November 8th, 2013
Below is a look at scores from the final week of the prep football season involving Catawba County teams:
Prep football (Week 12)
Bandys 27, Newton-Conover 21
Bunker Hill 48, West Caldwell 33
Maiden 42, Lincolnton 14
St. Stephens 20, Fred T. Foard 7
Hibriten 35, Hickory 33
East Lincoln 42, West Lincoln 15
Freedom 48, Patton 14
East Rutherford 31, Chase 17
â€śI call it our ninety-ninety goal, which means 90 percent of patients will be in and out of the Emergency Room in ninety minutes,â€ť said Chuck Scronce, Emergency Services Administer, when describing the new Fast Track program and wing at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
A woman who was reported missing Oct. 7 and recently located by Maiden Police is now being held at the Catawba County Detention Center.
Police say Jennifer Leigh Wynn, 36, of Maiden was responsible for a theft from her former employer, Royal Enterprises, operator of the Maiden Shell convenience store.
Katherine Ophelia Toon, 79, of Newton died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Despite its first difficult setback last week against East Lincoln, the Maiden football team attempts to bounce back tonight when it hosts Lincolnton.
The Blue Devils (9-1, 5-1) were held in check on offense last week in a 42-0 loss against the Mustangs.
NEWTON â€”Â Bandys junior varsity quarterback Jarrett Pemleton scored three touchdowns, leading the Trojans past Newton-Conover on Thursday night at Gurley Stadium.
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 Thursday's final junior varsity football scores of the season involving Catawba County teams:
Thursday's junior varsity football scores
Bandys 44, Newton-Conover 0
Hibriten 35, Hickory 20
Lincolnton 38, Maiden 22
St. Stephens 22, Fred T. Foard 20
West Caldwell 47, Bunker Hill 14
Police and emergency workers worked to remove two men from a mangled SUV after they collided with a truck at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Burris Road in northeastern Newton.
Neighbors told the Observer News Enterprise that the SUV appeared to have pulled out in front of the asphalt tanker truck, the driver of which was not reported as injured.
Katherine Sue Buchanan, 68, of Claremont died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at her residence. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
LENOIR â€” The Newton-Conover boys soccer team owned the first half of Wednesdayâ€™s 2A playoff game against West Caldwell.
The Warriors, though, scored late to advance.
West Caldwell pocketed two second-half goals, including a controversial score with eight minutes to go, earning a 2-1 victory against the Red Devils at Thuss Stadium.