recent research has shown that
this is a good teaching technique
for older teens, but moat 12 to 16
year olds have not developed the
cognitive ability to think through
So this program is designed for
12 to 16 year olds and teaches how
to say "no."
According to the services.
Postponing Sexual InvolveaKBt,
this knowledge and these skills
should help young teens deal with
problem situations so that they can
postpone sexual involvement until
a time when they are better able to
make decisions which have a long
range impact on their lives.
The program also includes an
educational series for parents.
The program would not be suc
cessful without the parents involv
A parents' night for seventh
graders at Upchurch Junior High
School is scheduled for October 8
at 7:30 p.m.
All other parents of the county
The Burlington Industries Foundation presented a $800 donation to
the Hoke County Rescue Squad on September 18. The funds will be
used to help purchase a No. 1 crash truck specially equipped to handle
serious medical emergencies. Roe ford Plant Personnel Manager Harry
Williamson (left) and Mark Collins, Dying Plant Personnel Manager
(far right) present the check to Johnny Melton (center) Commander at
I the Hoke County Rescue Squad.
Janet Henarix (left) receives Outstanding 4H Leaders Award for the
Southeastern District from Iris S. Aldridge of Lenoir County, member of
the District Selection Committee.
for 4-H service
Janet L. Hendrix, leader of the
Hiilcrest 4-H Club received the
Outstanding Leaders Award from
the Southeast District Leaders
Mrs. Hendrix has served on the
4-H and Youth Committee, the
County Council Planning Com
mittee, helped plan District
"Area" meeting for volunteer
leaders, conducted county leader
training session, and attended the
Volunteer Leaders Convention in
Raleigh two years.
Mrs. Hendrix attended State
4-H Congress last year along with
several members of her club. She
has attended junior and senior 4-H
Retreats, District Activity Day and
4-H State Council meetings.
Members of her club helped
plan, design the scenery and pro
gram for the Fashion Revue,
helped teach modeling classes, and
helped plan and carry out the
Volunteer Leaders Recognition
Banquet. Members also gave pro
grams to EFNEP youth at Day
Camp, and erected a new 4-H sign
in Hoke County.
Calloway becomes literacy tutor
Mrs. Doris Calloway, a
volunteer tutor with Hoke
Reading/Literacy Council has met
all requirements of Laubach
In.making^the announcement a
spokesperson for the local council
said Mrs. Calloway would receive
the "Each One Teach One" pin, a
Senior Tutor certificate and one
year's membership in Laubach
Literacy Action. ? ? ?
Mrs. Calloway, an active
member of First Baptist Church,
received her tutor training in April
of this year. She sees tutoring as a
means of expanding her mission
pient said; "We know that the pro
blems of illiteracy can't be solved
overnight. But everytime a tutor
receives another certificate we are
closer to acquiring the expertise
and commitment needed to solve
For more information on the ac
tivities of the Literacy Council
Hobnob supper on tap
A Hobnob fund raising
barbecue supper is scheduled to be
held prior to the homecoming
?ame at Hoke High on October 12.
Funds raised at the supper will
go to insure that next year's com
munity festival will be a success, a
spokesman for the Hobnob Board
of Directors said.
Barbecue, coleslaw, apple
crunch and Eddie McNeill's
famous hush puppies will be served
from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will
be available for eating in or taking
Plates are $3.50.
Tickets for the event will be
available at the door, or in advance
from the Hoke County Library,
Howell Drug, Western Auto and
Everyone is urged to attend to
help make the Hobnob a successful
Scotland Cotton Festival
on tap for October 12-13
The First ANNUAL JOHN
BLUE COTTON FESTIVAL will
be held on Friday, October 12 and
Saturday, October 13 on the
grounds of the Historical John
Blue House in Laurinburg.
The Festival will feature a varie
ty of interesting and enjoyable
things for folks of all ages. Old
farm skills will be demonstrated,
antiques exhibited, a petting farm
will feature a variety of animals, a
cotton exhibit will be featured,
horse and buggy rides, and lots of
entertainment. Square dancing,
clogging, folk music, gospel music,
scottish dancers, bagpipes and the
present time fad of break dancing
will be featured during the two day
A Cotton Craft Contest will be
held in conjunction with the
Festival and is open to craftcrs of
all ages. The Craft must contain
cotton in its natural state, such as
cotton burrs and bolls. All entries
must be received by 10:00 AM on
Saturday October 13. Judging will
take place at that time and crafts
will be on display the remainder of
Friday, October 12 will be
"school day" at the Festival.
School groups throughout
Scotland County will be bused in
all during the day. Other spec
tators will also be welcome during
?K<. o-no AM until 2:00 PM day.
The John Blue Cotton Festival is
sponsored by Scotland County
Parks and Recreation Commission
and the Scotland County Schools.
For further information, please
County residents serving on
Hunt 'Sportsman Coalition'
Citing Gov. Jim Hunt's "un
matched commitment to protec
ting our air, land, and water," J.
Robert Gordon of Laurinburg an
nounced the formation of the
statewide "Sportsmen for Hunt
Brownie Hendrix and Clyde Up
church, both of Raeford, are
Gordon, a Laurinburg attorney,
a member of Ducks Unlimited and
the Chairman of the State Wildlife
Commission, praised Hunt for his
unwavering dedication to protec
ting and preserving North
Carolina's enviroginenL during his
eight years as Governor. "Jim
Hunt deserves credit for reviving
the Wildlife Resources Commis
sion, and for getting sportsmen
throughout the state involved in
managing our natural resources
through the Wildlife Advisory
Committee," Gordon said.
Gordon said Hunt could be
counted on to show the same kind
of commitment to sportsmen in the
U.S. Senate. "Jim Hunt can Jbe
counted on to stand up to the
in Washington,'^ he js aid?
Gordon also praised Hunt for
his staunch support of the con
stitutional right to bear arms. "As
a gun owner, Jim Hunt opposes
the registration of firearms. He op
poses the licensing of people who
purchase and own firearms. He
supports hunter education and
firearms safety education," he
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Main St. Raeford, N.C.
10 lb. bag
SHAWNEE SELF RISING
1 lb. box
LUX OR DOVE DISH
29 02. can 99^
42 oz. box 1 at. 1
Is Open All Day Sunday
'Bar-B-Q Cooked Over Live Oak Coals & Chopped By Hand
OPEN WED. - SAT. 11:30 A.M. - 10 P.M.
SUNDAYS. 11:30 A.M. - 8 P.M.
ALASKAN CRAB LEGS
? Va. Mullet
?Fried Clam Strips
?Down East Clam Chowder
?And Other Desserts
Salad Bar With Homemade Dressing
Homemade Bread g
Enjoy fin* food in a relaxed atmoaphara.
11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Buffet All Day ? 11.30 a.m. ? 8 p.m.
LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C.
I? Steak Dinner
HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH
Oct. 6, 1984 ? 5:30 p.m. -9 p.m.
10 oz. Steak - Baked Potato - Tossed Salad
Coffee or Tea
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