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Library display honors fallen heroes

September 10, 2010

Catawba County is more than 600 miles from New York City.
Sandy Cooke, Sherrills Ford Library branch manager, wanted to close that gap and bring the events of Sept. 11 closer to home.
“It affects us all,” Cooke said of the attacks. “We all have a personal stake in this. We’re human.”
For the last eight years, Cooke created a Sept. 11 display in the Sherrills Ford Library, complete with books, memorabilia, photographs and newspapers about what many people say changed the course of American history.

Resident recalls Pentagon tragedy

September 10, 2010

Everyone has personal terrorists.
From underwater mortgages to abusive relationships and secret addictions, these problems devastate lives and leave a path of destruction.
Nine years ago, Trina Hines, 46, of Conover, faced real terrorists during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Hines shares her survival story with others, so when they face terrorists, whether they be actual or theoretical, they can overcome and persevere.

Weekend of September 11-13, 2010

September 10, 2010

Alice Naomi Wells Hart, 86, of Hickory, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, in the Chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. The Rev. Bob Alle will officiate.

Timothy Shane Crouse Jr.  was born Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, and died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Catawba Memorial Hospital.  A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in the Garden of Angels section of Startown Jenkins Cemetery. The Rev. Chris Bookman will officiate.

Bandys Battles To Tie

September 10, 2010

The Bandys Trojans battled the North Lincoln Knights to a 0-0 ties Thursday at Bandys. North Lincoln is the No. 16 2-A team in the state. Bandys coach Cliff Mayer said he was proud of his team because the Trojans were without three starters.

The Trojans are 2-3-1 overall and 0-1-0 in conference play.

R-S CENTRAL 1, FRED T. FOARD 1
Fred T. Foard and R-S Central were tied at halftime Thursday, and that’s how they ended the match.

Both teams scored a goal in the second half to earn the draw. Nick Bolick scored the lone goal for Foard.

Bunker Hill Goes For Fourth Straight Win

September 10, 2010

The Bunker Hill Bears are looking for something they haven’t found in 11 years — a 4-0 start to a football season. The last time the Bears went 4-0 to start a season, Bill Clinton was the president.

That thought, however, is not even in the players’ heads.

“I don’t think that is registering with any of the kids, and we are just preparing for our next opponent,” Bunker Hill coach Travis Conner said. “We are just going to keep plowing forward.”

The Bears go for their fourth straight win Friday at Fred T. Foard.

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