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May 20th, 2015

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May 20, 2015

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who was arrested after "liking" his mug shot on a Crimestoppers Facebook page has posted bond in a felony forgery case.
Levi Charles Reardon of Great Falls was arrested on April 24, three weeks after an acquaintance pointed out his picture on the Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers Facebook page and Reardon liked it.

May 19th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Third-round game dates, times

May 19, 2015

Below is a look at Wednesday's third-round playoff game times involving Catawba County teams:

Girls soccer
Sun Valley (13-9-1) at St. Stephens (15-7-1), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Fred T. Foard (15-7-1) at A.C. Reynolds (20-4), 6 p.m. Wednesday

BREAKING: Wilkinson named N-C basketball coach

May 19, 2015

Newton-Conover High School is turning to an alumni to guide its boys basketball program.

After spending the past 15 years at Bunker Hill High School, Matt Wilkinson is returning home as the next leader of the Red Devils boys basketball team.

He was announced as the next head coach on Tuesday morning.

Wilkinson replaces Jonathan Tharpe, who stepped down as head coach on March 13.

May 18th

Kain named president of recycling association

May 18, 2015

Catawba County's Waste Reduction Coordinator Amanda B. Kain, whose passion for recycling and extensive work has helped Catawba County lead the State of North Carolina in the amount of materials recycled, per person, has begun serving as President of the Carolina Recycling Association (CRA).
Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E.

N-C Rotary presents awards

May 18, 2015

Newton-Conover Rotary Club presented its two highest honors during the civic organization’s annual Rotary Night event. Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E.

Things to do this month

May 18, 2015

All May
Recycling Event
RockTenn in Conover is hosting a recycling event by collecting aluminum drink cans until the end of May. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Donations accepted at RockTenn on 3rd Street SE in Conover. For any questions, call 464-5560.
Art Reception

The Thin Blue Line

May 18, 2015

The Catawba County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 26 held their annual memorial service honoring fallen law enforcement officers on Friday, wrapping up National Police Week and recognizing National Peace Officers Memorial Day. 

Where’s best for business?

May 18, 2015

Online survey says Hickory and Conover are in the top 10 in the state to start a business. Newton is 63rd. Read more in the weekend edition of the O-N-E.

May 16th

Hamlin holds off Harvick to win Sprint All-Star Race

May 17, 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing had never tasted victory at the annual Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway — until Saturday.

Denny Hamlin held off a late charge from Kevin Harvick to claim the $1 million prize and JGR's first win in the exhibition race.

May 15th

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's second-round scoreboard

May 15, 2015

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

Softball
A.C. Reynolds 5, Fred T. Foard 4 (Tigers end season 16-6 overall)
Wheatmore 11, Bunker Hill 1 (Bears end season 16-6 overall)

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 4, Forestview 1
**Tigers (15-7-1) travel to A.C. Reynolds (20-4) on Wednesday**

The Hickory Sportsman’s Club welcomed Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning for its bi-annual meeting...
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