Archive - Jul 2012
Thirty-one young people are helping out at Catawba County Library this summer as part of a cooperative effort between the library system and Catawba County Schools.
An argument over dinner sparked a Friday night argument that ended with a Catawba County man shooting his brother to death.
Billy Ray Seagle, 54, is charged with murdering his younger brother Kenneth Franklin Seagle, 53 at their home near Baker’s Mountain Park.
Thirty-five youth golfers from around Catawba County and surrounding areas took part in the Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour's seventh event of the season Monday at Hampton Heights Golf Course in Hickory.
The course, which is located behind Lenoir-Rhyne University, played host to cloudy, yet humid weather conditions.
For the second-straight season, the Catawba County Hornets faced the Stanly County Panthers in their regular season opener in the Central Carolinas Football League.
The result ended up being the same as last year.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. â€” The New York Jets have acquired tackle Jeff Otah from the Carolina Panthers for an undisclosed conditional draft choice.
Otah spent four seasons with the Panthers after being a first-round draft choice (19th overall) in 2008. He started all 29 games that he played.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Penn State football was all but dismantled Monday by an NCAA ruling that wiped away 14 years of coach Joe Paterno's victories and imposed a mountain of fines and penalties, crippling a program whose pedophile assistant coach spent years molesting children, sometimes on school property.
At 22 years of age, Hickory Crawdads pitcher Jerad Eickhoff is having one of the best seasons on the mound in the South Atlantic League (SAL).
The Evansville, Ind. native is anchoring the Crawdads pitching staff and hoping to lead his team to its ultimate goal â€” a SAL championship.
St. Stephens High School will be hosting its Sixth Annual Co-Ed Alumni Soccer Game on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the schoolâ€™s soccer field.
The current St. Stephens boys and girls soccer teams will play in a co-ed scrimmage at 5:15 p.m. at the fields, followed by the co-ed alumni event at 7 p.m.
The soccer field opens up at 5 p.m.
Dan Ray Perkins, 86, of Conover, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at his residence. The Perkins family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Manufacturing companies in Catawba County have a new portal to the world and potential customers around the planet are already taking notice.