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June 11th, 2014

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

With all of its roster, Hickory battles Cherryville

June 10, 2014

With a complete roster of players, Hickory Post 48 went to battle on Tuesday night against rival Cherryville at Henkel-Alley Field at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

Fresh off their 2A title series appearance, Bunker Hill players Colton Chapman, Cameron Chapman and Jordan Eckard all started in the contest.

Bears end dream season as 2A state runners-up

June 10, 2014

With tears in their eyes, Marty Curtis addressed the Bunker Hill baseball team following its 4-2 loss to Midway in the third game of 2A state championship series on Saturday at UNC-Greensboro.

Sheriff and sons working together

June 10, 2014

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid runs a tight ship in his office. If you're family, it's a little tighter.

"I'm one of those dads that expect more out of their sons than they do anybody else," Reid said. "I'm a little harder on them, but I try not to get too involved in anything job related with them."

Reid has three sons and they each chose to follow his footsteps into law enforcement.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

June 10, 2014

John Thomas “Jack” Adair died unexpectedly after a brief illness on Saturday, June 7, 2014. He was 85 years old. The Adair family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

Drew Marian Spencer, 21, of Hickory, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014. The Spencer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. NC.

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,

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