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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

December 11, 2013

Daniel “Danny” Allen Ratchford, age 45, of Catawba passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013 at his residence. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Ratchford family.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

December 11, 2013

Wayne Elbert Bumgarner, 75, of Newton passed away at his residence on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. The Bumgarner family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Newton Fire is preparing for its new home

December 11, 2013

The Newton Fire Department is currently operating out of the same headquarters it has been in for more than 50 years.

However, next year they hope to have a new home to move into.

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.

One on O-N-E: How do you celebrate Christmas?

December 11, 2013

On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, “How do you celebrate Christmas?”

“One on O-N-E” is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.

Red Devils take down Indians on mat for win No. 8

December 11, 2013

Both coming off solid tournament wins during the weekend, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens collided on the wrestling mat Tuesday.

After the dust settled, the Red Devils picked up their eighth win of the season with a 50-9 take down of the Indians.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Tuesday's sports scores

December 11, 2013

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

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 57, Bandys 40
Bunker Hill 69, South Iredell 56
Maiden 52, West Iredell 46 (OT)
St. Stephens 75, Newton-Conover 73 (OT)
Statesville 67, Hickory 66

Girls basketball
Bandys 94, Fred T. Foard 17
Bunker Hill 35, South Iredell 33

Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...
A native of the state of Washington, Marvin Williams is returning to his North Carolina roots. The...

 

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