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June 14th

Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2013

Sunday is the day to recognize good old dad for all of the values and lessons that he imparted with you.

Father’s Day was founded in Spokane, Wa. at the YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children there.

Woman arrested for murder

June 14, 2013

Catawba County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alyshia Rachell Wilson, 28, of 2683 JB Rd. in Claremont for one count Felony Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter and one count Felony Conspire to Murder.

Wislon’s charges stem from a shooting in Catawba on Monday that killed A 33-year old man on Edna Street in Catawba.]

Conover cleans up after storm

June 14, 2013

A fast moving powerful storm struck Conover Thursday afternoon and left a trail of damage across the city.

“As of noon today [Friday] we have collected more than 50 tons of debris since clean up efforts began yesterday,” Conover City Manager Donald Duncan said.

June 13th

Two Hickory men convicted

June 13, 2013

Two Hickory men were convicted of unrelated child sex cases in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court this week.

One incident occurred in Newton and the other was in the county.

The first case involved David Allen Hefner, 29, of Hickory, who was convicted of three counts Felony Indecent Liberties with a Child.

Public hearings to be held

June 13, 2013

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings during the regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, June 17, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the 1924 Courthouse at 30 North College Ave. in Newton.

Flag Day

June 13, 2013

Flags will be flapping in a warm stiff breeze today as the United States celebrates Flag Day.

Flag day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.

Barn gone in seconds

June 13, 2013

A barn was destroyed Thursday afternoon on Rhoney Farm Road in the Cooksville community.

A passerby reported to 9-1-1 that there was a barn on fire and heavy smoke coming from it at 4328 Rhoney Farm Rd. a little after 12:30 p.m.

June 12th

Area meth lab raided

June 12, 2013

The Maiden Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators have arrested three people in connection with a possible meth lab at a residence in the 3900 block of Biggerstaff Road.

Splash Pad a huge hit

June 12, 2013

The sound will bring a smile to your face. It is the sound of water falling on concrete punctured with shrieks of joy from young voices.

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.

Washburn re-bounds

June 12, 2013

A new eatery recently re-located to downtown Conover that is sure to get you talking.

It might be the owner, a hulk of a man who stands 6’11” and is a former NBA basketball star, or it could be the good food and friendly eating experience.

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