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March 13th, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014

Dorothy “Dot” Rose Eckard Sipe, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed peacefully into eternal glory with her Creator on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 after a period of declining health at Conover Nursing Home. The Sipe family has entrusted arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover, NC.

March 12th

Volunteers gear up to help save lives

March 12, 2014

Survivors often have hills to climb. For Carla Davis, those became physical hills at the first annual Get Your Rear In Gear 5k Run/Walk in Hickory last year.

Davis is a 10-year colon cancer survivor who firmly believes that early detection of colon cancer saves lives. She will be serving as a team captain for the Get Your Rear in Gear event on March 22.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's prep scores

March 12, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's scores and postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard at Bunker Hill, ppd. to Thursday

Girls soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Maiden 0
Bandys at North Lincoln, ppd.
St. Stephens at Wilkes Central, ppd. to Thursday

Boys tennis
Fred T. Foard at East Burke, no report

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014

Hope Brooks, age 60, of Hickory, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 28148-0142

James Julius Funk II, 83, of Conover, died on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Conover. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

March 11th

Red Wolf Farms stars on ‘Food Court Wars’

March 11, 2014

Catawba County gets a chance to shine in the television spotlight this weekend.

Red Wolf Farm in Maiden will be featured on an episode of "Food Court Wars,” which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on Food Network.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's spring sports scores

March 11, 2014

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

Baseball
East Lincoln 9, Bandys 8
Fred T. Foard 7, Freedom 0
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 3
Watauga 7, St. Stephens 3
West Caldwell 9, Newton-Conover 0

Softball
Bandys 12, East Lincoln 8
Bunker Hill 7, Maiden 2
Freedom 3, Fred T. Foard 2
St. Stephens 10, Watauga 0

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014

Margaret Elizabeth Setzer Starnes, 91, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Granite Falls, peacefully passed away March 8, 2014, at Catawba Valley Regional Hospice. The Starnes family has entrusted service arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.

March 10th

New animal shelter opens this spring

March 10, 2014

Construction is well underway for Catawba County's new Animal Shelter in Newton.

Along with the shelter comes an extension of a current partnership between the county and the Humane Society of Catawba County.

The shelter will provide new features and additions to the Humane Society's current location in Hickory, and both will be utilized to get county animals to good homes.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday's prep scores

March 10, 2014

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

Girls soccer
Maiden 2, North Lincoln 1

Boys tennis
East Burke at Maiden, no report

Northwestern 3A/4A golf
1. Hibriten, 158
2. St. Stephens, 163
3. Watauga, 166
4. Hickory, 173
5. South Caldwell, 180
6. Fred T. Foard, 183
7. Patton, 191
8. Freedom, 195

Saturday, March 8, 2014

March 10, 2014

Mary Norris Drum, 95 of Hickory, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family of Mary Norris Drum.

Robin Sharpe Benfield, 56 of Claremont, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Benfield family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

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