Archive - 2013
Betty E. (Betty Mama) Carpenter, age 83, of Claremont, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at her residence. Condolences may be sent to the Carpenter family at www.drumfh-conover.com. The Carpenter family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.
The Perfect Workout in Newton is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month by hosting a Zumbathon Glow Party fundraiser to benefit the Komen NC Foothills Race For the Cure.
The Perfect Workout owner, Sharon Rashidi said the event is in its fourth year, with the event being held for the first time at the gym.
Retired women's professional golfer, Annika Sorenstam, joined nearly 500 elementary students packed in the North Newton Elementary School gym on Tuesday.
Newton-Conover volleyball coach Linda Richards was honored on Tuesday for her history 500th win last week.
The Lady Red Devils responded by saluting their coach the best way they knew how â€” winning.
Newton-Conover pulled out to early leads in its first two sets against Maiden and pulled away at the end for a four-set home victory in conference play.
The Maiden football team entered the Top 10 of the Associated Press prep football poll for this first time this seson on Tuesday.
The Blue Devils (5-0, 1-0 in SD-7) are coming off of a 38-17 victory against rival Bunker Hill in Claremont this past Friday.
Below is a look at Tueday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
Bandys 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 3, Maiden 1
Newton-Conover 5, Maiden 4
(continued from Monday)
Until this season, Jâ€™len Wilson hadnâ€™t played a competitive snap of football since middle school.
The Bunker Hill junior made a return this fall to the gridiron, where he is making an impact on the Bears squad.
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.
Below is a look at Monday night's prep sports scores from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 3, Hibriten 1
Hickory 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, Patton 1
Bandys 5, East Lincoln 1
Bunker Hill 3, West Lincoln 3
Fred T. Foard 2, Hibriten 0
Hickory 4, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 2, Maiden 1
Patton 1, St. Stephens 0
Mary Elizabeth Cooke Campbell, 78, of Newton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September, 28, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Campbell family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton, NC.
If you tune into tonight's season premier of "Dukes of Haggling" at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel, you may see some familiar sites and faces.