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Archive - Jun 2013

June 19th

Reunion planning under way

June 19, 2013

The 124th Annual Soldiers Reunion returns once again this August. Reunion Week kicks off Sunday, Aug. 11 and culminates with Reunion Day and the Reunion Parade on Thursday, Aug. 15.

June 18th

Giant strides: Bumgarner reflects on his career, future

June 19, 2013

From a small town boy to a big league pitcher, Madison Bumgarner has already achieved a lot in baseball at a young age.

The former South Caldwell High School standout turned San Francisco Giants ace continues his baseball journey and hopes to leave his mark on the game.

Learning the game

Madison’s love and passion for baseball started as a child with his father, Kevin.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

June 18, 2013

No Obituaries were reported at press time

Donation to heighten awareness of underage drinking

June 18, 2013

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention of Catawba County (A.S.A.P.) coalition member Walt Thomas recently donated $1,060 for the purchase of a “Fatal Vision Starter Kit” for A.S.A.P.  

ECCCM interns get to work

June 18, 2013

Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, a United Way partner agency, is proud to announce the addition of six summer interns to its staff.

The interns are Becca Bleich, Kari Gibson, Kayla Gibson, Aaron Little, Adam Matthews and Michelle Payne.

Tuesday night's Hickory Post 48 game cancelled

June 18, 2013

Tuesday night's American Legion baseball game between Hickory Post 48 at Gastonia Post 23 in Sims Park has been cancelled.

The game will not be made up.

Post 48's game on Sunday with Wilkes County has also been cancelled with no make-up date.

Hickory (8-5, 4-4) returns to play on Wednesday night for a road contest against Henderson County Post 77 at East Henderson High School.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

June 18, 2013

Mrs. Nancy Isenhower Moser, 86, of Conover, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Moser family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Second arrest in murder case

June 18, 2013

Richard Patrick Connor Jr., 36, of 2342 Edna St. in Catawba was arrested on Friday, June 14 and charged with felony conspiracy to commit murder.

He was arrested in the Stony Point community of Alexander County Friday around 11:30 a.m. by the Alexander County Sheriff Office.

Crowds enjoying pool

June 18, 2013

Lots of people are beating the heat this summer and taking a dip in the pool at the Newton Recreation Center on South Brady Avenue.

June 17th

Mitchell trying to become X factor for Hickory Post 48

June 17, 2013

When you look up and down the list of names on the Hickory Post 48 roster, all of them are familiar to many, except for one — MacLindsay Mitchell.

While he may not be known now, Mitchell could be an X factor for Post 48 coming down the stretch.

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