North Carolina Newspapers

    r' ' Pubtahod Etch Thursday Slnct January 18,1973 , '
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Change for New
Parents of Children entering
school for the fust tune this fall are
being informed of a new state law
governing immunization doses being
required. Beginning the next school
year, all children will be required to
have two doses of MMR vaccine for
measles, mumps and rubella and one
H1B or Hemophilus influenza B dose.
The first MMR dose sboukl've been
administered on or after the child's
first birthday and before its fifth
birthday. Five DTP/DT doses for
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Whooping
cough are also required except that, if
the fourth dose was administered after
the child's fourth birthday, the fifth
dose is not required. Four oral polio
vaccine doses arc also required unless
4, Ihe thrrrl .<?
f -birthday in which case the tburrh dose
is not required.
Parents of children entering
kindergarten in the fall are further
reranded that statute requires that each
student must receive a health
assessment between now and the date
of school entry. If a health transmittal
form is not given to the principal of
. the child's school on or before the first
day of attendance, the principal will
present a notice of delinquency to the or responsible person
After thkty calendar days, if form has
. not been presented to the principal,
- the child shall not be permitted to
^attend school until the health
assessment form has been presented.
The health department will provide
physicals to children who meet the
eligibility criteria at no. cost. Further
anformation of eithiu of these
requirements may be obtained from
I: the director of musing for the public
schools of Robeson Schools.
Chavis Named to
: Hospice Position
Dak Chavis has been named
bereavement care coordinator of
Hospice of Robeson. A native of Red
Sprigs, he earned his undergraduate
degree in social work from Pembroke
State University and his master's
degree in divinity from Southeastern
Baptist Seminary in 1989.
Before returning to Robeson
County, he worked with Hospice of
Burke County for three years as a
social worker/counselor.
In h? new position he will provide
bereavement care to families of
Hoepice patients for a year or longer
after the patient's death. He is also
availabk to non-Hospice families for
bereavement care.
. "Children should not be excluded
from the grief process," Chavis said.
"I want to add bereavement care
serv ices for all ages to include children
and teens as well as adults."
For more information about
Hospice's bereavement care or support
groups, call Chavis at 671 -5601.
Media Center
1 on Sunday, May 22nd at 3 pm for the
lames C. Dial Media oaattr at
Pembroke Elementary SchooL The
<maer was named in honor of Mr.
Dial, who has awved the school for
?dncabnn general md to the school
: |n particular.
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Goins Receives
Doctorate From
Penn State
Ualvenity Parte, Va.-Dc Will
MareauGoins.anativeofW aslungtoo,
D C., and descendont of the Eastern
Cherokee and LumbeeTribesofNorth
commencement ceremonies 011 May
13. ,
As a graduate of the oldest on
going graduate program for Native
Americans in the United States, Goins
is the 35 th Native American to receive
a doctorate at Penn State
His honors included the University
Minority Fellowship, the Rachley
Scholarship, the Native American
Indian Student Association
Outstanding and Dedicated Service
Award, and the Penn State Alumni
Association "Synergy" Outstanding
Graduate Performance.
(joins has a graduate assistantship
with the Office of Minority Graduate
Opportunities and taught a course in
educational administration.
As part ofhis doctoral program, be
completed a study of the perceptions
ofNahve American graduate students.
This is the first study to take a
retrospective look at Native American
graduate student perceptions on a
predominately White campus. This
study also contained the largest
satqpling ofNahve American graduate
program alumni to participate in a
study of this kind.
Gto ins also produced and directed a
video "We are Perm State Proud,"
which has been distributed nationally
throughout Indian country and which
has aired on community access cable
company in the Minneapolis area.
Reading is a
Family Matter ^
Magnolia and Parkton schools
were the site of a family reading
activity entitled "Reading isaFamily
Matter" recently. The workshops
were presented by Dr. Marion Gillie
Oiion and Dr. Pnscilla Mananno
Leggen, who are instructors in the I
graduate program at Payettevilk State
Reading activities for students in
KlesPre-k thru 3 and grades 4 thru
ere presented 'hat parents could
use while working on Reading skills
at home. Ideas presented included
practical application of the
newspeper, word games to play while
traveling, and making learning
survival skills a Am activity.
The presenters focused on
participation and practical
appi icanon ot reading materials touna
in ths home "
The workshops were sponsored
by the Chapttr I schoohnde project
M each school
Maynor Wins Sheriff*s Race
by Cmum Br my boy
Glenn Maynor became the first
Indian to win the Democratic
nomination for sheriff of Robeson
County on Tuesday. Maynor won the
election with the unofficial tally of
11,856 to 11,507 for Lum Edwards,
chief of detectives with tbe Robeson
County Sheriffs Department.
Edwards was, according to all reports
tbe candidate outgoing sheriff Hubert
Stone bad picked to replace him.
