A lucky lottery ticket sold in Catawba County won $1 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The ticket, which beat odds of 1 in 5.1 million to match all five white balls drawn, was sold at Kangaroo Express #3026 on N.C. 10 West in Newton. The numbers for the white balls were 12-17-45-54-58.
ARTfest 2013 was over almost before it started as heavy rains drove away both participants and attendees only an hour into Saturday’s event in downtown Newton. But those who made it out to the event ahead of the weather encountered a range of activities, foods, crafts, storytellers and musicians.