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November 20th, 2014

Making Connections

November 20, 2014

Members of the Connections program in Newton will be cooking up chili for a good cause at their annual fundraiser on Dec. 3.

The Edison Project

November 20, 2014

A partnership between Catawba County, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Catawba Valley Community College, Lenoir-Rhyne University and area businesses has landed three local entrepreneurs with large checks to cash for their business start-ups based out of the Unifour area.

November 19th

Despite buzzer-beater, Lady Red Devils fall in opener

November 19, 2014

Fighting back from a first-half deficit against Lincoln Charter, the Newton-Conover girls basketball team came within inches of potentially winning its opener against the Lady Eagles on Wednesday.

At the buzzer, the Lady Red Devils’ Jalyn Ramseur made a game-tying jumper, which was originally ruled a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

November 19, 2014

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Prep wrestling
Fred T. Foard 57, West Iredell 15
Newton-Conover 80, Stuart Cramer 0
Newton-Conover 60, North Lincoln 12

Girls basketball
Lincoln Charter 46, Newton-Conover 45

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November 19, 2014

Elbon Eugene Eckard, age 72, of Conover went to his heavenly home Friday, November 14, 2014. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Eckard family.

Alma Inez Reitzel Hefner, 93, of Hickory, NC, passed away, Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Hefner family.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

November 19, 2014

Evelyn Ledford Barlowe, age 79, of Conover passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Brian Center- East in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Barlowe family.

Veterans’ Garden

November 19, 2014

On Nov. 8, against the backdrop of a decorated military transport truck and equipment trailer, the Small Town Main Street-Veterans Garden of Honor (STMS-VGH) Committee hosted its official Groundbreaking Ceremony for a garden tribute to be built in the Town of Catawba to honor military Veterans and their families.

A helping hand

November 19, 2014

James Lutton’s face lit up with excitement when he saw the shiny, red mechanical hand that had been made just for him. Once he was all strapped in, six-year-old James was able to do something he had never been able to do - pick things up with his left hand.

November 18th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Tuesday's sports scoreboard

November 18, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
Fred T. Foard 60, West Lincoln 32
North Lincoln 74, Bandys 25

Girls basketball
Bandys 81, North Lincoln 14
West Lincoln 35, Fred T. Foard 28

St. Stephens 72, Draughn 9
St. Stephens 48, West Caldwell 27

November 17th

Saturday, November 15, 2014

November 17, 2014

Carlene Joan Martin Houk, 52, of Maiden passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at her residence. She was born January 23, 1962 Guilford Co. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Houk Family.

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Girls basketball...
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