Archive - 2013
Tuesday night's American Legion Baseball game featuring Hickory Post 48 at Wilkes County was postponed due to weather conditions.
Hickory coach Fore Rembert said both teams will attempt to make up the game, but a date and time have yet to be determined.
Garrett Lowery nearly had the game of his life on Monday â€” all at Hickoryâ€™s expense.
The Gastonia shortstop was a double short of hitting for the cycle, helping hand Post 48 its second-straight loss on Monday night at Henkel-Alley Field.
Hickory, which fell 10-8 on Friday to Burke County, drops to 3-2 overall on the season.
Cletus Wesley Drum, 88 of Newton, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Abernethy Laurels. The Drum family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
The Hickory Tavern Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded the Gwendolyn Bost Sherrill Scholarship to Morgan Huffman, salutorian at Maiden High School.
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.
The Catawba County Board of Commissioners adopted a budget for the next fiscal year that exceeds 226.2 million dollars Monday morning.
St. Paul United Methodist Church in Newton has been selected as a site to serve “hot” meals to underprivileged youth this summer free of charge.
Hickory suffered its first loss of the season on Friday despite a standout performance from third baseman Zach Jarrett.
Post 48 (3-1,2-1) dropped a 10-8 contest to Burke County Post 21 at Henkel-Alley Field.
No Obituaries were reported at press time
Newton Police are looking for an armed suspect from a robbery and need your help in locating him.
Police say at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday night, they received a 911 call from the CVS Drugstore at 36 Northwest Boulevard, Newton. An employee informed the police they had just been robbed.
A quite street in Newton was just the opposite Thursday afternoon when a domestic situation spilled out into the neighborhood.
Newton Police officers were summoned shortly after 5 p.m., to a residence at 109 West Herman St., when a female called, stating that her boyfriend had assaulted her and was running through the neighborhood chasing people with a baseball bat.