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THE tftOUNA IN^^VoiCE
Publis 7i Thursday by First American Publications, Pembroke,~NC
VOLUME 24 NUMBER 23 THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1997 TWENTY-FIVE CENTS
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West Lumbertoi mtary j
Elects PTA, nt !
Shown above are Principal Larry T. Brooks and Tonwlita B. i
Howington, PTA President. Mrs. Howington was elected Presi- |
dent of West l.umberton Elementary School PTA for the 1997-9H
school year. She is employed at Shining Stars Preschool as a
Diagnostician. She and her husband, Darryl, reside in the West \
l.umberton community. They are the parents of three children, \
Matthew, II, Morgan, 6 and Michael, 4. She is the duaghter of
Mrs. I.olita Blanks and the late O. Tom Blanks.
Celebrates 80th Birthday
Shown above are Mr. and Mrs. Herdman Revels of St. Pauls. Mrs.
Maudie /.. Revels celebrated her 80th birthday May 31, 1997 at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Ray l.owry of Pembroke.
Mrs., Revels was born in l.umberton on June 3,1917. She is the mother
offour children: Ronald Revels, Jr. of St. Pauls; Mrs. Hillie Jean l.owry
of l.umberton; Mrs. Regina Hell of Charlotte; and Mrs. Pamela Hrambie
of (irays Creek; one foster daughter, Mrs. Margaret Treat; six grandchildren
and six great-grandchildren.
The birthday celebration was hosted by her grandson, Victor Ray l.owry
and his family. Invocation was given by Rev. John 1.. I.ocklear. The
honoree had a money tree and many other nice gifts were received.
There were more than fifty guests in attendance who Wished her many
happy returns of the day. The Master's Quartet sang many songs for the
. She is a faithful member of Ten Mile Center Huptist Church. She teas
a homemaker and worked for ten years with Agri Extension Services.
(Photo and text by Tech. Sgt. IVilliam P. Revels.)
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i^aria & Keaem
Carlo A Redemption's Sixth Anniversary Sing tvill he held Saturday,
June Nat 7 PM at l.umherton High School Auditorium, l.umherton, Ni'.
Also appearing will he the Singing Shenpards who sing "He Won 7 let
Me Down;" and Quinton Mills who sings '7 Found the Lily In My Valley."
There will also he a pre-show at 6:30 PM with the anointed singing of
the Saddletree CDC Children's Choir and the Youth In Christ.
Tickets are M< in advance or 57 at the door. Kids 12 and under are
Food will he sold in the auditorium.
For more information, call 010-739-4446 or 910-321-1239.
Pembroke BPW Club Installs New Officers
by Yvonne Barnes Dial
The Pembroke Business and Professional
Women's organization held
its annual installation of officers Ma\ .
5th at the James B Cha\ is Center on
the UNCP campus
EKcra Locklcar conducted the
installation with the following with
I he fol low i ng members to lake on the
positions as officers: Lillian Fayc
Locklcar as president; Annette
Strickland as president elect. Dorolln
Blue as treasurer and Mary Roberts
Past president. Yvonne Barnes
Dial. ga\c her farewell speech and
expressed her gratitude for lite members'
support and presented each
member a BPW pin and a thank sou
Heather Locklcar of Red Springs
High School received a $200 scholarship
in honor of the late Mrs Grace
Epps front the organization
Within the past >car the club had
held various programs centered
around women issues Various programs
and presenters included
Women and Finances and Investments
presented bv Frank Daughfrv
of First Union National Bank.
Women and Self Defense pre pre
scnicd bv Johnnie Woodcll. martini
arts instructor Women and
Asscrtiv eness presented bv Dr Ruth
Dial W oods, professor at Favcllcville
State Universilv. Depression presented
b> Carol> n Coronado. Public
Schools of Robeson Count) psveh
ologist and Controlling Stress calm
Down. Slim Down, presented bv Dr
Sandra Cross, professor at UNCP
The organization invites women
to join w ho arc interested in the goals
and objective of improv ing the lives
of women and children For more
information please contact Lillian
Fav e Lock lea r at 521 -41I
U.S. Achievement Society Honors Amy Chavis
The United Stales Achievement
Academy announced today that Ann
Cind> Chavis from Pembroke. NC.
has been named a United Slates National
Award Winner in Honor Roll
This award is a prestigious honor
very few students can ever hope to
attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes
fewer than 10% of all American
high school students
Ann Cindy Chavis. who attends
Purncll Swell, was nominated for
this national award by Dennis Watts,
a counselor at the school
Ann Cindy Chavis. will appear in
l he United Stales Achievement Acad
cniy Official yearbook. which is published
"Recognizing and supportingour
youth is marc important than c\cr
before in America's history Certainly.
