Archive - Aug 29, 2012
After beating Cherryville 4-1 earlier this season, the Bunker Hill soccer team was even more impressive in its second outing against the Ironmen.
Paced by a three-goal performance from freshman Richard Xiong, the Bears blanked Cherryville 7-0 in Claremont on Wednesday.
The Newton-Conover girls tennis team picked up its first win of the season on Wednesday, shutting out Alexander Central 9-0 at home.
Newton-Conover 9, Alexander Central 0
Ruth Barber Voorhees, 81, of Hickory, passed away Aug. 28, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. The Voorhees family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Hickory.
On the first morning of the Hickory American Legion fair, while tents are still being set up, Lucille Johnson and Joyce Peeler had a tall order: judge the baked goods–all them. One display with more than 50 entries and two judges. The containers didn’t matter, nor the process, the determining factor was taste.
After two weeks of searching, Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid met with a missing man’s family Wednesday. Ken Mohler was last seen Aug. 16 at his job at Gregory Wood Products.
“I know the family wants answers, but as of right now we have nothing,” Reid said.
The Hickory Crawdads announced on Wednesday that their partnership with the Texas Rangers has been extended.
The 'Dads and Rangers came to an agreement that will extend their Player Development Contract through the end of the 2014 season.
The Crawdads have been affiliated with the Texas Rangers since the 2009 campaign.
New reading requirements could hold back third graders as teachers work on iPads to assess student progress. North Carolina law changes effect 2013-2014 school year, Catawba County Schools third grade promotion and prompt the county to get new testing equipment to better child reading assessments.
Bridge work and rush hour traffic played a part in a two car collision on Interstate 40 just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.