Archive - 2014
As the clock wound down to just under a minute in Wednesdayâs SD-7 soccer match up between Newton-Conover and Bandys, the contest appeared to be heading for overtime.
Receiving a crossing pass from teammate Alex Tenjhay with just 43 seconds left, the Red Devilsâ Aldayr Ozuna needed to capitalize.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1
West Lincoln 3, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 3 (OT)
Maiden 4, Bunker Hill 2
Newton-Conover 2, Bandys 1
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 3
Marvin David Hutson 87, of Lincolnton passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side. The Hutson family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.
Chief Steve Brewer and the Conover Police Department were recognized on Tuesday during the 12th Annual Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.
Brewer and his department were presented with the Champions Award for their service during the tournamentâs 12 years.
On Thursday, May 8 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Kangaroo convenience store at 334 20th Street, Newton was robbed. Monday, the first suspect was identified and arrested.
Brandon Keith Dunning, 29, of 721 West C Street, Newton was arrested and charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to Newton police.
If youâve driven down North College Avenue, youâve seen his name. Itâs plastered along the small commercial space right next to Callahanâs CafĂ©.
The sign on the front of the building reads âEd Ideâ in large, black, bold letters. Ide is running for Catawba County Commissioner as a write-in candidate, and the spot with the sign is his headquarters.
The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 left citizens across the country in shock as they watched two planes crash in to the World Trade Centers in New York City. Thousands of citizens, fire fighters, police officers and visitors los their lives during these terrorist attacks on American soil.
Michael Allen was described as a âgentlemanâs championâ at Tuesdayâs Greater Hickory Kia Classic Media Day.
In a little more than a month, Allen will defend his GHKC championship during the tournamentâs 12th annual event.
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.
The Newton-Conover football team moved up one spot in this weekâs Associated Press prep football poll.
The Red Devils, who were ranked 10th in the first poll of the season last week, received a total of 33 votes this week to jump to No. 9.
Below is a look at Tuesday's sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 9, Newton-Conover 0
St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 2
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0
Newton-Conover 3, East Lincoln 0
Bunker Hill 3, West Caldwell 2
Hickory 3, St. Stephens 2 (from Monday)