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May 15th, 2012

Dear editor: Students the heart of Maiden athletics

May 15, 2012

Dear editor:

There seems to be lots of hoopla going on these days about the dire straits of athletics at Maiden High School.

For a few years it seemed as if Blue Devil athletics were on a declining trend struggling to regain the glories of past seasons. In all the debate over coaching, everyone has overlooked what this bunch of kids has accomplished.

Catawba County crime, May 15

May 15, 2012

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office recently reported the following arrests and incidents.

Arrests

May 6
* Michael Emmanuel Tucker, 38, of Hickory, was arrested on a charge of non-support/non-payment of alimony. He was held in the Catawba County Detention Center on a $1,000 secured bond.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, May 15

May 15, 2012

Heavy rains flooded the Hickory Metro to start the week, a train rammed a tractor-trailer truck full of chemicals and some of the state's newest champions call Catawba County home.

May 14th

Indians outfield trio keeps team in games

May 15, 2012

Whatever they've had throw their way, the St. Stephens outfield trio of Briana Thornburg, Alana Starnes and Taylor Lail continues to make big catches.

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

PREP NOTEBOOK: Red Devils golf third after day one

May 15, 2012

The Newton-Conover golf team stands in third place after the first day of the 2A state golf tournament at Long Leaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines.

The Red Devils, the 2012 CVAC champions, carded a team score of 310, seven strokes behind North Lincoln for second place and 20 strokes behind tournament-leading Salisbury.

Crawdads bested by Suns in opener, 5-3

May 15, 2012

A two-run top of the eighth inning lifted Hagerstown to a 5-3 series-opening victory against the Hickory Crawdads on Monday at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Singles by Hagertown's J.P. Ramirez and Justin Miller plated an RBI each in the inning to lift the Suns (19-15) to the road win.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 14, 2012

Dorothy Elizabeth Hewitt Taylor, 91, of 105 Lake St., Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

N-C coaching finalist withdraws

May 14, 2012

Newton-Conover High School's varsity football coaching search continues after the leading candidate for the job withdrew his name from consideration Sunday.

Train slams into tractor-trailer

May 14, 2012

A Norfolk Southern train barreled into a tractor-trailer reportedly carrying fertilizer early Monday morning in Long View.

Authorities say the truck stalled on the tracks as the train approached a crossing at 33rd Street and Main Avenue.

Near noon Monday, Long View Police Department reported another truck was stuck at a different nearby crossing.

Heavy rains cause flooding

May 14, 2012

Steady, heavy rains fell all morning throughout Catawba County, causing flooding in some low-lying areas and precarious driving conditions on many roads.

Yards flooded in parts of Newton, including homes near Newton-Conover High School.

The O-N-E received reports of flooding near mobile homes in Claremont.

Emergency personnel report several street closings in Conover.

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