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March 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.

First female pilot in Catawba passes

March 14, 2013

 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.

Careless cigarette costs chair

March 14, 2013

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.

Ortiz’s bloop single lifts Maiden past N-C in extras

March 14, 2013

Maiden and Newton-Conover made the most of both team’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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep scoreboard

March 14, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores from across Catawba County:

Prep softball
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

Prep soccer
Highland Tech 4, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0
St. Stephens 5, Hibriten 1
Maiden 3, North Lincoln 1

Newton-Conover has moved up one spot in the third Associated Press poll of the season. Coming off a...
History was made at Murray’s Mill on Monday during the 10th Annual Catawba County Cross-Country...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Junior varsity...

 

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