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Archive - May 24, 2013

Saint tries to continue solid play, win first state title

May 24, 2013

The St. Stephens girls soccer team competes on Saturday for a chance to win the program’s first state championship.

The Indians have won only four state titles in school history, including three in baseball (1971-73) and one in cheerleading (1987).

The wrestling team also finished as state runner-up in 2001.

Lady Indians forward Hall uses injury as motivation

May 24, 2013

St. Stephens junior defender Amanda Hall is making up for lost time after suffering a grade two strained MCL in her left knee earlier this season.

Hall suffered the injury in a game at Alexander Central on March 28.

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

Saturday, May 25, 2013

May 24, 2013

William Edgar Melvin, Sr., 82, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice.  The Melvin family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.

2013 Unity Award goes to Shuford

May 24, 2013

The Newton City Council on Tuesday recognized Addie Shuford as the 2013 Unity Award recipient. Mayor Anne P. Stedman presented Shuford with the plaque recognizing her contributions to the city.

The award recognizes a Newton resident, business or industry that has contributed to racial and cultural harmony in the city of Newton.

Poppies at the Post Office

May 24, 2013

This weekend you can support soldiers and veterans by wearing a red poppy flower.

During World War I soldiers brought back the red poppy flowers from the battlefields of Belgium. They were the only flowers to grow on the embattled fields.

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