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Archive - Jan 2014

January 22nd

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014

Walter Carl “Bud” Hilderbran, age 81, of Newton passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hilderbran family.

January 21st

Different policies for schools regarding drug testing

January 22, 2014

Steroids — they’ve become a huge topic in the world of sports.

Performance-enhancing drugs have changed the landscape of both college and professional sports, but what happens when that same culture affects the prep sports realm?

Ordinance receives majority vote, doesn’t pass

January 22, 2014

The battle of yard sales ordinance still wages on for the city of Newton.

In last night’s meeting, the Newton City Council voted 4-3 in favor of the ordinance on yard sales with Mayor Anne Stedman’s vote breaking the tie.

Despite a majority vote, the ordinance did not pass.

Bliss’ five 3-pointers pace Fred T. Foard in win

January 21, 2014

Based on his 17-point performance Tuesday against rival St. Stephens, Foard’s Trey Bliss had the appropriate first name.

The junior guard made five 3-pointers in a 60-53 victory on the road against St. Stephens.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

January 21, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 60, St. Stephens 53
Maiden 57, Lincolnton 48
West Caldwell 54, Bunker Hill 52

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 42, West Caldwell 31
Maiden 49, Lincolnton 23
St. Stephens 61, Fred T. Foard 34

Wrestling
Fred T. Foard 48, St. Stephens 9

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

January 21, 2014

Mary Julia “Judy” Kiger, age 70, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House comforted by her loving family. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Kiger family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com

January 20th

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2014

Downtown Newton was filled with remembrance and song on Monday morning as the Catawba County branch of the NAACP hosted a march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It’s a beautiful day to have a march,” said Catawba County NAACP President Jerry McCombs. “The sun was shining, and it was a success.”

Mobile meth lab is discovered in Maiden

January 21, 2014

A Maiden Police Officer discovered components of a mobile meth lab in the passenger area of a vehicle during a traffic stop just after midnight Saturday on Water Plant Road.

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.

Red Devils win titles at Little Indian Classic

January 21, 2014

The Newton-Conover Middle School wrestling team represented strong during Saturday’s Little Indian Classic at St. Stephens High School.

Red Devil wrestlers Devin Chambers, Barrett Harkins, Francisco Tapia and C.J. Blanton all won first place in their respective weight classes at the event.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports schedule

January 21, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports schedule involving Catawba County teams:

Prep basketball
Fred T. Foard at St. Stephens
Hibriten at Hickory
Lincolnton at Maiden
West Caldwell at Bunker Hill

Prep wrestling
Bandys at Newton-Conover (starting at 5 p.m.)
Bunker Hill at W. Caldwell, 7 p.m.
Hibriten at Hickory, 7 p.m.
Maiden at Lincolnton, 5 p.m.

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