Anytime there isa history making
event, other events have oocuned
beforehand that sort of paves the way
for change. And so it was with Glenn
Maynor's victory Tuesday night. In 1
1974 O. Tom Blanks gave long time
sheriff Malcolm G. McLeod his first
real challenge for the office of Sheriff.
McLeod received 8870 votes in the
primary and Blanks received 7809
Blanks called for a tun off and was
defeated in the run off. That year
Indians voted more than 10,000 in the
sheriff*s race. McLeod eventually
selected Hubert Stone to be his
On November 1, 1986 Sheriff
Deputy Kevin Stone, son of -Sheriff
Nothing was ever done about that
mcidem. From that day SheriffHuben
Stone had problems garnering any
support ft*his re-election in the Indian
This murder and many other
I unsolved murders, accusations of
corruption in tbe sheriffs department
has haunted the reign of Hubert Stone
during his 16 years in office.
In 1990 Glenn Maynor challenged
Hubert Stone for sheriff. Maynor got
into a run off and Stone retained the
sheriffs office following the run. Mmy
Indian voters abeotutely refused to
vote for Stone and voted for James
Sandersou,the Republican candidate,
in the General Election.
Maynor will now face Sanderson
in the 1994 General Election. Much
speculation abounds about whether
that race will become a racial issue
with whites jumping across party lines
to vote for Sanderson. It is almost s
foregone conclusion that Indian voters
will renon to the polls and vote again
for Maynor.
On Tuesday, May 31, Maynor
received overwhelming support from
his own people and split the black
precincts and received some of the
white vote. It is unclear now whether
Edwards will call for a recount, it is
obvious, however, (toutthe unofficial
vote totals shown ou Page 7 that many
of the white precincts, as well as the
Indian precincts voted according to
night, many people paused- tfe
remember Julian Pierce, judicial
candidate who was slain in 1986.Tbcy
remembered Jimmy Earl Cunnangs,
They remembered John L. Godwin
who died in 1986. They remembered
many other Indian warriors who
fought long and hard to see Indians ui
positions ofpower. They remembered
the late Peter Brooks, theism James B.
(Jim) Cbsvis, the Iste O. Tom
B Unks and many many others who
didnot live to eee history in the making
on Tuesday.
Hubert Stone will retire from the
Sheriff's office in December. Many
people believe as they have
demonstrated at the polls that it is time
for a change and time for Robeson
County to coins out of the "Stone
Ape." It has been nmored that Stone
will be appointed Supervisor of the
Eastern Disti ici, U.S. Marshal Service.
That appointment, while he was
nominated by Congressman Charlie
Rose, has not been confirmed
In sn unprecedented move In the
Indian community, the Burnt Swamp
Baptist Union on Saturday, May 2ft,
passed s resolution offered by Rev.
Jimmy Strickland. This resolution
stated that the Baptist Union would
enthusiastically urge the members of
the churches of the Burnt Swamp
Union to go to the polls on Tuesday,
?fcmskigMl regsawji'eir decwioti
pastor to stand In his pulpit Sunday,
May 29, 1994 amwemind his
congregation to be involved with the
voting process on Tuesday, May 31.
And the presence ofthe Chraman
community was felt. There were some
Indian precincts voting over 70
Little Miss Alexis Vivian LocUear was first runner mp in the Bahy Miss
Robeson County Pag ran ton May 14,1994 silk* Civic Center in L umber ton.
LiOie Alexis Mvian was judged first runner up and was awarded flowers,
trophy, end * fifty dollar (S50.99) savings hand,
Alexis yirimss is Ike 22 month mid daughter of Maria I. Lmcklaar of
Pembroke and Captain Phil Lock!ear, United Slates Air Force, stationed in
Navarre, Florida. Alexis Vivian is the granddaughter of Vivian Locklaar of
Pembroke. Mar paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kever Locklaar of
the Prospect Community.
NIGA Applauds Choice to
Chair Gaming Commission
The head of the National Indian
Gaming Association (N1GA) today
applauded President Clinton'a choice
to chair the National Indian Gaming
Commiaaion, which overseas the
Indian Gaming industry. Harold
Monteau la a member of the Chippewa
Cree Tribe of Montana
"This is a victory for all of Indian
Country," saidNIGA Chairman Rick
Hill. "The President's choice shows
respect for Indian people and our
knowledge and professionliaro in
We folly support the President and we
are confident that Mr. Mooteau will
reaped the sovereign status of tribes
md will keep intact the spirit of the
Indian Gearing Regulatory Ad "
Montreal ? spartner m a Montana
law Ann and special lms in federal law
affecting Indian tnbee. He served for
foe past three ware on foe Secretary of
lbs Interior's Tank Force on Bureau or
Indian AArira Reorganization. He has
a law degree from the University of
New Mexico, a masters in education
from foe Univeresty of Soufo Dakota;
andabecheior of science from Eastern
Montana Cottage
The President also appomtedLacy
for the state ofNotth Carolina, to serve
as an associate member of the
commission. Thomburg also served
five years in the North Carolina House
of Representatives and waa a Stale
Superior Court Judge for 16 yen.
