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Archive - 2014

May 29th

Honoring Survivors

May 29, 2014

Paparazzi cameras flashed as local celebrities entered the doors of the Tarlton Complex at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC).

These celebrities haven't been in movies or television, aren't models for magazines, they are survivors — cancer survivors.

Newton City Council heading home

May 29, 2014

Newton City Council will be heading back home for their next meeting on Tuesday, June 3.

The Council Chambers for the city of Newton have been renovated for the first time since they were built in 1976.

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

Thursday, May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014

Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, 89, of Conover, NC died Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Levine Hospice House in Huntersville, NC. The MacDowell family has entrusted arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton, NC.

Dorothy Mae Ray, age 74, of Lincolnton passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. There will be no formal services.

May 28th

Newton’s Fire Department now pulling double-duty as first responders

May 28, 2014

The citizens of Newton are now relying on the fire department more than just putting out fires.

The Newton City Council approved back in March for the fire department to be included as a first responder for medical calls within the city limits.

Seniors workout with Silver Sneakers

May 28, 2014

Seniors in Newton have a new place they can go workout.

The Perfect Workout, located in downtown, was recently accredited as a Healthway Silver Sneaker Fitness location.

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

'Be Careful'

May 28, 2014

"Be careful," Charles Laney, owner of Laney Airport in Maiden, said to James Thomas as he headed towards his home-built aircraft on Sunday.

Laney said that Thomas kept his plane there at the airport and was a regular of their small business.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014

Rebecca “Becky” Elizabeth Hass Lawing ,67, of Maiden passed away Monday, May 27, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Lawing Family.

Phyllis Long, age 87, of Newton, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

May 27th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Tuesday's 2A West Region scores

May 27, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's 2A West Region playoff games involving Catawba County teams:

Prep baseball
Bunker Hill 12, East Davidson 2
(five innings - Game One; Game two on Thursday at ED)

Girls soccer
West Stokes 1, Newton-Conover 0
(2A West Region title game - Red Devils finish season 19-4)

Local girl graduates LR Top of the Class

May 27, 2014

Moving the tassel from the right to the left signified four years of hard work had paid off for one local girl.

Logan Bearfield, of Conover, graduated with the class of 2014 at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s commencement last Friday night, adorned with honor cords of all colors.

Local girl graduates LR Top of the Class

May 27, 2014

Moving the tassel from the right to the left signified four years of hard work had paid off for one local girl.

Logan Bearfield, of Conover, graduated with the class of 2014 at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s commencement last Friday night, adorned with honor cords of all colors.

The Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill volleyball programs added another page to their annual rivalry...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys 3...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Hickory 3...

 

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