Archive - 2013
Soldiers Reunion Cruisin’, one of the popular events of Newton’s annual Soldiers Reunion patriotic festival, this year will feature the music that America hummed, sang and danced to when the classic cars featured in the cruising were new. The afternoon-into-evening display and cruise is set for Sunday, August 11.
Behind Colton Allisonâ€™s pitching and a few timely hits, Hickory Post 48 evened its playoff series with Shelby Post 82 on Thursday.
Allison allowed just four Shelby hits in a 4-0 victory for Hickory in game two of the two teamâ€™s series at Henkel-Alley Field.
The Newton-Conover football team hosted 7-on-7 drills on Thursday with Hibriten and West Iredell high schools.
Second-year Red Devils coach Brint Russell said he is trying to focus on one goal during his teamâ€™s preseason.
O. Kemit “Kem” Lawing, Jr., 57, of Catawba, passed away on July 16, 2013. Born Nov. 2, 1955 in Catawba County, he was the son of Mabel Brittain Lawing of Conover and the late Osborne Kemit Lawing, Sr. The Lawing family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Authorities say a Conover man has been arrested as an accessory after the fact in connection to the June 10 shooting death of Jerrod Mason.
According to sheriff department reports, Marcus T. Kennedy, 30, of 2324 Edna St.,
Hickory police arrested a Conover man Tuesday for unlawfully using a company fuel card to buy over $21,000 in gas.
According to police records, Joshua Aaron Williams, 35, of 5435 Circle K Dr., was charged with one count of felony
An Alabama woman and her family were in Newton Thursday, celebrating the national launch of a product she started designing at her dining room table more than five years ago.
Drew Ann Long from Alabaster, Al. created “Caroline’s Cart,” a shopping cart to accommodate special needs children.
A strong thuderstorm left a wake of destruction across much of Catawba County late Wednesday afternoon.
High winds paired with lightning damaged several residences and blocked roads with most of the damage occurring in Hickory and the eastern portion of the county.
A modular home was heavily damaged by fire at 1708 Kestrel Valley Ln., Sherrills Ford.
Hickory Post 48 will have to wait at least one more day to try and tie its series with Shelby Post 82.
Rain caused the second playoff game between the two squads to be rained out on Wednesday.
Game two will now take place today at 7 p.m. at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.
Marshall Ray Isenhour, age 72, of Claremont passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Isenhour family.