Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
Barbara Phillips and Jean Stewart work to design the quilt wall hangings for Quilts of the Valley Quilt Show. The show, located in the Hickory Metro Convention Center, runs Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Admission is $5 for a one-day pass and $7 for a three-day pass
Bunker Hill high school student and football player will be back in court for another assault charge.
A southern Lincoln County homeowner arrived home around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday to find a car in his driveway and several males standing outside the vehicle. The man called 9-1-1 and reported a crime in progress.
Runners filled Newton's Southside Park Wednesday, Oct. 10, for the 20th Annual United Way Unifour Cross Country Invitational. Thirty-five schools and more than 1,050 runners participated in the annual event.
Catawba Valley Quilters Guild welcomes quilter enthusiasts and shoppers alike during its Oct. 12-14 weekend event at the Metro Convention Center in Hickory. The event starts Friday morning and runs until Sunday afternoon and features quilts, homemade items and supplies for all levels of quilters.
During the month of October, Catawba County citizens won’t have to look far to find flu shots.
Catawba County Public Health and Catawba County Council on Aging are both holding several flu vaccine clinics throughout the month at different locations.
From a fourth grade student who couldn’t pay attention in class to a 17 year-old professional long driver, Trent Scruggs has come along way. Scruggs started playing golf at age nine, before that he become home schooled. When Scruggs was in the fourth grade he left public school.
Above: Trent Scruggs shows off his professional long driving skills during the Trick Shot Exhibition on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Greater Hickory Classic. Below: Scruggs shakes hands with Champions Tour Pro Fred Funk during the Dale Jarrett Celebrity Shootout.
The Catawba County Animal Shelter is working hard to adopt out pets while conducting cleaning efforts. The county is continuing its sanitizing routine that happens twice a year in the shelter. The cleaning effort is to prevent outbreaks of disease. The shelter had an outbreak in the fall of 2010, but doesn’t currently have any diseases in the shelter.