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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

February 11, 2014

Bryan Keith Bryant, 53, of Iron Station, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at CMC Lincoln. There are no services scheduled at this time.

Joua Lee, age 89, of Connelly Springs, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. There will be no services at this time.

Seven candidates register on first day of filing

February 11, 2014

Monday was a busy day at the Catawba County Board of Elections office with seven candidates filing for offices.

Of those seven names who filed, all represent the Republican party.

Three of the seven who filed on Monday were a trio of women running for Clerk of Superior Court.

Sen. Austin Allran won’t seek re-election

February 11, 2014

After 34 years in office, Sen. Austin Allran announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2014.

Allran, who represents both Catawba and Alexander counties, is the senior member of the State Senate and ranks number-one in seniority among Republicans in both houses of the General Assembly.

Red Devils win second-straight dual team title

February 11, 2014

The Newton-Conover wrestling team clinched its second-straight 2A dual team state title on Saturday with a 44-15 victory against the Dixon Bulldogs.

For a special look at the Red Devils title season, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scores

February 11, 2014

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

Boys basketball
Bandys 81, West Lincoln 48
East Lincoln 76, Maiden 56
Fred T. Foard 54, South Caldwell 50
Freedom 72, St. Stephens 48
Newton-Conover 67, Bunker Hill 61 (OT)

Girls basketball
Bandys 84, West Lincoln 17
Bunker Hill 48, Newton-Conover 40

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
A California boy with a dream of being a race car driver, Matt DiBenedetto’s road to the NASCAR...
The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...

 

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