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September 12th

JV FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Thursday's county scores

September 12, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:

JV football scores
Bunker Hill 46, West Iredell 6
Freedom 32, Newton-Conover 14
Maiden 40, St. Stephens 0
West Lincoln 14, Fred T. Foard 13

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's prep scores

September 12, 2013

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

Boys soccer
Lake Norman Charter 2, Newton-Conover 1

Volleyball
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 0
Maiden 3, Bunker Hill 0

Girls tennis
Newton-Conover 5, Bandys 4
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Sept. 23

Thursday, September 12, 2013

September 12, 2013

Bee Youa Vang, 68, of Chesnee, S.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Burial will follow on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Sunset Memorial Park in Mountain City, Tenn.
 

Gov. McCrory to attend plant dedication

September 12, 2013

A derelict former plant that's been sold, gutted and completely refurbished is getting lots of attention next week when the new facility is dedicated, with Gov. Patrick McCrory expected to attend.

State grant to help police push for safer streets

September 12, 2013

Catawba County was ranked 20th in the state for crash fatalities and 10th in the state for DWI fatalities this past year.

“We have a part to play in this,” Conover Police Captain Eric Loftin told the Observer News Enterprise this week. “We are in the middle of the county.

Veterinary hospital marks 25 years

September 12, 2013

After working for other veterinary offices in Lincoln County, Donald Whitener decided to open his own practice. Conover Veterinary Hospital opened in 1988 with Whitener and one assistant receptionist.

Twenty five years later Whitener employs 14 full- and part-time employees and has gone through three renovations to grow his business.

September 11th

Late penalty kick lifts Bears past Blue Devils

September 11, 2013

Bunker Hill used a late penalty kick by Javier Chavez to pick up its first conference victory, 3-2, on Wednesday at home against Maiden.

Chavez’s scoring shot came after Bunker Hill’s Richard Xiong collided just in front of the net with Maiden goalkeeper Arley Mendonza, who received a yellow card on the play.

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Wednesday's scores

September 11, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores in Catawba County:

Middle school football
Arndt 30, Liberty 8
Heritage 30, River Bend 6
Jacobs Fork 44, Walter Johnson 0

To read more on these games, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

September 11, 2013

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

Boys soccer
Bunker Hill 3, Maiden 2
Fred T. Foard 2, Hickory 1
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 2
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 0

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 0

Girls tennis
Hickory 9, Fred T. Foard 0
South Caldwell 6, St. Stephens 3

Family domestic case leads to attempted murder arrest

September 11, 2013

A late morning family argument led to two attempted murder arrests Wednesday afternoon by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said Sherry Rohney, of 6570 Old Shelby Road, was shot by her 16 year-old son, Daniel Rohney sometime this morning. According to Reid,

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