Archive - 2012
The St. Stephens wrestling team tuned up for Saturday's 41st Annual Indian Classic by hosting a tri-match with Ashbrook and Ashe County on Wednesday.
The Indians swept their matches on the evening, improving to 5-2 on the season.
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.
The CVCC men's basketball team fell in a close contest Wednesday against ninth-ranked Div. I Spartanburg Methodist, 68-62.
Three Buccaneers were in double figures, including Josh McClain with 12 points. Preston Earle and Anthony Hilliard both added 10 points for CVCC (6-2).
Dajohn Rowland scored a game-high 14 points for Spartanburg Methodist (10-0), while Ronell Crocket added 12 points.
After an atrocious 1-for-10 night at the free throw line last week, Al Horford decided to spend extra time working on his foul shots.
"That's one of the things I always work on, and I got away from it a little bit," he said. "I think it showed when I went in that little slump."
His recent effort seems to have paid off.
Bernice Robinson Caldwell, 86, of Maiden passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Caldwell family.
Mary K. George, Catawba County Assistant Planning Director, has been named Outstanding Contributor To Agriculture in Catawba County for 2012. The award, which is presently annually by the Hickory Kiwanis Club as a part of Farm-City Week activities, was presented to George during the annual Farm-City Week banquet in Newton on Nov. 20, 2012.
Two Newton residents were arrested on Monday, Nov. 26 when Narcotics Investigators with the Catawba County Sheriff's Office followed up on an anonymous tip.
The tip reported that methamphetamine was being manufactured at a residence located at 3148 Carmel Ridge Dr. in Newton, while children were present inside.
The Fred T. Foard and Bunker Hill high school wrestling teams collided Tuesday in an early season tri-match held by the Tigers.
The match also included SouthLake Christian Academy, of Huntersville.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Boys basketball scores
St. Stephens 67, Newton-Conover 63
Hickory 82, North Surry 45
North Lincoln 59, Bunker Hill 54
Freedom at Fred T. Foard, postponed to Dec. 21
Girls basketball scores
Newton-Conover 64, St. Stephens 58
Hickory 60, North Surry 45
North Lincoln 79, Bunker Hill 36
Prep wrestling scores
Virgil James Price, 87, of Claremont died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Frye Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the funeral home prior to the service.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Sally Dellinger charged a northern Lincoln County man with one felony count of Taking Indecent Liberties with a Child.
Peter Edmayrd Jay III, 22, of 170 Car Farm Road, turned himself in at the Lincoln County Magistrate’s Office on Monday, Nov. 26.