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December 11th

Merry Maiden Christmas

December 11, 2014

In the fall of 2013, Butch Parker, Assistant Athletic Director for Maiden High School, and Penny Howe, owner of Rose Mill Antiques, decided that downtown Maiden needed an event to draw in more business and rekindle the feeling of community. Within a few short months, the first ever Merry Maiden Downtown Christmas Celebration was born.

Fire claims house near Claremont

December 11, 2014

Carly Moser, of Claremont, was on her way out the door on Wednesday when she noticed smoke and flames coming from the house across the street. Moser called 9-1-1 at approximately 12:10 and members of Oxford Fire Department, Claremont Fire Department, Catawba Fire Department and Conover Fire Department arrived on the scene shortly thereafter.

December 10th

Hickory boys top Red Devils in basketball rematch

December 10, 2014

Left with a sour taste in its mouth from last Friday’s 65-62 home loss to Newton-Conover, the Hickory boys basketball team responded in a big way.

The Red Tornadoes jumped ahead of the Red Devils early on the road, going on to win 80-71 on Wednesday in Newton.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

December 10, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bunker Hill 54, West Wilkes 38
Hickory 75, Newton-Conover 18

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 57, West Wilkes 55
Hickory 80, Newton-Conover 71

Wrestling
Fred T. Foard 66, Mooresville 0
Fred T. Foard 77, Bandys 0

Helping Santa

December 10, 2014

Santa Clause and his elves are busy working at the North Pole, building toys for the little girls and boys who have been especially good throughout the year. Sometimes, though, Santa needs a little extra help to make sure every child has a joyful Christmas.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

December 10, 2014

Vaughn S. Babics, 83, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014.
The family wishes to thank Bennett Funeral Service for support and arrangements.

Amalia Lemus Estrella, 85 of Conover passed away Thursday December 4, 2014 at Brian Center-East in Hickory. The Estrella family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home.

Seniors lunch

December 10, 2014

Members of the Newton Police Department treated around 15 local seniors to lunch on Tuesday as part of Senior Citizens Holiday
Luncheon at the Newton Recreation Center. The guests are part of the police department’s call list to ensure the safety of each senior.

Man airlifted after fall at Renwood Mills

December 10, 2014

Around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, a Renwood Mills employee was airlifted from the parking lot of the Newton Rec Center to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after suffering a fall. According to officals on the scene, the employee was inside the building, located off Brady Ave. in Newton, at the time of the incident and was reported to have fallen one story. Newton Fire Dept.

December 9th

Red Devils pull away late from Indians, win 44-21

December 9, 2014

Both coming off tough tournament competition this past weekend, Newton-Conover and St. Stephens locked up on the wrestling mat on Tuesday in Hickory.

Up 24-21 midway through the match, the Red Devils won their final five weight classes to come away with a 44-21 road win against the Indians.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scores

December 9, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 73, Fred T. Foard 24
Bunker Hill 65, South Iredell 57
West Iredell 64, Maiden 43

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 66, South Iredell 55
Fred T. Foard 79, Bandys 41
West Iredell 61, Maiden 38

Wrestling
Newton-Conover 44, St. Stephens 21

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