Archive - Mar 2014
The sound of a shotgun heard over pouring rain signaled the start of the second annual NC Troopers Footchase 5K and Fun Run in Conover on Saturday.
Nearly 300 participants gathered at the starting line at the new Conover City Park.
From elementary students to adults over 60, the community showed their support for the event which raised money for Catawba Regional Hospice.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
St. Stephens 8, Maiden 1
Watauga 6, Newton-Conover 3
SD-7 at Catawba Country Club (team scores)
1. Newton-Conover, 159
2. Maiden, 167
3. Lincolnton, 173
4. East Lincoln, 178
5. Bunker Hill, 193
6. Bandys, 196
7. West Lincoln, 199
8. West Caldwell, 217
Margaret Evelyn Barger Boleman, 87, of Hickory, died on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church 1225 29th Ave. Drive NE, Hickory, NC 28601
Have you ever asked yourself the question: â€śWhat really matters?â€ť
This question was posed to me last year by my good friend Kurt Barkley, who passed away Friday after a long battle with cancer.
Kurt was not only a dear friend of mine, but helped photograph countless numbers of athletes in Catawba County for The O-N-E â€” mostly at St. Stephens High School, where his children attend.
Big ideas are blooming at the newly owned and renovated garden center in Conover.
Blooms, owned by Carmen and David Huffman, is located at 1604 Hwy 16 N. The center, formerly Greenwood Nursery, has been given a fresh coat of paint and filled with new supplies and smiling faces.
Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
East Lincoln 11, Maiden 1
East Lincoln 6, Maiden 4
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
Newton-Conover 7, West Lincoln 0
Edith Mae Ramseur Greene, age 90, of Charlotte, formerly of Lincolnton, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at CMC University in Charlotte. The interment will follow at Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Rev. Terry Cline will officiate.
Fine art will be on display this weekend in Hickory.
The Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hickory Metro Convention Center.
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.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 6, Newton-Conover 0
St. Stephens 4, Freedom 1
West Lincoln 12, Bandys 7
Bandys 9, West Lincoln 5
Bunker Hill 11, Newton-Conover 2
South Caldwell 9, Fred T. Foard 1
Maiden 5, East Lincoln 4
Sylvia Sherrill Gantt, 67, of Newton, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Brian Center â€“ East. The Gantt family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.