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March 20th

‘Red Hot Spelling Bee’ crowns new victors

March 20, 2013

Discovery High School’s “Discombobulated Delegation” took home top honors for winning the seventh annual “Red Hot Spelling Bee” for the Newton Conover Education Foundation.

In all, 22 teams competed Tuesday night. The event was held in the Newton-Conover High School Gymnasium and emceed by Michael Willard from WXRC/WNNC radio.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

Gerald Bain Abernethy, 80, of Iron Station died, Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Memorials may be given to Lebanon United Methodist Church, PO Box 238, Denver, N.C., 28037 and/or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N.C., 28658.

March 19th

Lady Bucs' Tommy Edwards retiring as head coach

March 20, 2013

Tommy Edwards is retiring after four seasons of guiding the CVCC women's basketball program and nearly 40 total years of coaching.

Edwards announced his retirement during the tea's awards banquet on Tuesday evening.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring prep scores

March 20, 2013

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

Prep tennis
Bandys 9, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 7, Draughn 2
St. Stephens 9, Fred T. Foard 0
South Iredell 8, Maiden 1

Prep softball
Bandys 5, West Caldwell 2
Draughn 1, Bunker Hill 0
East Burke 15, Newton-Conover 0 (three innings)
Fred T. Foard 2, St. Stephens 0

Panthers sign free agent CB Moore from the Bears

March 19, 2013

The Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback D.J. Moore.

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Moore played in 13 games with two starts for the Chicago Bears last season and had 29 tackles and two interceptions. He served as the Bears nickel back for a portion of the season.

Carolina announced the move Tuesday. Moore, 25, received a one-year contract but financial terms weren't disclosed.

Woman in court on rape charges

March 19, 2013

Newton resident, Donna Stewart, 48, of 2133 Peanuts Lane, made her first appearance in superior court today after being arrested on Friday, March 15 for two counts of First Degree Rape of a Child.
 

Wreck stops busy intersection

March 19, 2013

Bandys’ Hunter Harvey thriving in the spotlight

March 19, 2013

With at least a dozen scouts watching his every move in each game he competes, Hunter Harvey continues to impress.

The Bandys senior pitcher is focused on a potential future playing professional baseball, but is trying to make the most of his last season on the mound for the Trojans.

Walker, Henderson help claw 'Cats past Wizards

March 19, 2013

With victory slipping away from their grasp, Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson carried the Charlotte Bobcats to a second-straight home victory.

A 12-0 run in the final 2:34 helped the Bobcats defeat the Washington Wizards 119-114 on Monday night at Time Warner Cable Arena.

March 18th

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

March 18, 2013

Alan Carroll Bohler, 80, of Newton, away peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2013. The Bohler family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory.

Former Hickory High School product Austin Johnson caught his first NFL touchdown on Sunday against...
Below is a look at Tuesday's second-round volleyball playoff matches involving Catawba County teams...
Below is a look at Saturday's prep volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams (...

 

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