Archive - Jul 9, 2013
Merle Varina Pritchard Duncan, 78, of Newton died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.
2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Catawba County Historical Association’s Historic Murray’s Mill.
On July 13, the CCHA and Historic Murray’s Mill are celebrating the accomplishments of the Murray family, who made Murray’s Mill a fixture of Catawba County for many years.
Laura Lail Corado, 51, of Conover, passed away Friday, July 05, 2013 at her residence. The Corado family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Catawba County Emergency Management continues to monitor lake and river levels that caused July 5 flooding in the Carpenters Cove area of Lookout Shoals.
“The recent flooding was the result of daily rainfall from June 28 through July 5 inches Catawba County Emergency Management Coordinator, Karyn Yaussy said.
A search team spent about 10 hours, Saturday canvassing a neighborhood and wooded area looking for Kevin Glenn Bowman, a 33-year-old Conover man, who has not been seen by his family for nearly a week. Bowman was reported missing last Tuesday. His family last saw him on June 30 when they met for dinner.