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Abernathy, Bass among five county Hall inductees

April 11, 2012

Five men will join the 53-person Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame in May.

Jim Correll, the late Bill Bass, David Abernathy, Tom Swatzel and Marion Kirby make up the 2012 Hall of Fame class, which was announced Wednesday at the Hickory Metro Convention Center.

Hickory tops Maiden for Easter title, Warriors third

April 11, 2012

Hickory claimed its first Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic title since 1999 with a 12-1 mercy rule victory against Maiden on Wednesday at Henkel-Alley Field.

Nick Guarino went 3-for-4 from the plate, including two runs and two RBIs. He also pitched seven innings, striking out four, walking two and allowing two hits and one earned run.

Painter, Raymond to transfer from NC State

April 11, 2012

RALEIGH — North Carolina State's DeShawn Painter and Jaqawn Raymond plan to transfer.

Team spokesman Dwayne Harrison said Wednesday night that the school has granted requested releases for both players.

The O-N-E morning read: Thursday, April 12

April 11, 2012

The State Bureau of Investigation is busy in Newton this week as authorities probe separate incidents involving a methamphetamine lab and the suicide of a prisoner at the Catawba County jail.

Newton police say investigators received information that led them to a meth operation late Tuesday night at a home on East 26th Street in the north part of the city.

Cops bust meth lab in Newton

April 11, 2012

Police say charges are forthcoming for the people responsible for a meth lab discovered in Newton on Tuesday evening.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

April 11, 2012

Rossie Newton, 92, of Catawba, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at his residence.  The Newton family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Group to honor Civil War soldier

April 11, 2012

Clinton Albert Cilley was a popular Yankee in post-Civil War western North Carolina.

SBI probes prisoner suicide

April 11, 2012

The State Bureau of Investigation is probing what appears to be a suicidal death of a prisoner in the Catawba County jail Tuesday night.

The sheriff’s office released information late Tuesday that Jason Samuel Setzer, 38, of Conover, committed suicide by hanging himself inside his jail cell earlier that evening.

Hickory woman first to win new lottery game

April 11, 2012

A Hickory woman plans to use $100,000 she won in the state education lottery to pay bills and save for the future.

Debbie Keener, a surgical technologist, is the first player to win the top prize in the N.C. Education Lottery's new $100,000 taxes-paid, scratch-off game.

Keener bought her winning ticket at Jack B. Quick on Falls Avenue in Granite Falls.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, April 11

April 11, 2012

High gas prices are causing a spike in fuel thefts, and now industries with tractor-trailer trucks are falling victim to criminals.

In Hickory, police have charged two men with attempted murder in connection with a March drive-by shooting that injured a teenager.

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