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Archive - Aug 2013

August 6th

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

August 6, 2013

Dorothy Juanita Woody Yount, 88, of Hickory, went home to heaven on August 2, 2013. The Yount family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Hickory.

Waiting on the feds

August 6, 2013

County leaders are hoping for a federal disaster declaration following last month's flooding, they said during Monday morning's commissioners meeting.

If that declaration is approved, they county plans to set up a disaster recovery center where citizens can go through the application process to be approved for state and federal assistance.

August 5th

Defense leads Catawba County in home-opening win

August 5, 2013

The Catawba County Hornets’ home opener was delayed a week because of the heavy rain in the area last week.
Two weeks was worth the wait.

The Hornets defense forced four turnovers in a 32-12 victory against the Carolina Hawks at Westside/Jaycee Park.

Hornets cornerback Brian “Turner Island” Turner intercepted two Hawks passes in the first quarter and returned them both for touchdowns.

Newton-Conover hosting 'Red and White' game

August 5, 2013

Newton-Conover High School will be hosting its Red and White intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m.

The scrimmage will be the final game for the Red Devils before they open their season on Aug. 23 at home against Chase.

Newton-Conover ‘Big Red’ passes are on sale now

August 5, 2013

Newton-Conover High School is currently selling “Big Red” sports passes for the upcoming prep sports seasons.

These passes will admit you to any regular season home athletic event during the 2013-14 school year.

Individual passes are $100. Family passes can be also be purchased for $300 and admits four persons.

These passes can be purchased at Newton-Conover High School.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

August 5, 2013

No Obituaries were reported at press time

SBI aiding deputies with meth probe

August 5, 2013

Deputies have charged two people this week, saying a probation officer's tip led to the discovery of a  suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation July 25 at the couple's residence.

August 2nd

Asst. coach Enck brings Northern flair to Blue Devils

August 2, 2013

From the “Big Apple” to the “Biggest Little Football Town in the World” — Jeffrey Enck is bringing a New York state of mind to the Maiden football team.

The Long Island, N.Y. native will coach the Blue Devils’ wide receiving corps for the first time this fall season.
Enck compares his hometown of Massapequa, N.Y. to Maiden.

Ryan Gettys taking over two Tigers tennis programs

August 2, 2013

Ryan Gettys is returning to coaching at Fred T. Foard High School.

The former Tigers head football coach is taking over the boys and girls tennis programs at Foard.

Gettys had been at Bunker Hill High School as an assistant football coach this past two schools years and also taught personal finance, planning and marketing at the school.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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