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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.

June 10th

Flocking to Rock Barn

June 10, 2014

A Friday evening was filled with food, music and fun all going to benefit one local soup kitchen.

The Corner Table held their inaugural Feed the Flock Gala at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover. The event was sponsored by 22 business including L.R. Wooten Building...

Man drowns at Murray’s Mill

June 10, 2014

Richard Cain, of Charlotte and Richard Black, of Statesville, were fishing at Murray's Mill on Sunday when their boat capsized in the water.

Black made it shore, but Cain never surfaced.

"He looked back and all he could see was the hand and top of the head," said Officer Carson Rogers with the NC Wildlife Commission. Rogers is heading up the investigation and has been speaking...

Maiden Robbery Suspect Arrested

June 10, 2014

On Monday June 2 2014 at 11:27 AM, the TAS Drug located at 201 Island Ford Road in Maiden was robbed by a then unknown male subject.

He presented a threatening note to pharmacy staff declaring he had a gun and demanding pharmacy staff give him certain specific controlled substance medication.

A new future

June 10, 2014

65 years of tradition will be coming to an end this month for members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Newton.

"I'm not sad at all," said Jimmy Martin, president of the congregation.
"It's nice to see that the building will continue on as a church."

Holy Cross has been bought by Calvary Chapel from Huntersville.

Scenes of states

June 10, 2014

Bunker Hill baseball players Zachariah Patton (22), Kyle Lineberger (11), Hayden McGraw (10) and Clay Ervin (19) watch their teammates compete against Midway in the second game of the 2A State Title Series on Saturday at UNC-Greensboro. For images from the state championship series, see Page 8, and for complete coverage of the series,

Through the trails of being an undrafted rookie, Brian Roberts hard work paid off on Wednesday. The...
Madi Story went out a winner Monday night during the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West...
In a game that included five ejections, the Catawba County Hornets defeated the rival Carolina...

 

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