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Archive - 2013

March 1st

Hickory resident arrested

March 1, 2013

Hickory resident, Amanda Webb Killian, 30, is back in Catawba County jail after charges of Second Degree Trespassing.

Boat accident docks traffic

March 1, 2013

A small boat slipped off its trailer Thursday afternoon, when the driver caught a curb while turning onto Northwest Boulevard from a business. Newton Fire and Police officials and the driver picked up the aluminum boat and placed it on back on the trailer. Traffic was congested for less than 30 minutes on Northwest Boulevard.

February 28th

Matthews, Tomberlin & Turner leaders on court, field

March 1, 2013

More than just teammates on the court, three of the seven seniors on the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team are hoping to set a new standard for Tigers.

Spencer Matthews, Daniel Tomberlin and Jordan Turner have as close a bond as any on the team, having played not only basketball together, but were members of the Foard soccer team, as well.

PREP WRESTLING: 19 county wrestlers still alive

March 1, 2013

Nineteen wrestlers from Catawba County are still alive in the winner's bracket after the first day of competition at the 2A and 3A individual state wrestling championships on Thursday.

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

PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's playoff schedule

February 28, 2013

Below is a look Friday's 2A and 3A third round sectional semifinal playoff games in prep basketball across Catawba County along with each game's time:

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 4 Tuscola (20-7) at No. 1 Hickory (25-2), 6:30 p.m.

**Winner meets either No. 6 Franklin (23-6) or No. 10 Enka (13-15) next Thursday at UNC-Greensboro**

3A boys (Section 4)

February 27th

Falgout's 18 pushes Foard past Hickory, into round 3

February 27, 2013

Down teammates Jordan Turner and Daniel Tomberlin, senior Brice Falgout stepped up when his team needed him.

Falgout scored 18 points, helping the Fred T. Foard boys basketball team (24-4) advance to the third round of the 3A playoffs with a 58-56 win against Hickory.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's playoff scores

February 27, 2013

Below is a look Wednesday's second round prep basketball playoff scores across Catawba County and Friday's third round schedule:

3A boys (Section 4)
No. 3 Fred T. Foard 58, No. 6 Hickory 56

2A girls (Section 4)
No. 2 Bandys 70, No. 7 Madison 43

3A girls (Section 3)
No. 1 Hickory 64, No. 9 R-S Central 60

Thursday, February 28, 2013

February 27, 2013

Lisa Ann DiCecco, 90, of Hickory died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. 

Macedonio Francisco Viruel Lopez, 36, of Lincolnton died Feb. 23, 2013 in Lincolnton.   Burial will be in Mexico at a later date.

Bandys’ Torrence named ‘Student of the Month’

February 27, 2013

The Sherrills Ford-Terrell Rotary Club has started a program to honor a “Student of the Month.”

Their first recipient of this award was given to Jared Torrence.

Torrence is currently a senior at Bandys High School.  He was nominated for this award by school faculty.

LRU students arrested on drug charges

February 27, 2013

Two Lenoir-Rhyne University students were arrested on campus for drug related charges Monday, Feb.25.

D e v o n Sutherland, 21, of 743 6th St NE, Hi c k o r y, was arrested across the street from the Fritz-Conrad dormitories at about 11 p.m.

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