Archive - 2014
The Conover Lions Club will hold a Yard Sale in the Old Depot Parking Lot at 1st Avenue South, Conover from 6:00 AM til 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 17th.
Steve Leagon sat on the wet ground and watched as his home was engulfed in smoke. A pair of big, brown eyes stared up at him as he wiped a tear from his eye. His pal, Jake, lay across his lap.
"I was asleep on the couch and he woke me up," Leagon said.
A man Maiden was arrested after police found methamphetamine at the suspectâ€™s residence.
Matthew Ryan Minton, 24, of Potts Street in Maiden, was arrested by Maiden Police, with assistance from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine on Wednesday.
"A person of good character, with good ethics, who really cares about other people. Someone who is not self-serving, someone with a good moral character who wants to give of themselves."
That's what Newton Police Chief Donald G. Brown II says it takes to make a good police officer.
Travis Christopher Martin, 29, of 3492 Huie St., was arrested and charged with felony rape, felony first-degree sex offense, misdemeanor assault on a female and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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 the second round of playoff games involving Catawba County teams:
No. 3 Owen (10-10) at No. 1 Bunker Hill (21-5), 2 p.m. Saturday
No. 3 Maiden (12-9) at No. 1 East Rutherford (13-10), 7 p.m. Saturday
No. 2 Bandys (14-6) at No. 1 Brevard (17-5), 5 p.m. Saturday
Jack Charles DeJong 81 of Newton passed away peacefully Monday, May 12, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born December 30, 1932 in Fair Lawn, NJ. The family will receive friends Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church.
South Newton Elementary School third and fourth grade students hoop it up during recess on Wednesday.
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.
Deep in a Costa Rican wet forest, sleeping outside, completely cut-off from technology â€” that's where you'll find local teacher Betsy Gaither this summer.