Archive - 2013
Born with a stutter in his voice, Greg Lucas has done nothing so far this summer season to show he is sputtered on the baseball diamond.
The Post 48 pitcher and first baseman has stepped up when his team needed him the most and became a quiet leader on the Hickory squad.
Lucas has battled stuttering from a very early age.
Ann Hollar Boston, 74, of Newton passed away on Tuesday June 11, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice.
The Boston family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
The Maiden Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators have arrested three people in connection with a possible meth lab at a residence in the 3900 block of Biggerstaff Road.
The sound will bring a smile to your face. It is the sound of water falling on concrete punctured with shrieks of joy from young voices.
To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
A new eatery recently re-located to downtown Conover that is sure to get you talking.
It might be the owner, a hulk of a man who stands 6’11” and is a former NBA basketball star, or it could be the good food and friendly eating experience.
Bandys' Hunter Harvey is expecting to sign a contract with the Baltimore Orioles next week and start his journey through the minor league system.
The 6-foot-3 pitcher was taken No. 22 overall by the Orioles in last Thursday's Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
Harvey said on Wednesday that he expects to be the last of the 41 players drafted by Baltimore to sign their deal.
In its first season of competition, the Carolina Heat Post 240 kicked off its inaugural campaign of American Legion baseball on Tuesday with a doubleheader against Kings Mountain Post 155.
The Heat's much anticipated debut was spoiled with Kings Mountain sweeping both games at Newton-Conover High School.
Patrick Ewing will join the Charlotte Bobcats as the team's next associate head coach, according to multiple media sources.
Ewing spent five seasons (2007-12) as an assistant coach with the Orlando Magic â€” all with former Magic assistant and new Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford.
John Reave “Bud” Martin, 85, of Maiden passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Martin Family.
A two vehicle accident Monday afternoon sent both of the drivers to area hospitals and closed a portion of North Main Avenue for over an hour.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.