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September 20th

Friday, September 20, 2013

September 20, 2013

William Douglas “Doug” Brice, 58, of Maiden died Sept. 12, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The interment will be in the church cemetery.

September 19th

JV FOOTBALL: Cougars control clock, beat Indians

September 19, 2013

Alexander Central ran the football and controlled the clock in a 26-16 junior varsity football win against St. Stephens on Thursday.

The Cougars (2-1) held possession for nearly 27 minutes in the contest, while the Indians (0-3) had the football for just over 12 minutes.

PREP NOTEBOOK: A look at Thursday's scores

September 19, 2013

Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:

Prep volleyball
Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 0
Maiden 3, West Lincoln 0
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0

Girls tennis
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Maiden 8, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 8, Lincolnton 1

Boys soccer
Maiden 4, East Burke 4

Thursday, September 19, 2013

September 19, 2013

Joseph “Joe” Scott Jr., 66, of Conover, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Scott family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

Newton ‘habitual felon’ convicted

September 19, 2013

After years of committing crimes, Jason Matthew Davis, 30, of Newton will spend no less than 51 months in prison.

Davis was convicted of felony possession of stolen goods and habitual felon status on Wednesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Submerged but not forgotten

September 19, 2013

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Lake Norman’s construction.

The creation of the lake submerged the 70-person community of Long Island, N.C., the East Monbo Mill, 23 miles worth of roads and several other landmarks.

And they are all still there, under the water, half a century later.

September 18th

Fred T. Foard's Gettys leading on, off of tennis court

September 18, 2013

A three-sport athlete at Fred T. Foard, Maggie Gettys is making waves off of the field of competition.

The Tiger senior is one of 16 students across the state on the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s (NCHSAA) Student Athlete Advisory Council.

Each high school in the state is allowed to give one student an application to join the council.

M.S. FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Wildcats top Red Devils

September 18, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores:

Middle school football
Arndt 30, Mill Creek 8
Jacobs Fork 14, Grandview 12
Maiden 20, Newton-Conover 14
Northview 28, River Bend 0

For more on these games, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's Catawba Co. scores

September 18, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores:

Boys soccer
Bandys 4, Bunker Hill 1
Fred T. Foard 5, St. Stephens 2
Maiden 4, West Lincoln 1
Newton-Conover 1, Lincolnton 1

For more on these games, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's county prep scores

September 18, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores:

Volleyball
Hickory 3, Hibriten 0
Maiden 3, Forestview 1
St. Stephens 3, Fred. Foard 1

Girls tennis
St. Stephens 5, Fred T. Foard 4

For more on these games, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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