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Archive - May 2012

May 22nd

Newton-Conover Rotary salutes community

May 22, 2012

Newton-Conover Rotary Club presented its two highest honors during the civic organization's annual Rotary Night event.

During Tuesday's ceremony that included scholarship announcements and prizes awarded in the club's annual raffle fund-raiser, Newton-Conover Rotary announced the recipients of the Charles R. Corriher Vocational Service Award and the Dr. William T. MacLauchlin Award.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

May 22, 2012

Becky Johnson Nutt Van Horn, 55, of Hudson, Fla., died Monday, May 21, 2012, at Hospice of Catawba Valley.  Condolences may also be made to the Van Horn family at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net.

Pastor's sermon stirs controversy

May 22, 2012

The town of Maiden is swamped in controversy after a local pastor’s anti-gay comments gained national headlines this week.  

Top-ranking CCS seniors assemble

May 22, 2012

Catawba County Schools honored the top-ranked senior class members of its six high schools at a luncheon Tuesday at Catawba Country Club.

The O-N-E Morning Read:Tuesday, May 22

May 22, 2012

Catawba County wrecks killed two people within 15 minutes of one other Sunday.

A Sherrills Ford man died in the first wreck on Mount Pleasant Road near Terrell just after 4:30 p.m. Highway Patrol says a 55-year-old man crossed the road's center line on his motorcycle and hit a car head-on. Troopers say speeding led to his accident.

May 21st

Senior 3B Oliver powering Lady Tigers in playoffs

May 21, 2012

Ashley Oliver is making the most of her fourth opportunity.

After Fred T. Foard softball teams failed to get past the sectional round of the playoffs in each of Oliver’s first three seasons, she’s helping to power the Lady Tigers’ offense in a deep playoff run this year.

CVCC to open NJCAA tournament in Oklahoma

May 21, 2012

Catawba Valley Community College will open play at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II World Series on Saturday in Enid, Okla.

The Bucs, who are 36-15 on the season, face the Midwest/Region 24 champions, Heartland Community College (51-6), in the first game of the Series on Saturday at 9 a.m.

Crawdads, Intimidators split Monday doubleheader

May 21, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads and Kannapolis Intimidators split a doubleheader Monday at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The Crawdads (20-22) took the first game, 5-1, behind a three-run first inning and a two-run second inning.

Zach Cone led the 'Dads in the game with a double and two RBIs. Trever Adams and Luis Sardinas also drove in an RBI each.

Teen killed in Catawba crash

May 21, 2012

A teenager was killed and another adult seriously injured in a T-bone-style collision involving a utility camper near the intersection of U.S. 70 and N.C. 10 about 4:45 p.m. Sunday in Catawba.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

May 21, 2012

Larry N. Bell, 71, of 1739 N. Post Road, Shelby, died at Cleveland Regional Medical Center on Saturday, May 19, 2012.  The family receives friends 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

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