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June 14th

Reunion pageant registration begins

June 14, 2012

Registration is under way for the 123rd annual Soldiers Reunion pageants.

Applications are now being accepted for the five Miss Reunion beauty pageants that are the forerunners of Catawba County's annual patriotic festival.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, June 14

June 14, 2012

Did you know there are deserts in Catawba County?

The county has food deserts — communities far removed from the nearest grocery store or fresh food source.

Learn about the effort to provide these areas access to fresh foods in the Thursday print edition of The Observer News Enterprise.

Also in Thursday’s edition:

June 13th

Lady Bears hosting outdoor night tournament

June 14, 2012

After selling cookie dough and popcorn, the Bunker Hill volleyball team decided to try a different approach to fundraisers.

The Lady Bears are holding an outdoor volleyball tournament next week under the lights.

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

Hickory bounces Henderson County, 11-6

June 14, 2012

Hickory Post 48 bounced back from its first loss in the Area IV West Division play with an 11-6 road victory against Henderson County Post 77 on Wednesday.

Post 48 (9-2, 7-1) scored three runs in the third on a Colton Chapman homer to tie the contest after trailing 3-0. Chapman went 3-for-6 in Wednesday's game, including two singles and three RBIs.

Davidson names Fox associate head basketball coach

June 13, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Davidson Wildcats have promoted longtime assistant coach Jim Fox to associate head coach.

Town to re-vote on spending plan

June 13, 2012

Catawba Town Council will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss next year’s 2012-13 fiscal year budget.

Catawba’s council approved a nearly $1 million budget earlier this month with a split 3-2 decision.

School partnerships key as funding uncertain

June 13, 2012

Catawba County education leaders say partnerships are the key to maintaining strong classroom and training programs as state funding allotments continue to be uncertain.

Relief sought for food deserts

June 13, 2012

When you think about Catawba County, deserts aren’t the first things that come to mind.

However, they are here — in one way or another.

The far ends of the county are populated by small food deserts, or areas that aren’t in close proximity to fresh produce.

BREAKING: Federal prosecutors drop Edwards case

June 13, 2012

Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards after his corruption trial ended last month in a deadlocked jury.

Jurors in North Carolina acquitted the former presidential candidate on one count of accepting illegal campaign contributions and deadlocked on five other felony counts. The judge declared a mistrial.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, June 13

June 13, 2012

An N.C. DMV license examiner faces more felony charges as part of an ongoing state investigation.

Former Newton examiner and Vale resident Cathy Rudisill now faces 28 counts of wrongfully issuing North Carolina driver’s licenses.

State officials say Rudisill was entering fictitious information into license testing results.

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