United States Achievement
Academy winners should be congratulated
and appreciated for their
dedication tocxccllcncc and achicv cmcnt."
said Dr George Stevens.
Executive Director of the United
Stales Achievement Academy
The Academy selects US A A w inncrs
upon the exclusive recommendation
of teachers, coaches, counselors.
and other qualified sponsors and
upon llic Standards of Selection set
forth bv the Acadcnn Tltc criteria
for select ion arc a student's academic
performance, interest and aptitude
leadership qualities, responsibility
enthusiasm. moli\ation.to learn and
improve, citizenship, attitude and
coopcrat i\ c spi rit. dependability. and
recommendation from a teacher or
Ann Ctndv Cha\ is is the daughter
of Man and Wilson Chaxis from
Fairmont. NC The grandparents are
Audia M Chavis of Fairmont. NC.
and Late Mr and Mrs ida C Hunt of
Pembroke Author Seeks Funding For New
Book: "Just In Case Someone Wants To Slip Out"
Pembroke Native American minister
and author. Edmond Locklcar.
Jr. is seeking funding^) publish his
latest book He is the author of two
novels, a Bible Q & A book and an
O.J book He hopes this book will be
different and will sell more copies.
His latest cITorl it tilled "Just In
Case Someone Wants To Slip Out"
It illustrates what wrongscxis. where
it is and how close it is to slinging all
of us. He sayssince most people will
not even read the Bible, he has designed
a special TV ads to gel them
to read this self-help book.
Rev Locklcar wants to make a
sales test on television by starting a
controversy among husbands and
w ives. The advertisement w ill show
the book and feature the voices of
husband and wife in a washercllc
The vv ifc say s she is going to read this
book The husband savs no If she
needs to know anything, ask him.
She says she already know s about the
birds and the bees She's the mother
of his three kids This book tells
about wrong sex and she wants to
know about it The husbands says
none of his friends arc letting their
wives read this book The wife says
she is going to read it The husband
says if she keeps this up. she's going
to get hurt She tells him to let's go
outside because she is going to read
the book, and when he rises up to
hurl her. they arc going to need more
room than what's in the washcrcllc
They may need the whole out of
Rev. Locklcar is hoping b> bombarding
husbands and wives with
this situation, wives and husbands
will start taking sides He is hoping
husbands w ill boast by say ing. if I tell
my wife not to do something, she
belter not do it He's hoping wives
w ill sav. niv husband has no business
telling me what 1 can read and what
I can't read.
Talk and controversy sell books
Lock lea r is hoping wives will gel
upset enough to call and order the
book and charge it to their credit
Following the ad campaign.
Locklcar hopes to feature 16 year old
sav ing they know about the birds and
the bees already and it is time they are
allowed to read this book: There's the
question Arc 16ycaroldso(dcnough
to start learning about staving away
from gay sex. fornication, adultery
and teenage pregnancy? Locklcar
hopes to bring teenagers into reading
He issccking three loans of$5(K)(l
each to help publish the book and
make the televisions ales test. He is
offering !X% interest IF the sales
test fails to sell the book, the loans
will be paid back at $ 100 a month and
will earn (he loancr $411121 in interest.
"This is a high risk \calurc Bin
>ou only make money on liigli risk
ventures." said Rc\ Locklcar "We
have a repayment plan to reduce (he
risk Repay nieni starts the first month
aficr a loan is accepted "
If the sales lest is successful.
