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October 6th, 2014

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's sports scores

October 6, 2014

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

Hickory 3, Fred T. Foard 0
St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 1

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 5, Hickory 0
Maiden at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover 3, Bandys 0
St. Stephens 6, South Caldwell 2

Saturday, October 4, 2014

October 6, 2014

Shari Lynne Deal, age 51, of Newton, passed away Friday, October 03, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Thomas “Tommy” Danner 69 of Catawba died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced in Sunday’s edition by Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

Lail is Bandys Homecoming Queen

October 6, 2014

Jessica Lail is Bandys High School’s homecoming queen. She is the daughter of Darrell and Lisha Lail. While attending BHS Jessica has been involved in FCA, Varsity Green and Varsity Cheerleader. She is a member of the Catawba Valley Baptist Youth Group. Following graduation Jessica plans to attend UNC Charlotte and major in early education or nursing.

Candidates visit BHHS

October 6, 2014

NC Senate Candidates Andy Wells, Pat Hensley and Emily Church stopped by Bunker Hill High School Friday morning to talk with the AP US Government and Politics class.

Wig Walk

October 6, 2014

Victims, survivors and supporters all gathered together on Sept. 13 to take part in the annual Catawba County Wig Walk.

“We started the Wig Walk last year,” said Peggy Messick, Catawba County Wig Bank’s Chairperson. “Members Credit Union approached us and asked if we wanted to do the event. It was a blessing, we had come really close to shutting our doors last year due to lack of funds.”

Claremont Cafe recognized in ‘Our State’

October 6, 2014

A true community staple can be found in the heart of Claremont, coated in chili, slaw and mustard. That local favorite is the Claremont Café.

“We’re just a small family run restaurant,” said Angie Aitken, employee and daughter of café owner.

Angie’s grandfather, Eugene Hoke, opened Claremont Café in 1938.

VIDEO: Panthers beat Bears, 31-24

October 6, 2014

NFL on FOX recap the Panthers' nail-biting victory.

October 5th

Panthers erase deficit, end skid with win over Bears

October 6, 2014

Only fitting that Sunday's NFL match up between Carolina and Chicago came down to the play of a former Bear.

Tight end Greg Olsen caught two touchdown passes, helping the Panthers erase an early deficit and end a two-game losing streak with a 31-24 victory.

October 4th

Niners fall behind early, lose 27-24 to Bulldogs

October 5, 2014

Falling behind 14-3 early against Gardner-Webb, the UNC Charlotte football team was faced with an uphill task.

The 49ers dropped their third-straight game by a touchdown or less to the Bulldogs on Saturday in Boiling Springs, 27-24.

Matt Johnson led the Niners, completing 12-of-27 passes for 255 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Bears stay perfect on the year, beat Tornados, 48-17

October 5, 2014

The No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne football team matched its best start since 1962 with a 48-17 win over Brevard on Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference action.

Lenoir-Rhyne senior quarterback Miles Freeman rushed for three scores and passed for another as the Bears built a 41-0 halftime lead en route to the easy win at Brevard Memorial Stadium.

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