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December 8th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 8, 2014

VIDEO: Recap - Panthers beat Saints, 41-10

December 8, 2014

Daryl Johnston and Kenny Albert recap the Panthers win

December 5th

Prep standouts Hedrick, Young blaze a coaching trail

December 6, 2014

While their playing days are over, two former Catawba County prep basketball standouts are blazing a new trail up the coaching ranks of college hoops.

Former St. Stephens standouts Alex Young and Mike Hedrick are currently assistant college basketball coaches who are hoping to reach the pinnacle of the head coaching ranks.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scores

December 6, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Hickory 75, Newton-Conover 33
South Iredell 54, Maiden 50
St. Stephens 33, Bunker Hill 31

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 64, St. Stephens 57
Maiden 61, South Iredell 47
Newton-Conover 65, Hickory 62

Friday, December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014

Herbert Junior Gray, age 81, of Conover, passed away on Thursday, December 04, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Gray family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

Fire Station construction ahead of schedule

December 5, 2014

After overcoming a rocky start in February, construction has blazed through on the new Newton Fire Headquarters on Brady Ave.

“As of right now, we’re a little ahead of schedule,” said Chief Kevin Yoder. “Our most current completion date is April 24.”

No need to be alarmed

December 5, 2014

Things could get a little quieter around Newton.

The Newton Fire Department's siren, which sits atop a pole across the street from the current fire station, was discussed during the Nov. 18 city council meeting.

December 4th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

December 4, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 43, Lake Norman 38

Boys basketball
Lake Norman 69, Bandys 26
Maiden 67, Norths Bears (Australia) 52

Newton-Conover 39, Alexander Central 21

Thursday, December 4, 2014

December 4, 2014

Charles M. Biggar, 59, passed away December 1, 2014 after a brief illness. Bennett Funeral Service is assisting the family.

Master Gardener Volunteer Training Begins in February

December 4, 2014

Catawba County Cooperative Extension is seeking applicants for the Spring 2015 Master Gardener Volunteer Training. Being a Master Gardener Volunteer is a great way to share your love of gardening with others.

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.

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