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June 13th, 2012

Lady Bears hosting outdoor night tournament

June 14, 2012

After selling cookie dough and popcorn, the Bunker Hill volleyball team decided to try a different approach to fundraisers.

The Lady Bears are holding an outdoor volleyball tournament next week under the lights.

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.

Hickory bounces Henderson County, 11-6

June 14, 2012

Hickory Post 48 bounced back from its first loss in the Area IV West Division play with an 11-6 road victory against Henderson County Post 77 on Wednesday.

Post 48 (9-2, 7-1) scored three runs in the third on a Colton Chapman homer to tie the contest after trailing 3-0. Chapman went 3-for-6 in Wednesday's game, including two singles and three RBIs.

Davidson names Fox associate head basketball coach

June 13, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Davidson Wildcats have promoted longtime assistant coach Jim Fox to associate head coach.

Town to re-vote on spending plan

June 13, 2012

Catawba Town Council will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss next year’s 2012-13 fiscal year budget.

Catawba’s council approved a nearly $1 million budget earlier this month with a split 3-2 decision.

School partnerships key as funding uncertain

June 13, 2012

Catawba County education leaders say partnerships are the key to maintaining strong classroom and training programs as state funding allotments continue to be uncertain.

Relief sought for food deserts

June 13, 2012

When you think about Catawba County, deserts aren’t the first things that come to mind.

However, they are here — in one way or another.

The far ends of the county are populated by small food deserts, or areas that aren’t in close proximity to fresh produce.

BREAKING: Federal prosecutors drop Edwards case

June 13, 2012

Federal prosecutors dropped all charges Wednesday against John Edwards after his corruption trial ended last month in a deadlocked jury.

Jurors in North Carolina acquitted the former presidential candidate on one count of accepting illegal campaign contributions and deadlocked on five other felony counts. The judge declared a mistrial.

The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, June 13

June 13, 2012

An N.C. DMV license examiner faces more felony charges as part of an ongoing state investigation.

Former Newton examiner and Vale resident Cathy Rudisill now faces 28 counts of wrongfully issuing North Carolina driver’s licenses.

State officials say Rudisill was entering fictitious information into license testing results.

June 12th

Crawdads RHP Nick McBride at home in Hickory

June 13, 2012

Growing up in North Carolina, Nick McBride is familiar with Catawba County.

The 6-4, 180-pound right-handed pitcher for the Crawdads said he feels at home playing in Hickory after growing up in nearby Lewisville.

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.

Cherryville survives rain, Hickory to win 4-2

June 13, 2012

After an hour rain delay on Monday, Cherryville Post 100 rose as the lone undefeated team in the American Legion Area IV West Division on Monday.

Post 100 took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, handing Hickory Post 48 (8-2, 6-1) its first loss in West Division play and second overall.

Cherryville improves to 10-1, 3-0 in the West Division.

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