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March 12th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's scores, postponements

March 13, 2013

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

Prep baseball
East Burke 3, Bunker Hill 1
South Caldwell 4, Fred T. Foard 3
Bandys at Draughn, postponed to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday

Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday

Prep softball
Bandys 6, Draughn 2

Panthers cut LB Anderson, re-sign TE Hartsock

March 12, 2013

The Carolina Panthers were busy during the first day of the NFL's free agency period on Tuesday.

The team released starting linebacker James Anderson and re-signing tight end Ben Hartsock.

Anderson had spent his entire NFL career with the Panthers after being drafted in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft by Carolina.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March 12, 2013

Troy Edward Noah, 68, of Conover, surrounded by his family, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Noah family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Volunteers needed for special event

March 12, 2013

The Catawba Valley Special Olympics are seeking volunteers for the Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, April 26, at Newton-Conover High School.

Volunteers are essential for a successful event and will help with the hundreds of athletes that are competing in the various events.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's game cancellations

March 12, 2013

Below is a list of postponements from Tuesday's prep sports action:

Prep baseball
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Prep softball
Hibriten at St. Stephens, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Newton-Conover at Maiden, postponed to Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

March 11th

Blue Devils beat Bears, tune up for N-C showdown

March 12, 2013

Jon Huffman said his team's play wasn't pretty, but it was enough to get the job done.

The Maiden boys tennis team won four singles matches and two doubles contest to defeat Bunker Hill 6-3 on Monday.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's spring sports scores

March 12, 2013

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

Prep soccer
Bandys 1, East Lincoln 0
Maiden 3, Highland Tech 2
Newton-Conover 7, Lincolnton 1

Prep tennis
Maiden 6, Bunker Hill 3
Newton-Conover at Mooresville, ppd. (no make-up date announced)

Prep softball
Maiden 9, Lincolnton 2
Newton-Conover 17, Statesville 7

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March 11, 2013

Georgie Ruth Brown Drum, 93, of Catawba, died on March 10, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrill’s Ford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Small fire no match

March 11, 2013

A small neighborhood crowd gathered to watch the Newton Fire Department quickly control an apartment fire Friday, March 8, at 115 East Thirteenth Street.

The occupants were cooking and accidentally started a fire that damaged the kitchen cabinets, the wall and the ceiling according to fire officials.

Mother arrested for child abuse

March 11, 2013

Newton Police Department arrested Twyla Gayle Stewart, 25, of 815 East First street, Newton, Saturday for misdemeanor child abuse.

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