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January 20th

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

January 20, 2014

John Jay Wilfong, 93, of Shalimar, Fla. died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Burial with full military honors will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the nephews of Col. Wilfong.

January 17th

Local acapella champions to hold their open house

January 18, 2014

The ladies of the Carolina Style Chorus consider it to be one of the best kept secrets in the area, but they are ready for the community to hear their voices loud and clear.

The chorus is a part of an international organization, the Sweet Adelines, who work to learn and perform barbershop style music.

Late rally propels Red Devils past Bears

January 18, 2014

Friday nights have been nothing, but exciting the past two weeks at Newton-Conover High School.
This past Friday was no different.

Behind a late 7-0 run, the Red Devil boys avoided an upset against Bunker Hill,d defeating the Bears 74-63.

PREP SPORTS: Friday's area scoreboard

January 18, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Bandys 69, West Lincoln 54
Newton-Conover 74, Bunker Hill 63
East Lincoln 82, Maiden 56
Fred T. Foard 72, South Caldwell 53
Freedom 71, St. Stephens 56

Girls basketball
Bandys 76, West Lincoln 15
Bunker Hill 41, Newton-Conover 31
Freedom 59, St. Stephens 39

Friday, January 18, 2014

January 17, 2014

Lois Lillian Herman, age 85, of Conover, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at Carillon Assisted Living in Newton. The Herman family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

January 16th

Preventing the spread of the flu

January 16, 2014

Having the flu is no big deal, right?

Well, think again.

Currently, 27 people in the state of North Carolina have died as a result from the flu — three of them being from Catawba County.

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

Car hit by truck, strikes guard rail

January 16, 2014

A woman was sent to the hospital on Thursday after her car spun around and struck a guard rail.

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

PWX wrestling hosts ‘Taken By Force’ on Saturday

January 16, 2014

For the third time in the past five months, the Premiere Wrestling Xperience (PWX) invades the Hickory Metro Convention Center on Saturday.

The wrestling promotion, which has been in existence since 2003, features some of the top independent professional wrestlers in the country.

Newton-Conover wins its 42nd match of season

January 16, 2014

Building on its first-ever state championship, the Newton-Conover wrestling team continued its winning ways on Thursday.

The Red Devils beat Lincolnton at home, 69-3, for their 42nd victory of the season.

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

GAME OF THE WEEK: Red Devils welcome Bears

January 16, 2014

A week after dethroning East Lincoln to take first place in the Southern District 7 standings, Newton-Conover faces another challenge tonight at home in Bunker Hill.

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

With a full season of college football under his belt, Matt Johnson is ready for his second season...
The Matt Beam era with the Newton-Conover football program commences tonight. The Red Devils travel...
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:...

 

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