Locklcar sa>s book stores will come
in to help sell the book The loans
willbcrcpaid in less than a year The
interest gain will be less but still a
nice reward for a person making the
Locklcar has prepared a packet of
information about this book publishing
and will send it to anyone interested
in helping >
"Another distinction about "Just
In Case Someone Wants To Slip
Out." said Locklcar. "is the reader
can interact with the book by laying
a game of word building Materials
for doing that arc furnished with the
If would be wonderful Locklcar
agrees, if people who do not have
$5000 to loan would call him at 910521-0119
or write to WFCP Press.
Box 51X7. Pembroke., NC 2X572.
and order a pre publication,
autographed copy of the book He
say s the book w ill sell for $9.99 plus
$5.47 packaging and shipping. The
cost can be charged to a credit card
He says pcoplcordcringa copy would
be a special blessingnnd just as good
as loaning money
On March 21 William James
Oxendine of Pembroke successfully
completed the unlimited Electrical
Qualifying Examination given in
Raleigh, NC. Oxendine gives the
/. ordth e praise for passing th e state
Oxendine attended school at
Union Chapel, Ashpole, Fairgrove
High and Robeson Community College.
He also completed a code class
under l.loydMaynardat Ernin, NC.
Oxendine is employed with the
Public Schools of Robeson County.
He is very interested in assisting
others people who want to know
more about the National Electrical
Code. He Ls willing to help others,
prepare for the state exam.
He gives thanks to his father, the
late John H. Oxendine, and his
mother, \riola dandy of Pembroke
and the rest of hisfamily andfriends
for their support and encouragement.
He is shown above with his Ovyj
children: Tracy Oxendine and William
Sing at Sandy
Plains June 15
There will be benefit gospel sing
at Sand> Plains Unilcd Methodist
Church on June 15al6:30 P.M. The
singing will be held to raise funds for
the Mission Building Project for the
Bolivian Work Team. For more information
on the singing or to make
donations, you may call 521-86(H)
"Apocalypsys " In
Concert June 7
"Apocalypsys" will appear in concert
at Pembroke Seventh-day
Advcntist Church. Jet. 710 & 711,
Pembroke. NC on June 7 at 11 AM.
For more information call 521 -0432.
Rowland Norment Cafetria News
On May 6th Cafeteria staff honored the faculty anil staff of Rowland"
Nor men t by fixing breakfast for them. The cafeteria thanks staff faculty
and principalfor their support in making School Food Service Employees
feel they have a part in the nutritional education of students.
The Rowland Norment ( afeteriu staff has earned certification certificates
in " Food Safety and Sanitation "for completing ten hoars of training
in recipes for safety.
Shown left to right are Hetty Johnson, Elizabeth tiriffin, Sheila Alverez.
Wanda Hammonds, Delois l.ocklear, Margaret Stephens and Ann Oxendine.
Rowland Norment ('afeteriu staff also won a Hlue Ribbon for the
"Awards of Excellence" for the year IVV6-V7, awarded by North ( arolinu
For "Notional Hreakfast week" at Rowland Nor men! School, each
student who ate breakfast every morning that iveek put their name in a
howl. Three names were drawn. First prize was a shirt with a logo that says
" Open your eyes to school breakfast" printed on front. Kimherly McKenzie,
third grader, won the shirt. John Austin, first grader, won the kite. Third
prize went to Melody Robinson, second grader. She won a camera that
Shown left to right: Margaret Stephens, Ann (Ixendine, Delois l ock/ear,
Elizabeth (iriffin, Hetty Johnson. Not shown Sheila Alverez.
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Say Vou Read it in the Carolina Indian
Voice. To subscribe call 521-2826
Government Golf Tournament Planned
1 lole in one will win ;i CiM Truck
Mt? for ts fl pull-Moo $10 for 10 fi
Ptovcrs nuisi register Iw June 7
You max register ;ii Riverside Ciolf
Course or cull Rulli I ocklenr nl 521 W)")
or Rev lettv McNeill ;rl 5214X1
tor XI 1-4XX7
I here will lie free refreshments
I.umbcc Tribal Government Annual
Tournament. Super Ball, will be
held June 14. brginning at 9 a.m.
Willi a Sliol Gun Start al Riverside
A.B.C. I) players lo each team,
Inch leant must havca handicap of at
least 4S Price $160a team. $40 per
person Pri/cs for each hole