Archive - Feb 15, 2013
JoAnne Meier Craddock, 75, of Conover, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Craddock family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Felon and Catawba resident, Luther Dion Weaver, 42, was arrested around 6:15 p.m. on Thursday for Assault On A Child Under 12 and Resisting Public Officer. The two misdemeanor charges occurred at Weaver's residence of 309 South Main Street, Catawba. He is being held on two secured bonds of $1,000 each. His court date for the charges is March 20.
The Neighbors Network Advisory Council has announced the hiring of Dianna-Lee Plover as the program’s first Director.
Plover is a native of Folcroft, Penn. and currently lives in Conover.
She is a graduate of Gardner Webb University and works for Challenger Early College High School.
It might have been Valentine's Day on Thursday, but there was certainly no love lost between Newton-Conover and Piedmont on the wrestling mat.
After matching up in the 2A dual team state playoffs three-straight years and losing each time, the Red Devils finally managed to knock out the rival Panthers to advance to Saturday's 2A dual team championship match.
Below are the 2A and 3A dual team wrestling playoff scores from Thursday:
2A dual scores
Newton-Conover 36, Thomasville 29
Piedmont 46, Owen 24
Newton-Conover 36, Piedmont 27
3A dual scores
Fred T. Foard 38, Ashbrook 25
Jay M. Robinson 32, SW Randolph 31
Fred T. Foard 38, Jay M. Robinson 27