Archive - Dec 2013
After a long day of waiting in line, Mary Rainey, her mother, and her sisters took their seats in the audience for The Price is Right on Sept. 11.
Conover and Maiden arenâ€™t the only municipalities in Catawba County who are working to connect the community through the Carolina Thread Trail.
Newton is also a major piece of this project.
The Lenoir-Rhyne football team (13-1) received a big send off on Wednesday morning as they boarded a bus bound for Florence, Ala. to compete in the NCAA Div. II National Championship Game against Northwest Missouri State on Saturday.
Players and coaches were greated by the many fans in attendance for the event, which was held outside of Moretz Stadium in the parking lot.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 34
Bunker Hill 52, Fred T. Foard 43
Bunker Hill 50, Fred T. Foard 46
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 39
Roy Bradford Little, 81, of Statesville, (formerly of Newton) passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Little family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
William A. Newell, age 93, longtime resident of Abernethy Laurels, Newton, passed recently. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Newell family.
CONOVER â€” A shotgun and a .38-special were found inside the home of a Sunday morning shooting suspect after a search of his home.
Twenty-six year old Mee See, who appeared in court for the first time Monday, is charged with attempted murder of his girlfriend, Crystal Lor, 19, of Conover.
A plan is in place here in Catawba County.
You could even say that itâ€™s a master plan â€” one that many people might not be aware of.
Carolina Thread Trail is creating a system that will show the benefits of greenways and trails across the states of North and South Carolina.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat would make the world a better place?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Freedom 80, Fred T. Foard 21
Hickory 68, Patton 50
Watauga 37, St. Stephens 36
Freedom 59, Fred T. Foard 46
Patton 86, Hickory 66
St. Stephens 60, Watauga 59
Fred T. Foard 29, Crest 24
Fred T. Foard 43, Mitchell 15
HICKORY â€” The Lenoir-Rhyne football team gained all 451 of its yards on the ground, rushing its way into the NCAA Div. II Championship game with a 42-14 victory over West Chester on Saturday at Moretz Stadium.
The Bears (13-1) reach their first-ever Div. II championship game, having made the NAIA final in 1959, 1960 and 1962.