Archive - Mar 14, 2013
Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, 86, passed peacefully Feb. 25, 2013 in her Kailua, Hawaii home. Services to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. March 21, at Kailua Baptist Church, 1080 Kailua Road, Kailua, Hi., with a reception to follow.
Newton native Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, who set a local record for women in previously male achievements before she and her husband moved to Hawaii more than half a century ago, has died in her adopted state.
The Newton Fire Department responded to a reported house fire Wednesday night but found something a little different.
Initial reports at 9:09 p.m. to 911 were from one of the occupants that said the house was on fire and that everyone was attempting to get out, according to fire officials.
Maiden and Newton-Conover made the most of both teamâ€™s conference baseball openers on Wednesday.
A bloop single by Maiden shortstop Randal Ortiz in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Blue Devils to a 6-5 extra-inning victory against the Red Devils.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Hibriten 3, St. Stephens 1
Fred T. Foard 4, South Caldwell 0
Maiden 15, Newton-Conover 0
Bandys 9, Kings Mountain 2
Bunker Hill 5, East Burke 1
Highland Tech 4, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 1
Maiden 3, North Lincoln 1