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April 3rd, 2015

Two teens suffer burns during youth group project in Conover

April 3, 2015

Two teenagers were airlifted to Wake Forest Burn Center in Winston-Salem after a Sterno heater exploded during a youth group project on Wednesday.

The teens, who have not been identified, were working with other youth at The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-Day Saints, located at 502 Thornburg Drive NE in Conover, and supervised by adults when the incident occurred around 7:45 p.m.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 12 Adorable Easter Crafts For Kids

April 3, 2015

Just in time for Easter, try out these 12 easy and fun crafts with your kids. From bunny ears to almond wreaths, it's fun for the entire family!

April 2nd

PREP NOTEBOOK: Thursday's prep scoreboard

April 2, 2015

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

Baseball
East Lincoln 11, Bandys 5
Maiden 5, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 5, West Caldwell 3
St. Stephens 6, Watauga 4

Softball
Bunker Hill 18, Maiden 6 (five innings)
East Lincoln 7, Bandys 4
Freedom 6, Fred T. Foard 3
Newton-Conover 7, West Caldwell 2

Newton FD gets new sign

April 2, 2015

The Newton Fire Department’s future headquarters recived its new sign on Wednesday as the station gets ready for the big move later this month.

Newton woman arrested for possession

April 2, 2015

Chelsea Renee Scully, 22, of Holly Springs Drive in Newton was arrested by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.

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.

Homeless man faces drug charges

April 2, 2015

Troy Daniel Hamilton, 37, of Newton was arrested by Newton Police on Tuesday.

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

‘Shady’ Neighbor Causes Alarm

April 2, 2015

When the Newton Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) arrived at 1855 Shady Drive in Newton yesterday, neighbors said they weren't surprised.

The SBI reported to the scene to help with the investigation of a methamphetamine lab around 1:30 p.m., said Newton Police Maj. Tim Hayes.

April 1st

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scores

April 1, 2015

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

Baseball
Maiden 8, St. Stephens 7

Boys tennis
Fred T. Foard 9, Freedom 0
Newton-Conover 9, Bandys 0
St. Stephens 8, Fred T. Foard 1 (from Tuesday)

Boys golf (SD-7 at Rock Barn)
1. Newton-Conover, 302 (Medalist - Trey Burton with a 71)
2. East Lincoln, 332

Meth lab busted in Newton

April 1, 2015

When the Newton Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) arrived at 1855 Shady Drive in Newton yesterday, neighbors said they weren't surprised.

The SBI reported to the scene to help with the investigation of a methamphetamine lab around 1:30 p.m., said Newton Police Maj. Tim Hayes.

Pairings for 25th Annual Easter Classic are released

April 1, 2015

The pairings for the 25th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic were released on Wednesday.

The event, which starts on Monday, will feature Hickory, St. Stephens, Fred T. Foard, Bunker Hill, Maiden, Newton-Conover, Watauga and West Caldwell.

The tournament will take place at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

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