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Mundy, Robinson celebrate more than 100 years

December 14, 2013

On June 4, 1919, Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote.

That day in Catawba County, then 10-year-old Lois Mundy remembers her dad coming in to tell her mom the good news.

Ninety-four years and 16 presidents later, Mundy has never missed a chance to vote.

Mayfield mansion burning cancelled due to rain

December 14, 2013

A controlled burn scheduled on Saturday for the former mansion of Jeremy Mayfield has been cancelled.

Catawba Fire Department officials cancelled the schedule burn due to inclement weather.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

Newton man arrested possession of marijuana

December 14, 2013

A Newton man was arrested early Thursday morning after a traffic stop yielded a large amount of marijuana.

Thirty-five year old Mark Anthony Farley, of 303 South Derby Ave., was stopped for speeding in his 2001 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 a.m. on the 400 block of U.S. 70 SE.

It wasn’t pretty, but Newton-Conover was able to end its two-game losing skid in the rain on Friday...
Despite trailing 14-13 at halftime, the Fred T. Foard football team was outscored 19-7 in the...
Below is a look at tonight's prep football scores in Catawba County and across the state of North...

 

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