Archive - 2013
CONOVER â€” A shotgun and a .38-special were found inside the home of a Sunday morning shooting suspect after a search of his home.
Twenty-six year old Mee See, who appeared in court for the first time Monday, is charged with attempted murder of his girlfriend, Crystal Lor, 19, of Conover.
A plan is in place here in Catawba County.
You could even say that itâ€™s a master plan â€” one that many people might not be aware of.
Carolina Thread Trail is creating a system that will show the benefits of greenways and trails across the states of North and South Carolina.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat would make the world a better place?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Freedom 80, Fred T. Foard 21
Hickory 68, Patton 50
Watauga 37, St. Stephens 36
Freedom 59, Fred T. Foard 46
Patton 86, Hickory 66
St. Stephens 60, Watauga 59
Fred T. Foard 29, Crest 24
Fred T. Foard 43, Mitchell 15
HICKORY â€” The Lenoir-Rhyne football team gained all 451 of its yards on the ground, rushing its way into the NCAA Div. II Championship game with a 42-14 victory over West Chester on Saturday at Moretz Stadium.
The Bears (13-1) reach their first-ever Div. II championship game, having made the NAIA final in 1959, 1960 and 1962.
Jane Brumley Hewitt, 78, of Newton, left this life with courage and passed into Heaven with peace on Dec. 13, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations are providing professional services to the Hewitt Family.
Bessie Drum Wilkinson, age 72, of Maiden died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at her residence. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.
That day in Catawba County, then 10-year-old Lois Mundy remembers her dad coming in to tell her mom the good news.
Ninety-four years and 16 presidents later, Mundy has never missed a chance to vote.
A controlled burn scheduled on Saturday for the former mansion of Jeremy Mayfield has been cancelled.
Catawba Fire Department officials cancelled the schedule burn due to inclement weather.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
A Newton man was arrested early Thursday morning after a traffic stop yielded a large amount of marijuana.
Thirty-five year old Mark Anthony Farley, of 303 South Derby Ave., was stopped for speeding in his 2001 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 a.m. on the 400 block of U.S. 70 SE.