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Archive - Jun 2012

June 22nd

Hanvey's hit lifts Hickory past Moundsville again

June 23, 2012

With the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning, Davis Hanvey singled to give Post 48 its second non-divisional win in four days over visiting Moundsville (W.Va.) at Henkel-Alley Field, 8-7.

Hickory rallied in the bottom of the seventh down 7-5 to win the game and improve to 13-2 overall on the season.

Cole McGraw picked up the win in relief.

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.

June 21st

Crawdads open second half of season with 6-3 win

June 21, 2012

The Hickory Crawdads opened the second half of their season Thursday with a 6-3 victory against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at L.P. Frans Stadium

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Hickory cancels two games with Caldwell County

June 21, 2012

Hickory Post 48 has cancelled two its final seven games on the schedule with Caldwell County Post 29.

Hickory, 12-2 overall, 9-1 in the Area IV Western Division, was scheduled to take on Caldwell County twice — June 23 at Henkel-Alley Field in Hickory and June 27 at M.S. Deal Stadium in Caldwell County.

Sandusky's son Matt says his father abused him

June 21, 2012

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Lawyers for one of Jerry Sandusky's adopted sons said the man has told authorities the former Penn State assistant football coach abused him.

The lawyers issued a statement Thursday naming Matt Sandusky, one of Jerry Sandusky's six adopted children, and saying that the 33-year-old had been prepared to testify on behalf of prosecutors at his father's sex abuse trial.

Exploring the Universe's Big Picture

June 21, 2012

Simply owning a big telescope doesn’t make someone an astronomer or even an observer. This bit of sage advice is from Jeff Whisenant, a member of Catawba Valley Astronomy Club and a contributing columnist for Outlook.

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