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Archive - Jun 22, 2012

McMurray and Montoya like direction of team

June 22, 2012

SONOMA, Calif. — It's been a continuous search for consistency at Chip Ganassi Racing, where the NASCAR program has never matched the performance levels of its dominant IndyCar entries.

But there's no bitterness from Juan Pablo Montoya or Jamie McMurray, who have watched from afar as IndyCar counterparts Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon race for wins and championships every year.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

June 22, 2012

Leonard “Cooter” Wayne Little, 69, of Conover, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence. The Little family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

A case for biofuel

June 22, 2012

Catawba County's biodiesel research facility officially opened almost a year ago, but one county leader is opposed to spending any more tax dollars on the facility.

History museum goes to the dogs

June 22, 2012

This year’s annual meeting of the Catawba County Historical Association is “Going to the Dogs.”

Jobless rate up slightly

June 22, 2012

The jobless rate is up not just for Catawba County, but the entire Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton region.

While the unemployment rates are up and still above 10 percent, information released by the state's department of commerce revealed the jobless rates are still well below those issued for the same time last year.

A young Maiden football team passed its first test of the season on Friday. Powered by quarterback...
Blake Roberts rushed for two touchdowns, and the Newton-Conover defense played stout as the Red...
Below is a look at week one football scores from Catawba County and surrounding areas: Catawba...

 

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