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December 16th

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014

Harvey Lee Edward Sipe, alive on this Earth for 31,454 days, made every one of those days special to the people who loved him. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Organ/Music Fund or to the Catawba Regional Hospice.

Judge’s son killed in motorcycle crash

December 16, 2014

Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, a Newton police officer who had been following a motorcycle suspected of speeding found that the vehicle had crashed, according to a release from Newton Police. The motorcyclist, Timothy Shyler Kincaid, 28, of Conover, was pronounced dead at the scene.

December 15th

Saturday, December 13, 2014

December 15, 2014

Kathy Jane Huffman Johnson 66 of Newton passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
The Johnson family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111

The WPCOG Names New Executive Director

December 15, 2014

Anthony Starr, current Assistant Executive Director of the Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG), has been named the new Executive Director of the WPCOG effective January 1, 2015.

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

Connecting Science to the Real World at Shuford

December 15, 2014

Shuford Elementary School’s 5th grade students had an exciting day, on Thursday, Dec. 11th.

Educator Sherry Williams, from the Catawba Science Center in Hickory, visited with a batch of preserved amphibians for the students to study. The 5th graders are learning about the human body systems and how each structure functions.

A Bouncing Business

December 15, 2014

Bursting someone’s bubble becomes quite literal for John and Shanda Boyles when they strap on their 20 pound suits and bump, flip and roll through their front yard. Their suits, comprised mostly of air, are known as Bubble Balls and serve as the basis of their Newton company, Bubble Sports.

December 13th

BREAKING: Surratt, Mustangs win 2AA state title

December 13, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM — Chazz Surratt threw for a score and ran for another to help East Lincoln beat Washington 14-13 on Saturday in the Class 2AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game.

December 12th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's prep scoreboard

December 12, 2014

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

Girls basketball
Bandys 90, East Lincoln 58
Bunker Hill 41, St. Stephens 37
Newton-Conover 52, West Caldwell 49
South Caldwell 45, Maiden 37

Boys basketball
St. Stephens 67, Bunker Hill 57
South Caldwell 61, Maiden 55
West Caldwell 78, Newton-Conover 70

VIDEO OF THE DAY Babies Discovering Things For The First Time

December 12, 2014

Former N-CHS assistant Natoli leaves Warriors

December 12, 2014

A former Newton-Conover assitant football coach won’t return to his head football coaching position.

West Iredell High School announced on Friday that Mike Natoli, who spent the past two seasons as head coach of the Warriors, would not be returning for a third season.

From 2004-09, Natoli was an offensive coordinator under former Red Devil head football coach Nick Bazzle.

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
The Greater Hickory Kia Classic golf tournament won't be returning for a 13th year on the Champions...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...

 

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