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May 21st

Indians oust Cougars, advance to 3A title game

May 21, 2013

One year ago against Charlotte Catholic, the St. Stephens soccer team tasted the agony of defeat.

This year, the Lady Indians have quenched their appetite for victory.

Macy Franklin’s header goal on a corner kick from Susan Bare helped Saint defeat Charlotte Catholic, 1-0, to advance to Saturday’s 3A state title game.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

May 21, 2013

John Quincy Deal, Jr. 92, of Conover passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Deal family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.

Newton woman sentenced

May 21, 2013

Donna Craig Stewart, 48, of Newton, was convicted of two counts Felony First Degree Rape of a Child, Tuesday in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

Controlled burn heats up Newton

May 21, 2013

Monday night the Newton Fire Department conducted a controlled burn on West Fourth Street. Firefighters set numerous fires in the house and practiced tactics to control the fires.

Never too old for crayons

May 21, 2013

A local senior entered his first art competition at age 53 with a drawing done using basically crayons.

Rodney Robbins from Maiden, doesn’t like to paint, and he’s barely picked up a drawing pen in the last 30 years, but he recently entered an art show with a pastel drawing that’s surprisingly lively.

May 20th

Lady Indians get a second chance at Lady Panthers

May 20, 2013

Second chances rarely come around in life, but the St. Stephens girls soccer team has just that opportunity tonight against Charlotte Catholic.

After losing 1-0 to the Lady Panthers in last year’s 3A West final, the Lady Indians (20-3-2) will try to avenge that defeat when they host Catholic tonight in Hickory at 6 p.m.

Long-time coaches Morgan, Carpenter enshrined

May 20, 2013

Two long-time area wrestling coaches were honored by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Former Catawba County wrestling coaches Steve Morgan and Larry Carpenter were presented with Lifetime Service to Wrestling awards.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

May 20, 2013

Mattie Virginia Hoyle Irby of Newton, died May 7, 2013, at Abernethy Laurels.  The Irby family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Murray’s Mill site of bluegrass music

May 20, 2013

On Saturday, June 8, the doors of the 100 year-old historic Murray’s Mill will be opened to the sounds of guitars, fiddles and good times with The Murray’s Mill Spring Bluegrass Music Festival, sponsored by the Catawba County Historical Association and  United Arts Council of Catawba County.

PREP SPORTS: Tuesday's prep playoff game times

May 20, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep playoff games involving teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball
Patton (17-9) at Hickory (16-10), 7 p.m.

Prep softball
Enka (18-4) at Fred T. Foard (23-4), 6:30 p.m.

Prep soccer
Charlotte Catholic (20-2-3) at St. Stephens (20-3-2), 6 p.m.

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