Archive - 2013
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 45, Davie County 18
Fred T. Foard 53, North Gaston 27
Newton-Conover 33, Alexander Central 24
St. Stephens 52, Maiden 18
West Wilkes 43, Bandys 36
Natine Drum Lineberger, 81 of Maiden passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at her residence. The Lineberger family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111
NEWTON â€” The Catawba County Board of Commissioners is working to plan for next year, which included electing both a chairperson and vice chairperson of the board on Monday morning at the old Newton Courthouse.
Katherine â€śKittyâ€ť Barnes, who served as chairperson in 2013, was re-elected to her position.
When it came time to electing a vice-chair, there was a change in leadership.
The city of Newton held its annual â€śLight Up the Townâ€ť celebration on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. on the 1924 Courthouse Square in downtown Newton.
For pictures from the event, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise!
The town of Maiden held its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.
For pictures of the parade, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise.
CATAWBA â€”Â With a new coach, a talented transfer and a new team motto, the Bandys girls basketball team is prepared to yet again make history at the school.
The Lady Trojans are coming off a 27-3 season, which included a fourth-straight trip to the 2A West Regionals at UNC-Greensboro.
CHARLOTTE â€” As he grinned from ear to ear, Alex White stepped on the turf at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday.
The Maiden tight end was spotlighted as a Community Captain before the Carolina Pantherâ€™s home divisional game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Be sure to pick up a copy of the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of the Observer News Enterprise for a preview of the 2013-14 prep basketball season.
The preview includes looks at both the boys and girls prep basketball teams from Bandys, Bunker Hill, Fred T. Foard, Maiden, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens high schools.
BOILING SPRINGS â€” Seth Cranfill nearly had his dream of playing college
football taken away.
Now, the former Bandys High and current Gardner-Webb standout tight end is
making the most of his opportunity at the next level.
As a senior for the Trojans in 2009, Cranfill caught 56 passes for 1,028
yards and 12 touchdowns on the gridiron.
Rachel Mae Kaylor Setzer, age 72, of Claremont died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. â€“ 10:45 a.m. at Providence Baptist Church in Maiden prior to the service.