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April 9th

Foard softball falls to Alexander Central in extras

April 9, 2013

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.

Red Devils win 83rd straight CVAC tennis match

April 9, 2013

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 — a record that dates back to 2007.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring prep scores

April 9, 2013

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

Prep baseball
Alexander Central 3, Fred T. Foard 2
Bandys 11, Draughn 1
Bunker Hill 16, East Burke 9
Maiden 12, Newton-Conover 5
St. Stephens 7, South Caldwell 4

Prep softball
Alexander Central 2, Fred T. Foard 1 (10 innings)
Bandys 4, Draughn 0

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April 9, 2013

After a “long, full life” in which he fathered a family that “changes the world for the better,” Newton resident, Paul J. Miller, 92, joined his beloved wife Lillian on April 3. Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton is serving the Miller family.

Local mortuary offers memories

April 9, 2013

Burke Mortuary, located in Maiden and Newton, is known for their locally-owned service to the community, but recently the mortuary has added an extra touch to help families during their grieving period.

2 Maiden residents arrested in Lincoln meth raid

April 9, 2013

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators operating on a tip from the public discovered a meth operation at a home on Coral Drive north of Lincolnton and two Maiden residents were arrested.

Stegall named superintendent

April 9, 2013

Newton-Conover City Schools will have a new Superintendent starting July 1.

Dr. David Stegall was named the new Superintendent of Newton-Conover City Schools at the Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

Death investigated

April 9, 2013

Newton Police along with Catawba County EMS and Newton-Conover Rescue Squad responded to a call at 417 N Deal Ave. in Newton on Friday afternoon where one person was found dead and another person incapacitated. The O-N-E will have additional information once it is released by Newton P.D.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013

Carolyn Somers Leagon, 75, of Newton, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 at her home after a period of declining health. The Leagon family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

April 8th

Red Devils sweep team, individual county golf titles

April 8, 2013

Monday was a good day to be a golfer at Newton-Conover High School.

The Red Devils took team honors during the 21st Catawba County championships, while Newton-Conover’s Trey Burton earned medalist honors at the event.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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