Buddy Dunn, an EMT with the Hoke County Rescue Squad is shown displaying the improved model 32B
Hurst Rescue Tool recently acquired by his squad.
To Free Wreck Victims
4 Jaws Of Life' Arrives
The Hoke County Rescue Squad
recently purchased its second Hurst
Rescue Tool, known as "Jaws of
This additional gasoline
powered, hydraulic-operated emer
gency equipment, ordered in No
vember, was delivered by Hurb
Walls of Life Protection Systems,
Carv. N.C. He has the exclusive
North Carolina dealership.
Walls also furnished a three
hour practical instruction to teach
new techniques of operation.
The squad purchased its first
rescue tool in September of 1973 at
a cost of S4.300. This Model 28 tool
has a push-pull power of 10,000
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five years, probation for five years
? on condition he serve 30 days in
the county jail; pay costs; and re
main in school till he gets his high
Aaron Lide, 18, Rt. 3, Box
163-A, Raeford, possession of a
counterfeit controlled substance
ttavember 18 With intent to sell
and deliver, and selling and
delivering, pleaded guilty to misde
meanor solicitation to commit a
felony, 15 months suspended for
five years, probation for five
? years, on conditions he pay costs,
serve 20 days in jail after the
school year ends; and remain in
school till he gels his high school
Dwight Baldwin, 17, Rt. 1, Box
252, Lumber Bridge, three counts
of possession November 5 of a
controlled substance (marijuana)
with intent to sell and deliver, and
selling and delivering, pleaded
A guilty to misdemeanor solicitation
to commit a felony, 20 months
suspended for five years, proba
tion for five years, on conditions
he pay costs, remain in school till
he gets his diploma; and serve 60
days in the county jail starting
after the school year ends and
before the next school year begins.
Judgments issued last week in
other cases follow.
Willie Stanley. 27, Box 265.
^ Raeford, five counts ot forgery,
w voluntary dismissal by the pro
secutor; defendant agreed to plead
guilty to five counts ot uttering.
Kenneth Myron Priest, Rt. 3,
Box 319-D, Raeford, two counts
of forging an endorsement, volun
tary dismissal: another person ad
mitted the forgeries.
Louis Donald Horton, 25, Rt. 3,
Box 61, Cameron, breaking and
^ entering, and larceny, three years,
? work-release recommended.
Reba McPhaul, 205 Lamont St.,
Raeford, felonious larceny by
trick/misdemeanor larceny by
trick, three years suspended, pro
At River Basin
State Rep. William C. Gay will
be keynote speaker at the First
Annual Meeting of the Lumber
River Basin Committee.
The meeting will be held at
John's Restaurant, Lumberton, at
7 p.m. April 22.
Any person interested in utilizing
and enjoying the Lumber River is
A welcome. Contact L.D. Hunning at
739-2031 or Robert Keber at
521-4214 before April 19.
A name in the report of the Hoke
County Democratic Convention
April 3 should have been written
Ruth McEachern instead of Laura
? She is Mrs. Laurie McEachern of
bation for five years on conditions
she make restitution of $1,718 to
the Hoke County Department of
Social Services; failing to disclose
she was employed from May to
Robert McRae, 38, Rt. 1, Box
579, Raeford, two counts of
felonious possession of stolen
goods, three years suspended pro
bation for five years, $500 and
A modified and improved model
32B just received now has a
push-pull power of 22,000 and was
an investment of $7,495. It was
ordered just before a cost increase
The Rescue Squad now has the
capability of responding with a
crash unit to separate "pinned-in"
accidents, an accident with two
vehicles "pinned-in" victims, or
furnish support to neighboring
county squads through the mutual
aid pact of the N.C. State Associa
tion of Rescue Squads.
One Jaws of Life is stored on the
heavy-rescue one-ton crush truck
and the second is on a newly
equipped four-wheel-drive subur
This major purchase is a con
tinuing priority planned-improve
ment program, as funds are avail
able. in order that the volunteer
personnel will be equipped to assist
in any emergency situation.
These improvements were made
possible by local business and
Heart Drive Nearly
With S 1 1 . 1 33. 1 1 in hand, the
Hoke County Heart Fund Cam
paign has exceeded its 1982 goal of
$6,600 Emma Mims, Hoke County
Fund Raising Chairman said.
"This also puts us ahead of the
amount raised last year," she
"We are grateful to those who
worked hard in all phases of the
campaign and to those who gave,"
Miss Mims added. "The money
raised will continue to strengthen
Heart Association programs of
research, education and com
munity service to heart patients and
their families which have driven the
death rate from heart and blood
vessel disease down over the past
three years. We can look ahead to
saving more lives through these
programs," she continued.
Mrs. Delia McNeill reported that
the City Campaign raised the
Balloons and Tags - S466.35;
Business Day - S874.50; Heart
Sunday - S755.; Special Gifts -
$235. and Memorial Gifts - S25.00.
Special thanks go to Betty Up
church, Betsy Collins, Mazelle
Connell, Becky Sutton, and Grace
Rural Heart Week collected
S924.07 in the county. A special
"thank you" goes to Elma Page,
Charlotte Kelly, Kathy Hendnx,
Bonnie Love. Jessie Dupree, Joyce
Griffin and the many others who
campaigned in the county.
Susan Blackman reported that
S7.853.19 was raised on March 13
in the Jump Rope for Heart, in
which 421 Hoke County students
participated. West Hoke school
had 50 jumpers under the super
vision of Mrs. Horsley, and raised
S456.29 in donations. Mrs. Vickie
Rose directed 90 students trom
South Hoke School, who raised
S2.049.04. A total 150 J.W. Tur
lington students jumped for S3.
258.22 under the direction of
George McNeill. Mrs. Marilyn
Semones supervised 100 students
from Scurlock School, who raised
$1,609. Some 25 Hoke High stu
dents jumped for $392.15 with
the help of Mrs. Cheryl Farmer.
Stanley Callender directed six stu
dents from Upchurch Junior High,
but no amount was reported. Frizes
will be awarded to individuals and
teams for the most amounts raised.
Susan Blackman would like to
thank all who made Jump Rope for
Heart such a success! Special
thanks go to the Coca-Cola Co.
Miss Mims pointed out that it is
important to support the Heart
Fund throughout the year. An
important way of giving year-round
support to the Heart Association's
work is through memorial gifts,
which are appreciated by the
families of those who have died and
by those honored on a birthday,
wedding anniversary, or other oc
casions. Tax-deductible memorial
gifts may be made at any time to
Barbara Lippard, unit treasurer, at
United Carolina Bank; by mail to
the North Carolina Heart Associa
tion; 1 Heart Circle, Chapel Hill,
N.C. 27514; or by calling (919)
942-8781 Monday through Satur
day between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. and
on Sunday between 1 p.m. and 5
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