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    20 Participate In Hoke 4-H Fashion Revue
Hoke County 4-H program held
a 4-H Fashion Revue Thursday at
the Lester Building.
Twentv vouth constructed and
modeled their garments in the
revue.
The garments were judged on
construction and fit, and winners
were selected in three categories.
The winners were:
Pre-Teen Division (9-11 year -
olds) -- Amy Parsons, first place;
Tracy Riley, second place; Teresa
Henley, third place.
Early Teens Division (12-13 year
- old) -- Julie Riley, first place; Kim
Hawkins, second place; Elizabeth
Pruitt, third place.
Senior Division (14 years and
older) - Pamela Barnes, first place;
Sandy Lupo, second place; and
Tammie Hendrix, third place.
Best model awards were given to
Teresa Henley, Elizabeth Pruitt,
and Tammy Hendrix.
Others received ribbons for their
participation: Blue Ribbon quality
? Jennifer Eanes and Cheryl Burns;
and Red Ribbon quality - Michelle
Burns, Kristen Kelton, Ann
Mercer, Sandy Reis, Sharon Wil
son, Teresa Kelton, Ronda Tatum,
Barbara McNair, and Terri Riley.
Moore's of Raeford provided gift
certificates for the winners. Alesia
Adams of the Hillcrest 4-H Club
and Bit-N-Bridle Club was narrator
for the revue.
The Fashion Revue Committee
planned the theme, decorations,
and script. The committee was
made up of Amy Parsons, Leslie
Ashburn, Cheryl Burns, Tracy
Riley, Sharon McNeill, Julie Riley,
Kristen Kelton, Sandy Lupo. and
Ronda Tatum.
Entertainment was provided by
Tammie Hendrix, Leah Hendrix,
and Leslie Adams.
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Pre-Teen Division 9-//J: L-R ?? Amy Parsons, first: Tracy Riley,
second: and Teresa Henley, third.
Senior Division 14 and older]: L-R ?? Pamela Barnes, first : Sandv
Lupo. second: and Tammie Hendrix. third.
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Early Teens: L-R. Julie Riley, first: Elizabeth Pruitt. third: and Kim
Hawkins, second.
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Best Models: L-R ~ Teresa Henley. Pre-Teen: Elizabeth Pruitt, Early
Teens: ami Tantmie Heiulrix. Senior Teens.
Family
Health
By CLAY WILLIAMS
A service of the
North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
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It starts around the first of April
and lasts, with a brief respite in late
summer, until the birds fly south in
the fall.
I'm talking about the pollen
season -- that devilishly trying time
for people whose bodies can't
tolerate the tons of microspores
that seemingly saturate the air
throughout most of summer.
First, it's the pine pollen ?? the
yellowish dust you see on your car
and window sills and even in your
AFTER COLLISION The demolished uuto is being hauled away while
across the road and on the side of an embankment a worker is putting crane
cables in place on the damaged cement-carrying tanker truck following the
April 13 collision on U.S. 401 about II miles north of Raeford. The crane
and a Luke Rim Fire Department truck can be seen in the other photo.
Dimiiu Annette Muinor was hospitalized in Fayetteville for treatment of
injuries she suffered: and the truck driver. Kenneth Ray Hair of Linden,
and the cur driver. Debra Lynn Johnson of Fayetteville. also were injured
not seriously enough to require admission to the hospital. Dimiiu
Mainor was a passenger in the car. The accident happened about 6:30 a. m.
when the cur turned left to enter Hoke Loop Road where Dimitu Muinor's
home is. the investigating officer reported. The firemen went to the scene in
nl.se a fire hazard **is created by the accident. [Staff photos\.
house in the early spring. Within a
few days hardwood pollen takes
over. From the middle of May until
August, allergy sufferers have to ?
contend with various grass pollens.
Then nature, mercifully, backs off
-- but only briefly. About the first
of September, we are hit with the
most potent pollens of all --
ragweed, cocklebur and goldenrod.
So it goes until frost.
You can spot the allergy sufferer
straight away. He is either carrying
several handkerchiefs or a box of
Kleenex. He sneezes intermittenly. <*
nose is stuffy and runny, eyes
watery, red and sometimes swollen,
he might be a mouth breather,
often has dark circles under his
eyes and occasionally has a low
grade fever. These symptoms are
made worse by repeated exposure.
The sufferer is, indeed, a pitiful
individual.
What is an allergic reaction? It is
an abnormal response of the body
to an irritant from the outside 3
world. About 25 percent of the
American population suffers from
some kind of allergic condition.
The condition can affect either the
upper or lower respiratory tract.
People may call it hay fever or a
spring cold. When tests are done,
the condition usually turns out to
be an allergic overload -- something
in the air which a person is not able
to tolerate. 1
Probably one-half or more of the
victims don't realize it is an allergic
problem. A physician can usually
tell by how the inside of the nose
looks, as well as the inside of the
eyelids. "Strange part of it is some
people have sneezing, itchy eyes,
some blocked ears or, sinuses, but
nearly all with an allergic reaction
have afternoon fatigue," one doctor
explained. "It's a tip-off that we ??
are dealing with an allergic struggle *
somewhere in the body."
He warned that there are some
dangerous allergic conditions --
particularly the group of asthma
problems in children. Sometimes
wheezing becomes so pronounced
that the sufferer can't get enough
air in the chest to sustain con
sciousness. Many times a person ^
who is suddenly exposed to some- *?
thing to which he is allergic will
develop such severe shortness of
breath that he is not able to move
about. He cautioned that if a
person has troublesome allergy
symptoms that are not easily
managed with medication, whether
upper respiratory symptoms such
as a stuffy nose or itching eyes or
lower respiratory symptoms such as
asthmatic wheezing, he should see
his physician.
He said that after it has been
determined that a person has an
allergy problem, the first line of
management might be something
like Dristan or Contac capsules or
tablets. He noted all these have
antihistamines and are designed to
minimize allergy symptoms, but
you should be aware that they may
cause some drowsiness. First and,%
foremost, though, you should avoid
things you know may cause an
allergic reaction. On the other
hand, "when an allergic problem
becomes so severe that it is
recurrent -- such as three or four
colds per year or nasal obstruction
to the point where you cannot work
or sleep -? then you should consult
your physician because relief is
readily available," he concluded.
In a succeeding article allergic i
reactions to insect stings and bites
will be discussed.
    

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