Mary Calaway Campbell, loving wife of Buford T. Campbell, surrounded by her children, left her earthly home to enter her heavenly home on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at the age of 77. The Campbell family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
The winds that reached nearly 200 mph from Typhoon Haiyan were felt far beyond the islands of the Philippines and into the state of North Carolina as the storm ripped through homes and took the lives that stood in its path.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Observer News Enterprise visited local people in the city of Newton to pose the question, â€śWhat do you love about Catawba County?â€ť
â€śOne on O-N-Eâ€ť is a weekly segment in the Observer News Enterprise newspaper, which poses a question to three random local people.
The Newton-Conover boys basketball team earned a 12-point victory against rival Hickory on the basketball court on Tuesday, 85-73.
Tuesday also marked the head coaching debut of Andy Poplin for Hickory. Poplin replaced Lavell Hall after last season.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 57, Fred T. Foard 19
Bandys 77, St. Stephens 38
Hickory 87, Newton-Conover 24
Bunker Hill 49, Fred T. Foard 45
Newton-Conover 85, Hickory 73
St. Stephens 71, Bandys 57
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep wrestling scores involving Catawba County teams:
Fred T. Foard 45, Davie County 18
Fred T. Foard 53, North Gaston 27
Newton-Conover 33, Alexander Central 24
St. Stephens 52, Maiden 18
West Wilkes 43, Bandys 36
Natine Drum Lineberger, 81 of Maiden passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at her residence. The Lineberger family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111
NEWTON â€” The Catawba County Board of Commissioners is working to plan for next year, which included electing both a chairperson and vice chairperson of the board on Monday morning at the old Newton Courthouse.
Katherine â€śKittyâ€ť Barnes, who served as chairperson in 2013, was re-elected to her position.
When it came time to electing a vice-chair, there was a change in leadership.
The city of Newton held its annual â€śLight Up the Townâ€ť celebration on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. on the 1924 Courthouse Square in downtown Newton.
For pictures from the event, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise!
The town of Maiden held its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.
For pictures of the parade, pick up a copy of Tuesday's Observer News Enterprise.