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Archive - Apr 2014

April 22nd

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

Elsie Sigmon Smith, 88, of Vale passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Smith family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

Carolyn Elaine Drum, 85, of Washington, D.C. died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Memorial contributions may be made to The Little Sisters of the Poor.

April 21st

Saturday, April 19, 2014

April 21, 2014

Carolyn Fulbright Miller, 72 of Hickory, passed from this life into the kingdom of God on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Miller family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Newton- #828-464-1555.

April 18th

Friday, April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

Christine Virginia Bean Lutz, age 88, of Sherrills Ford, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Conover Nursing Center. Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Caldwell County.

Ma Thao, 66, of Connelly Springs, died Saturday March 29, 2014 at her residence. Burial will follow at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton.

April 17th

Thursday, April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014

Nell Brown Cline, age 94, of Claremont, died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Her family will receive friends from 2:30-3:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

April 16th

Annual run honors principal, victims

April 16, 2014

A cloudy Monday morning became one of the brightest days of the year for students at Snow Creek Elementary School.

Students gathered under a blue and gold ballon arch to participate in their annual Runathon fundraiser, which was especially sentimental this year.

The run opened with a ceremony for Principal Dr. Walter Zahler, who will be retiring after this year.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Olene P. Cannon, age 81, of Conover, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Cannon family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Allen J. McKean, 86, of Hickory, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. The McKean family has entrusted arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

April 15th

Republican candidates collide in final forum

April 15, 2014

More than 200 Republican voters turned out at the Newton-Conover Auditorium on Tuesday night for the second of two Primary Candidates Forums.

Three races were featured during the event, including 96th District House of Representatives, Clerk of Court in Catawba County and the 25th District Attorney.

EASTER CLASSIC: Tournament brackets revealed

April 15, 2014

Below is the schedule for the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

24th Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic

Monday's games (at American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 St. Stephens (3-11) vs. No. 2 Fred T. Foard (11-4), noon
No. 6 West Caldwell (6-9) vs. No. 3 Maiden (8-5), 2:30 p.m.
No. 8 South Iredell (2-12) vs. No. 1 Bunker Hill (13-2), 5 p.m.

PREP SPORTS: Tuesday action affected by rain

April 15, 2014

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

Bandys at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday
Bunker Hill at Lincolnton, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at East Lincoln, ppd. to Wednesday
Patton at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to Wednesday
St. Stephens at Hickory, ppd. to Wednesday

Bandys at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014

Wanda Sue Annas Hefner, age 72, of Conover, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hefner family.

Lisa Kathryn Hayes Rader, 55, of Maiden, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Carolina’s Medical Center Lincoln in Lincolnton. The family will receive friends following the service.

Below is a look at Tuesday's American Legion baseball scores involving teams from Catawba County:...
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The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...


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