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June 4th

SCHEDULE CHANGES: Post 48 game postponed

June 4, 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.

June 3rd

Lowery's near-cycle pushes Gastonia past Hickory

June 3, 2013

Garrett Lowery nearly had the game of his life on Monday — all at Hickory’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.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

June 3, 2013

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.

Huffman earns scholarship

June 3, 2013

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.

County’s proposed budget is official

June 3, 2013

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners  adopted a budget for the next fiscal year that exceeds 226.2 million dollars Monday morning.

‘Hot’ meals for kids summer program

June 3, 2013

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.

May 31st

Hickory Post 48 drops its first game of the season

June 1, 2013

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.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

May 31, 2013

No Obituaries were reported at press time

Newton CVS robbery suspect still at-large

May 31, 2013

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.

Newton man arrested

May 31, 2013

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.

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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