Archive - 2013
The Cougarsâ€™ Devante Clark rushed for a pair of scores in the second half, leading Alexander Central to its first win of the 2013.
Devan Cox led Bandys (2-2) with a 22-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Carr in the fourth quarter.
Mae Irene Woodring, 91, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Trinity Ridge Nursing Home in Hickory. The Woodring family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
A Catawba County woman has been charged in a break-in at East Lincoln Christian Ministries according to Lincoln County authorities, who said Thursday they were close to arresting a second person.
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.
Catawba County has its lowest crime index in 20 years according to information the State Bureau of Investigation released last week.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores across Catawba County:
JV football scores
Bunker Hill 46, West Iredell 6
Freedom 32, Newton-Conover 14
Maiden 40, St. Stephens 0
West Lincoln 14, Fred T. Foard 13
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores from across Catawba County:
Lake Norman Charter 2, Newton-Conover 1
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 0
Maiden 3, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 5, Bandys 4
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Sept. 23
Bee Youa Vang, 68, of Chesnee, S.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Burial will follow on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Sunset Memorial Park in Mountain City, Tenn.
A derelict former plant that's been sold, gutted and completely refurbished is getting lots of attention next week when the new facility is dedicated, with Gov. Patrick McCrory expected to attend.
Catawba County was ranked 20th in the state for crash fatalities and 10th in the state for DWI fatalities this past year.
“We have a part to play in this,” Conover Police Captain Eric Loftin told the Observer News Enterprise this week. “We are in the middle of the county.
After working for other veterinary offices in Lincoln County, Donald Whitener decided to open his own practice. Conover Veterinary Hospital opened in 1988 with Whitener and one assistant receptionist.
Twenty five years later Whitener employs 14 full- and part-time employees and has gone through three renovations to grow his business.