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Wet weather causes pair of morning wrecks

December 5, 2013

NEWTON — Local law enforcement officers stayed busy in the midst of Thursday morning's fog, responding to two major accidents before noon.

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.

CVCC celebrates Hmong New Year's on Thursday

December 5, 2013

Hmong dancers from Challenger Early College were a part of Thursday’s Hmong New Year’s celebration at CVCC presented as part of the five-part multicultural series.

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.

10 students nominated for service academies

December 5, 2013

Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) announced 10 young men and women from North Carolina's 10th Congressional District have been nominated to our nation's military service academies for the Class of 2018.

Among those nominated are two Catawba County students — Newton-Conover High School’s Rachael Hamm and Maiden High School’s Andrew Beard.

Longtime middle school coach Rudisill passes away

December 5, 2013

A longtime coach in the area died earlier this week.

Ronald “Rudy” Rudisill passed away on Tuesday at the age of 63.

Rudisill taught and coached at Catawba and Holbrook middle schools for 11 years, but perhaps his greatest impact was felt at Tuttle Middle School, where he taught for 20 years.

PREP BASKETBALL: Tonight's hoop games

December 5, 2013

Below is a look at Friday night's prep basketball games involving Catawba County teams:

Tonight's games
Lake Norman at Bandys
St. Stephens at Bunker Hill
South Iredell at Maiden
Statesville at Hickory
West Iredell at Newton-Conover
West Lincoln at Fred T. Foard

Lenoir-Rhyne's Houston to speak on Monday

December 5, 2013

Mike Houston, current head football coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and former L-R head football coach Fred Goldsmith will be at The Crossing at Hollar Mill in Hickory on Monday from 6–8 p.m.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

December 5, 2013

Nora Faye Hamilton Duncan, age 64, of Newton died Tuesday Dec. 3, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church General Fund.

Robert Lee Bolliger, 90, of Conover died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at Conover Nursing Home & Rehab. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

PREP FOOTBALL 42 county athletes honored

December 5, 2013

The Northwestern 3A/4A and Southern District 7 Athletic 2A conferences announced their honors for the 2013-14 prep football season.

A total of 42 Catawba County athletes, including 24 in the SD-7 and 18 in the Northwestern 3A/4A, were awarded.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Wednesday's prep scores

December 5, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's girls prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
Bandys 58, Fred T. Foard 54
Bessemer City 61, Maiden 36
Bunker Hill 71, West Iredell 40

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Wednesday's prep scores

December 5, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's girls prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Bandys 82, Fred T. Foard 8
Maiden 50, Bessemer City 30
West Iredell 74, Bunker Hill 67

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Boys basketball Fred...

 

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