"The experience these two
individuals bring from the tribal,
federal, state and local government
levels will be invaluable as attempts
to amend the Indian Gaming
Regulatory Act come to ahead," said
Both terms are for three years.
Monteau's nomination needs Senate
confirmation. If confirmed, he would
replace Tony Hope, whose term has
The National Indian Gaining
Commission helps monitor and
regulate the tribal gHnmg industry, h
was estabhshad by Congtasa in tbe
1988 Indian Gaining Regulatory Act.
Tbe National Indian Gaming
Association, satabhahsd hi 1985, m a
nan profit organization of more than
90 tfbes engaged in tribal gaining
enterprises NlGA operates as s
clearinghouse and educational,
legislative and public poimr resource
fortribss,polity iiuken and the public
on Indian gaming nwas and tribal
Miss North
Carolina USA
The search is underway and
applications are now being accepted
for the 1995 Miss North Carolina USA
and Miss North Carolina Teen USA
Fas earns. These pageants are the
official pre I u mnar les to Miae USA,
Miaa Universe, and Mm* Tern USA.
The 43rd annual Miaa North
Carolina USA Pageant and the 13th
annual Miaa NorthCaroUnaTeen USA
a earn will be held on November 11
12,1994 in Charlotte at the Adama
Mark Hotel.
Agee for Miae USA delegates are
at least lSandundar27 asofFebruary
1,1995. i
Agee for MissTeen USA delegates <
are st least 15 and under 19 ss ofJuly
1,1995. i
Young women from around North i
Carolina are invited to apply foreutry. i
Delegates must be US Citizens, and a! <
least a tin month resident of North i
Carolina, thus out of staN college
students an eligible. Each applicant
must be single, never married or had a
Judging m baaed on beauty of 0k?
and figure, poise and personality in
three equal categories and delegates
should be prepared to compete in
evening gown, swimsuit and
interview. Although then have beeo
many talentod contestants through the
years in the Miaa USA pagan system,
talent performance ia not a phaae of
AU girla interested in competing
for the upcoming titles are asked to
please wnteMiaaNait ( arohna I ISA
pageants, Dept. NP, 941 HoUeyLaka
fcd Aiken, S.C. 29*03 or talephooe
(801) 648-6220 Letters should
include: name, address, telephone
number and dale of birth. WHITE
NOW! Corn sauna may be hauled
The girls chosen as Mies North
Carolina USA and Miss North
Carotins Teen USA will represent the
stale m the nationally letevoed Miaa
USA and Miaa Teen USA pagaanti.
both aeen by mors tan 600 nulhon
viewers in 27 countries. As stele
wtnnen each will win a two weak all
aapenae paid trip to lbs host city Ibr
the national pagaatt. a luxurious An
ooat, a wardroba, an event* gown,
tha coveted UK gold and deuu>iwl
Miaa Uiuvene Crown Ring, cash and
to wui appnMunwicly $223000 00 hi
cash and pr wen si the rue umal pageant
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PSHS Student
Selected Student
Athka Hum I
Aloha Hunt, a senior of Pureed
Swett High School, has been
honorably selected as atudenl of the
month offoeLunfoertonAiea Chamber
of Commerce.
She is the daughter of Jauiee and
Alice Hum of Pembroke Aliaha
attends church at Riverside Memorial
Methodist and hm dedicated a gnat
deal of her dree In extracurricular
activities and community
involvement. She has participated as
an adiiese in volleyball and kaakrthall
i oner aciiviiM inc wn involved tit
include Quia Bowl, student couocii
vice president, ciaae preaident.
ambassador, student council reporter,
jottraaliam. yearbook editor.
American Indian Science and
Engineering society, Native Aiwncan
Student Association, and cMum baa.
Comniaiity aivolvemcni included
Special Olympics Vohtmeer.aaaiafnt
10 children at Robeson County's
Strongest Man contest, special
lyrnpica at PSU and the Very Special
Arts Festival
Cfbi a a mm . -.-S i ?nial> ? 11
mm nss reccivoa u 1211 uiguiMUXi
iwards such as Superintendaat'a
i ward. Prmctpai'asward. higbeatOPA
It English II and geometry, AlgebraII
ind .Span tali, Woodmen of the World.
HonoeadNoanmee, Moat Improved
volleyball. and Voice of Democracy
hutrici wuuiei
To expand her knowledge and
ixperience. Aliaha (pen* eummer
ve?k?^anrodiaf unjvamHleato
ihe has attended Claiksoa Univenity
n Potsdam, N. Y., UMvenhy of Iowa
n lours City, California Iwtiiuw of
rechnotogy in Petit!ma. UhWataity
tf Colorado at Bouider. Mid at the
American Indian Science and
SjmJulam in Mrt Compaabensive
electa*a student of MM month is
ihility They are interested in
?tiumctag MhtcatkM^Md ? I ting

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