Archive - 2013
John Marshall Setzer, 88, of Abernethy Laurels, where he had resided for the past 10 months, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from declining health for a number of years. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a Catawba County man on a child sexual assault charge.
Lincoln County sheriff officials say that McGarrett Eugene McManus, 30, of 2204 3rd Ave., SE, Hickory, is accused of inappropriately touching a seven year-old female. The offense took place on or about June 15 in Lincoln County.
Newton-Conover High School rising senior Rachael Hamm was elected 2013 N.C. Tarheel Girl State Governor last month.
The family of Kevin Glenn Bowman held a press conference Wednesday to ask the community for any leads in the missing mans case.
Kevin’s parents,Grady and Judy Bowman; his aunt, Kathy Johnson; his sister, Julie Bolick and his cousin Lindsey Johnson sat down with local media to discuss the case.
Merle Varina Pritchard Duncan, 78, of Newton died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.
2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Catawba County Historical Association’s Historic Murray’s Mill.
On July 13, the CCHA and Historic Murray’s Mill are celebrating the accomplishments of the Murray family, who made Murray’s Mill a fixture of Catawba County for many years.
Laura Lail Corado, 51, of Conover, passed away Friday, July 05, 2013 at her residence. The Corado family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Catawba County Emergency Management continues to monitor lake and river levels that caused July 5 flooding in the Carpenters Cove area of Lookout Shoals.
“The recent flooding was the result of daily rainfall from June 28 through July 5 inches Catawba County Emergency Management Coordinator, Karyn Yaussy said.
A search team spent about 10 hours, Saturday canvassing a neighborhood and wooded area looking for Kevin Glenn Bowman, a 33-year-old Conover man, who has not been seen by his family for nearly a week. Bowman was reported missing last Tuesday. His family last saw him on June 30 when they met for dinner.
After nearly a week off from competition, Hickory Post 48 finally kicked off its first round playoff series with Kings Mountain on Monday.
Hickory showed little signs of rust, tallying 24 runs and 18 hits to sweep doubleheader action.
Post 48 coach Fore Rembert was concerned about the time his team had in between games.