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Archive - May 2012

May 4th

Dear editor: All people deserve same freedoms, rights

May 4, 2012

Dear editor:

I am writing in response to the editorial written by Thomas S. Kern III (“Marriage amendment not about discrimination,” The O-N-E, May 3).

May 3rd

Conover Cowboys host NSFL event Saturday

May 3, 2012

Trying not to fall behind the competition, the Conover Cowboys decided to put a little spring in their step.

The Cowboys youth football program, which involves more than 60 kids ages 7-12 through Newton, Conover and surrounding areas, joined the North Carolina Spring Football League (NSFL) of Charlotte.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's tournament scores

May 3, 2012

Top-seeded Draughn, along with South Iredell, Maiden and Bunker Hill, advanced to the second round of the Catawba Valley 2A baseball tournament.

The Wildcats play the Vikings today at 4:30 p.m. at L.P. Frans Stadium, while the Blue Devils and Bears play in the nightcap at 7 p.m.

CVAC baseball tournament

First round scores
No. 1 Draughn 5, No. 8 East Burke 2

Woman shoots, sets fire to husband

May 3, 2012

Authorities say a woman shot her husband and set him on fire at their home north of the St. Stephens community.

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said Tina Canipe Barbour, 47, was charged with murder, first-degree arson and destroy remains conceal death following her release from a local hospital. She was treated for smoke inhalation from the fire.

Grasshoppers top Crawdads in game two, 7-3

May 3, 2012

Despite a two-RBI performance from center fielder Jordan Akins, the Hickory Crawdads dropped their second-straight road contest to the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Thursday, 7-3.

First baseman Aaron Seene led the 'Hoppers (18-8), going 1-for-3 from the plate with a home run in the bottom of the eighth inning that plated two runs.

READER POLL: Amendment One's voting influence

May 3, 2012

Amendment One stirred plenty of debate during the weeks leading to the North Carolina primary election.

But did it influence your trip to the polls?

Vote now at observernewsonline.com in The O-N-E's latest reader poll.

Catawba County crime, May 3

May 3, 2012

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and incidents this week.

Arrests
* Anthony Chad Shalk, 19, of Hickory, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and drug violations. He was held in the Catawba County Detention Center on a $1,500 secured bond.

Friday, May 4, 2012

May 3, 2012

Opealee Crawley Jonas, 81, of Vale, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory.  Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 7929 W. N.C. 10, Vale, NC, 28168.

Fun common catch at Newton lake

May 3, 2012

The pace of life is a bit slower at Herman's Fish Lake — quiet and relaxing, for sure. Occasionally, a rooster will crow, or ducks will quack. Muted conversations among the Saturday anglers drift across the pond.

Fishing space around the lake fills quickly, though — especially when one can fish the entire day for $8.

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