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Friday, November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013

Mary Jane Norman Luce, age 53, of Newton, passed away Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Luce family.

Retired Conover surgeon witnessed JFK’s autopsy

November 22, 2013

CONOVER — A half century after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, a prominent Conover surgeon has memories of the historic event that few Americans can share.

'Muffled drums:' 5 Conover men witness history

November 22, 2013

CONOVER — Don Barker remembers the sights and sounds of Nov. 24, 1963 like they were just yesterday.

“Muffled drums,” said Barker, a former events photographer at the Observer News Enterprise. “It haunts me to this day.”

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.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Blue Devils get second chance

November 22, 2013

MAIDEN — Second chances rarely come along in life, but the Maiden football team is ready for just that tonight.

The Blue Devils (11-1) will try to get a measure of revenge in Denver when they play conference rival East Lincoln (8-4).

Maiden QB Jake McRee wins Player of the Year

November 22, 2013

Maiden quarterback Jake McRee was presented with the WNNC/63 Big Ways Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Player of the Year award this week.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep sports scores

November 22, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Prep wrestling
Maiden 39, North Lincoln 33
St. Stephens 52, Hunter Huss 19
St. Stephens 39, South Mecklenburg 28

Boys basketball
Newton-Conover 73, West Iredell 30

Girls basketball
Newton-Conover 35, West Iredell 31

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