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December 23rd

Pool together: Cherkez sisters anchor Lady Indians

December 23, 2014

On a St. Stephens swim team with several family ties, the Cherkez sisters help to provide a rock solid anchor.

Polina and Sophia Cherkez are hoping to lead the Lady Indians program to new heights this winter season.

The Cherkez (pronounced CHUR-KEZ) sisters started swimming when they were ages 4 (Polina) and 5 (Sophia) for the YMCA Seahorse Swim Team (YSST).

Ramseur, Fleming soak up Shrine Bowl experience

December 23, 2014

Following a week-long journey in Spartanburg, S.C., Josh Ramseur and Tyrell Fleming returned to Catawba County on Sunday.

The Newton-Conover football players are coming off an appearance in the 78th edition of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game.

December 22nd

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports scores

December 23, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Maiden 55, St. Stephens 52

Boys basketball
St. Stephens 71, Maiden 60

Fred T. Foard 69, Burns 3
Fred T. Foard 70, Bunker Hill 9

Maiden Police provides meals

December 22, 2014

Maiden Police Department launched their R U OK program this year as a way to better serve the elderly population of the community.

Lt. Donna Hartman is heading up the program and worked to expand it for the holiday season, delivering meals to the 22 clients the program serves.

Catawba County searches for felon

December 22, 2014

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, a manhunt broke out in the Maiden area.

The hunt began with a car chase that lasted about 10 minutes that started when Catawba County authorities spotted Jeffery Tucker driving through Maiden.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookie

December 22, 2014

’Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.

December 19th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

December 20, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 72, Lincolnton 35
Bunker Hill 52, East Lincoln 42
Hickory 57, Freedom 53
Maiden 62, West Caldwell 58
Newton-Conover 52, West Lincoln 38
St. Stephens 35, Hibriten 29
Watauga 49, Fred T. Foard 27

Boys basketball
East Lincoln 73, Bunker Hill 62

December 18th

BREAKING: Classic not returning to Champions Tour

December 18, 2014

The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions Tour.

The PGA released the 2015 schedule for the Champions Tour on Wednesday, which did not include the typical October date for the golf event held annually at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover since 2003.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

Patrick Wayne Bumgarner 41 of Newton passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

IRS scam hits Catawba County once again

December 18, 2014

If you've ever gotten a call from the IRS demanding money, you're not the only one.

Recently, local citizens who wished to remain anonymous told the O-N-E that they had seen the calls flooding in as well.

There's no need to be alarmed though.

The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...
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