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March 25th, 2014

POSTPONEMENTS: Weather affects prep schedule

March 25, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Bunker Hill at Bandys, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at Lincolnton, ppd. to Wednesday
West Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday 5 p.m.
Hickory at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to Wednesday 5 p.m.
St. Stephens at South Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday

Softball

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014

Richard Emery Hedrick, 90, of Conover, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. The Hedrick family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Oscar Martin Conner Jr. 84 of Hickory, died Sunday March 23, 2014 at his residence. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Road Newton, NC 28658.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

March 25, 2014

haron Leatherman Lutz, 57, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice after a long courageous battle with cancer. The Lutz family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

Jeffery Todd Jarrett, age 52, of Newton, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his residence. Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society.

March 24th

Conover girl turns reading into gold

March 24, 2014

With digital distractions like Snapchat and Angry Birds, reading is often seen as a dying pastime among younger generations.

One local Girl Scout, Jessica Shook, of Conover, set out to change that mindset with her recent service project, “Reading for Fun.”

Newton-Conover wins second match in a row

March 24, 2014

Wet weather last week may have delayed the Southern District 7 golfers from competing on the course, but it could not delay another Newton-Conover victory.

The Red Devils (161 strokes) once again was victorious in their second match of the season, defeating Lincolnton by 12 strokes, at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

March 21st

Spelling bee returns for eighth year on Tuesday

March 21, 2014

Are you R-E-A-D-Y?

The Newton-Conover Education Foundation will be holding their eighth annual Red Hot Spelling Bee presented by The Observer News Enterprise and Outlook on March 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Newton-Conover High School.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

March 21, 2014

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

Baseball
East Lincoln 7, Newton-Conover 3
Bunker Hill 14, Lincolnton 2
Maiden 8, Bandys 0
Fred T. Foard 2, Patton 1
Hickory 10, St. Stephens 3

Softball
East Lincoln 15, Newton-Conover 0
Bandys 1, Maiden 0
Patton 7, Fred T. Foard 6
St. Stephens 18, Hickory 0

Friday, March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014

John Henry Mull, 53, of Hickory, died Tuesday March 18th, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Brian Odham officiating.

Jeffery Todd Jarrett, age 52, of Newton, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time

March 20th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

March 20, 2014

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

Baseball
Maiden 10, West Caldwell 7
Patton 15, St. Stephens 3
West Lincoln 5, Newton-Conover 0

Softball
Fred T. Foard 9, Hibriten 2
Maiden 15, West Caldwell 3
St. Stephens 5, Patton 4
West Lincoln 15, Newton-Conover 0

Boys tennis
Bandys 8, Maiden 1

Concordia marks a historic milestone

March 20, 2014

History was celebrated this week at Concordia Lutheran Church and School.

Both institutions marked their 135th anniversaries with a number of different events, which started on Sunday.

Starting out as Conover High School in 1878, the school eventually was renamed Concordia High School and later chartered as Concordia College in 1881.

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