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October 10th, 2014

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

Woman barricades, shoots self

October 10, 2014

A Hickory woman died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after she barricaded herself in her home and fired shots at officers, according to Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. the Sheriff's Office received a call that a woman was threatening to harm herself. When they arrived at her home, located off 15th Ave. SE, several shots were fired.

Journey of Care

October 10, 2014

Lending a hand to someone can be rewarding, especially when that someone is facing an extremely difficult time. For Catawba Valley Medical Center Patient Navigator Kim Weaver, that has become a part of her day-to-day life.

October 9th

JV FOOTBALL: Thursday's county scores

October 9, 2014

Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:

Junior varsity football scores
Bunker Hill at East Lincoln, ppd. to Monday
Hibriten 42, Fred T. Foard 0
Lincolnton 35, Bandys 6
Maiden 27, West Lincoln 21
Patton 30, St. Stephens 0
South Caldwell 28, Hickory 16
West Lincoln 42, Newton-Conover 14

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's sports scores

October 9, 2014

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

Bunker Hill 3, East Lincoln 1
Maiden 3, West Caldwell 0
Newton-Conover 3, West Lincoln 0

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 6, Alexander Central 1

Lott visits LR

October 9, 2014

Four-time Super Bowl winner Ronnie Lott, left, talks with Lenoir-Rhyne Football Head Coach Ian Shields after speaking with the team on Wednesday. Full story on Page 3.

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

Growing Greatness

October 9, 2014

Melissa Early is not your typical young adult. While other young women seem to be interested in celebrity gossip, the latest fashion trends and exercising to wear them, she is trying to stand apart. Early would rather put on a pair of overalls, get into the dirt, and grow something useful. Her goal is to produce healthy vegetables and inspire other young people to do so also.

Candidates Forum

October 9, 2014

A group of candidates running for different positions in North Carolina gathered at the Newton--Conover Auditorium on Thursday for a Candidates Forum leading up to the 2014 General Election.

Candidates for Catawba County Board of Commissioners Kitty Barnes (R), Randy Ishenhower (R), Sherry Butler (R), Charlotte Williams (D), and write-in candidate Ed Ide were in attendance.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

October 9, 2014

Carroll Lee Day Jr. 56 of Taylorsville died Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. He was born September 4th, 1958. The family will receive friends immediately following the ceremony.

October 8th

For Alec and Justin: Bunker Hill caps an emotional week with 3-0 victory over Maiden

October 8, 2014

Battling for the chance to win a conference championship, Wednesday’s volleyball game between Bunker Hill and Maiden went far beyond the court of play.

After losing classmates Alec Sigmon and Justin Turner late last week in a tragic car crash, the Lady Bears played with heavy hearts and precise focus in a 3-0 victory against the Lady Blue Devils.

The Bunker Hill volleyball team completed the Catawba County playoff gauntlet on Saturday, and in...
Rushing for 449 yards, Lincolnton dominated in its football game Friday night at Gurley Stadium,...
Down 14-0 in the first quarter to Hickory, the Fred T. Foard football didn't fret. The Tigers...


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