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April 23rd, 2015

Candy Coated-New salon opens in Newton

April 23, 2015

Newton is being polished up.

Blush Hair and Nail Boutique recently made its way to downtown.

The shop that was previously located in Hickory has relocated, hoping to serve the citizens of eastern Catawba County.

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.

Claremont man misses 14 court appearances

April 23, 2015

Benjamin Charles Lagunas, 35, of Hunawill Street in Claremont was arrested Tuesday by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office for missing multiple court appearances.

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.

Maiden man arrested for indecent

April 23, 2015

Nicholas Troy Alexander, 48, of Loyle Lane in Maiden was arrested Wednesday by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

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.

Earth Day

April 23, 2015

Students at North Newton Elementary School had a chance to enjoy the nice weather outdoors on Wednesday at they learn how to plant trees and flowers, cleaning up trash and keeping the planet healthy during an Earth Day project at the school.

April 22nd

N-CHS golfers win their fourth county championship

April 22, 2015

For the third-straight year, the Newton-Conover golf team proved it was the best team in Catawba County.

The Red Devils carded a team score of 147 to earn a three-peat at the 23th Annual Catawba County Golf Championships.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

April 22, 2015

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

Baseball
Bunker Hill 1, East Lincoln 0
Hibriten 12, St. Stephens 1

Softball
Bandys 10, West Caldwell 3 (nine innings)
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln, no report
Fred T. Foard 8, McDowell 4
Hibriten 5, St. Stephens 2 (eight innings)
West Lincoln 12, Newton-Conover 0

Heavy rains cause wastewater spills in Newton

April 22, 2015

House Bill 1160, which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, requires municipalities, animal operations, industries and others who operate waste handling systems to issue news releases when a waste spill of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

Man accused of raping child relative

April 22, 2015

A Lincolnton man was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s office for allegedly raping a relative under the age of 16, Sheriff Coy Reid said.

Clayton Houston Hoyle, 39, of Grandview Lane in Lincolnton was arrested on Friday.

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.

Conover man charged with kidnap, assault

April 22, 2015

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and holding his girlfriend against her will on Tuesday night.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., Catawba County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call that Jonathan Leslie Blackburn, 48, had assaulted his 28-year-old girlfriend at his residence on Buddy Street in Conover, Sheriff Coy Reid said.

N-CHS names new principal

April 22, 2015

Newton-Conover City Schools is excited to welcome Mr. Chris Penley as the principal of Newton-Conover High School. Mr. Penley has served as the principal of Lakeshore Middle School in Mooresville since January, 2013.

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.

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