Archive - Apr 2013
The community is invited to celebrate the happy life at Godoy Art Studio on Saturday, April 13 at 4 p.m. located at 105 N College Ave. in Newton.
The show, entitled â€śLa Dolce Vita,â€ť features 16 local artists.
Mary Elizabeth “Lib” Kiser Preston R.N., passed away April 7, 2013. Wilkinson Funeral Home in Concord is serving the family.
Colene Lineberger Roseman, 84, of Maiden died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at her residence. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Maiden or Hospice of Lincoln County.
St. Stephens High School has narrowed its list of varsity football head coaching candidates to two names after a total of 51 persons applied for the Indians job.
The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame officially announced its Class of 2013 on Wednesday.
Among the names being inducted on May 13 include the late Bobby Warlick, Joe Harold Rhyne, Tommy Edwards, Tisha England and Lisa Witherspoon.
With the induction of these five individuals to the countyâ€™s sports hall, the total number of persons inducted totals 58 people.
Three Newton-Conover athletes made their college choices official on Wednesday.
Among those who committed include a pair of senior football players, including quarterback Kevin Cline signing with Carson-Newman and fullback/linebacker Matt Coulter inking with Wingate.
Red Devils senior boys soccer player Jake LaFrancis also signed to compete this fall at Catawba College.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep scores from around Catawba County:
Bandys 14, Highland Tech 5
Fred T. Foard 12, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 4, West Iredell 3
Fred T. Foard 9, Charlotte Catholic 0
North Davidson 12, Bandys 0 (five innings)
Newton-Conover 8, Bandys 1
Kaedyn Dominic Hopper died April 7, 2013. A Graveside Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Jenkins Funeral Home Cemetery Garden of Angles with Rev. Reggie Longcrier officiating.
Newton Fire Department responded to a gas leak on Wednesday morning on North Ashe Avenue in Newton.
Several roads were closed, including 21st through 26 Street and Northwest Boulevard through Main Street.
Workers and residents were evacuated from the area for about an hour while crews worked to close off the gas line and secure the area.
In a tight softball game between Fred T. Foard and Alexander Central, it took just one mistake to make all the difference.
Lady Cougars center fielder Amanda Sports scored from third base in the top of the 10th inning after an arrent throw from Foard catcher McKenzie Dziendiel.
The run helped AC pick up a 2-1 victory in 10 innings against the Lady Tigers.
The Newton-Conover tennis team continued its march toward another CVAC title on Tuesday with an 8-1 win against Maiden.
The victory by the Red Devils is their 83rd straight conference win â€” a record that dates back to 2007.