January 14th, 2015
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Hickory 69, Fred T. Foard 5
Hickory 62, Fred T. Foard 53
Fred T. Foard 81, Hickory 0
Men's college basketball
CVCC 78, Guilford Tech 62
Virginia H. Ham, 85, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Conover Nursing & Rehab. The Ham family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC
Joyce Ann Whitener Carpenter, age 78, of Charlotte passed away Monday, January 12, 2015 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Carpenter family.
Jered Sturgill and Melvin Whistlehunt had a dream that day by day they are making into a reality. Their dream started this past summer as they were sitting around talking at a family barbeque.
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.
A home on Stewart Rd. near Claremont burned to the ground on Sunday night.
â€śWhen we got there the whole attic and the roof was on fire,â€ť said Oxford Fire Department Chief Wayne Smith.
The home was a mobile home that had been built onto, Smith said.
Tammy Wilson, 60, â€śthought it would be funâ€ť to work with the Catawba County Library System.
Originally volunteering for the library, she began working part time as the Public Information Officer in March of 2006 and is now retiring.
â€śTowns all have their own personality â€“ theyâ€™re like people,â€ť said Allison Platt. â€śTheyâ€™re each unique but they all have a certain something.â€ť
The Downtown Streetscape Master Plan Review Committee and the City of Newton have partnered with Allison Platt & Associates and The Wooten Company to revamp and revitalize the heart of Newton.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 50, Bunker Hill 44
South Caldwell 37, St. Stephens 33
Bunker Hill 70, Maiden 55
St. Stephens 57, South Caldwell 44
Maiden 61, Bandys 12
Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round
Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7
What to watch for:
Catawba County, Newton-Conover City and Hickory Public Schools are all operating on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.
All three schools issued statements Tuesday afternoon regarding the delays in normal schedule.
Due to impending weather, several athletic events on Tuesday in Catawba County have been postponed or moved up in time.
Below is a look at today's schedule:
Bunker Hill at Maiden, 4:30 p.m. (JV boys at same time in auxiliary gym)
Fred T. Foard at Hickory, ppd. to Wednesday
South Caldwell at St. Stephens, still on (JV games with running clock)