March 20th, 2014
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 10, West Caldwell 7
Patton 15, St. Stephens 3
West Lincoln 5, Newton-Conover 0
Fred T. Foard 9, Hibriten 2
Maiden 15, West Caldwell 3
St. Stephens 5, Patton 4
West Lincoln 15, Newton-Conover 0
Bandys 8, Maiden 1
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.
Irene McCall Howard, 92, of Terrell, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Catawba Regional Hospice House in Sherrills Ford. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rehobeth United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 356, Terrell, NC 28682 and/or Catawba Regional Hospice, 7473 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.
â€śYou Donate. We Train. People Work.â€ť
Thatâ€™s the motto of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, which opened the doors Wednesday to its newest Career Connections Center in Newton.
Officials from Catawba County, the city of Newton and Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) were all in attendance for the opening of the new center, located on 837 Conover Blvd. West.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 2, Hibriten 1
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln, ppd. to Thursday
Patton at St. Stephens, ppd. to
HIbriten at Fred T. Foard, ppd. (no make up date set)
Hickory 6, Newton-Conover 3 (make up match)
Martin G. Frank, Jr. died on March 16, 2014. Memorials may be given to: American Legion Post 16 of Newton, c/o Honor Guard, PO Box 143, Newton, NC 28658.
Sharon A. Johnston, age 65, of Conover, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at her residence. The Johnston family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Conover.
Alvin Franklin Seitz, 87, of Newton, died Saturday March 15, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Seitz family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton-#828-464-1555.
Anthony â€śTonyâ€ť Dee Gadfield, 57, of Newton, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Brian Center of Hickory. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Back Pack for Kids, P.O. Box 1373, Newton, NC 28658.
Ground was broken Monday evening on the Claremont Spec Building in the Claremont International Business Park.
Officials from Catawba County, the city of Claremont, the Economic Development Corporationâ€™s (EDC) Committee of 100 and Matthews Construction were at the groundbreaking, along with members of Innovate Catawba and other community leaders.
The Ides of March were unkind to the Bandys girls basketball team.
For three quarters, the Lady Trojans seemed on a path destined for a seventh state championship.
Then came the fourth quarter.
T.W. Andrews outscored Bandys, 20-7, in the final stanza en rout to a 57-51 state-title winning victory against the Lady Trojans in Raleigh.