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August 7th

Red Devils hold first contact practice of preseason

August 8, 2014

Thursday was the first official day of contact practice for prep football teams in North Carolina.

Newton-Conover hosted its first contact drills at the team’s practice field on Thursday.

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.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

August 7, 2014

Mary Lou Sigmon Lail, 95, of Conover passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Condolences may be sent to the Lail family at www.drumfh-conover.com.

Local author makes ‘Best-Seller List’

August 7, 2014

Stacey and Joey Mosteller were enjoying an evening at Blue Moon in Newton when a notification on their phones made the dinner even more enjoyable.

USA Today had released their preview of their 'Best-Seller list' ? and Stacey's latest novel was on it.

Newton PD teaches about fraud, scams

August 7, 2014

Newton Police Department is helping out senior citizens and the community be aware of scamming, identity theft and fraud. The name of the program is Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams and is overseen by Officer Jeff Longstreet.

Life on the Farm

August 7, 2014

North Carolina is one of the nations leaders in the farming and agriculture industry, which is why Vale houses one of Catawba County's biggest produce farms.

"We moved to this area about 12 years ago from Haywood County," said Martha Calderon, partial owner of Calderon produce. "The harvesting season lasts much longer here and it's better for business."

August 6th

85 Tigers take field at Foard football practice

August 6, 2014

The Fred T. Foard Tigers continued football practices on Wednesday.

A total of 85 players suited up for Foard, including 45 on the varsity squad and 40 on the junior varsity level.

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

92 campers learn drills, skills at Indian Football Camp

August 6, 2014

St. Stephens received a high turnout from its youth football camp this week.

A total of 92 young people from second through eighth grade were at the camp for its second day on Tuesday.

85 Red Devils hit the field in pads on Monday

August 6, 2014

The third official practice for high school football teams took place Monday, including at Newton-Conover High School.

It was the first of the practices in the afternoon for the Red Devils and also the first in shoulder pads, testing N-CHS’s football players.

Back-up Derek Anderson on standby as QB, father

August 6, 2014

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Derek Anderson has to be ready at a moment’s notice.

The Carolina Panthers back-up quarterback is not only prepared to step in to play if starter Cam Newton takes place, but also is preparing to become a father.

Despite receiving multiple offers in the offseason, Anderson re-signed with the Panthers on March 14.

Reunion “Cruisin’ & Car Show”

August 6, 2014

Classic cars, good music, fellowship, and fun – these are common at the annual Soldiers Reunion “Cruisin’ & Car Show” scheduled for the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 17. The event officially kicks off the 125th Annual Soldiers Reunion celebration.

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bandys...
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Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall. Returning to...

 

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