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June 17th

Splish-splashing in the heat

June 17, 2014

The Splash Pad in Conover was busy on Monday as school-age kids celebrate their first day out for summer.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

June 16th

Arrest made in rape investigation

June 16, 2014

Troy Daniel Hamilton, 36, of S. Ashe Ave. Newton, was arrested and charged with felony first degree rape.

The incident was called into police on June 9 at approximately 4:07 a.m. and occurred at 2308 N. Anderson Ave. in Newton, officials said.

Hats off to N-CHS

June 16, 2014

203 seniors turned their tassels Friday night during Newton-Conover High School’s 2014 graduation.

Blazing the trail

June 16, 2014

Catawba County’s new thread trail project is now well underway.

Volunteers have been working on the new half of mile trail segment that will connect Heritage Trail onto Radio Station Road in Newton. With the completion of the segment, it will create a 6.3-mile continuous trail connecting the cities of Newton and Conover.

Marking tires, meeting people

June 16, 2014

Citizens of Newton are used to seeing a few familiar faces walking the streets of downtown. Both of Newton's Parking Enforcement officers have worked for the city for more than 20 years.

"I just really love this job," said officer Ken Campbell. "I enjoy being out here every day in Newton."

June 13th

Take a Kid Fishing Day

June 13, 2014

Looking for something to do this week, then head on down to the lake.
The city of Newton Recreation Department will be holding their 10th annual Take a Kid Fishing Day at Herman’s Fish Lake from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Corner Table serving more

June 13, 2014

Changes are coming to the local Newton soup kitchen.

South Newton Science Fair

June 13, 2014

South Newton Elementary School fifth-grade-student Trey Kennedy blows air into a container of water as classmate Karle Davis looks on during Thursday's science fair. The experiment was used to simulate fluid movements during a volcano.

June 11th

Pedal Shack comes to Newton

June 11, 2014

The city of Newton has a new home for its bicycle needs.

The Pedal Shack opened their doors in downtown Newton on June 2. The shop sells different types of bikes such as mountain, racing and utility. The name brands that owner Steve Fish carries are Felt, GT and Schwinn. The shop also sells apparel and parts for bikes. They also repair bikes.

Council Vs. Budget, Round 2

June 11, 2014

The weather wasn’t the only thing that got heated on Tuesday.

The Newton City Council held a budget workshop to discuss any changes they want for the 2014-15 fiscal year budget.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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