November 1st, 2013
Shirley Jean Riedel Braunsteiner, age 66, of Newton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at her residence. The Braunsteiner family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Mildred Louise Heavner Finger, 89, of Lincolnton died Oct. 31, 2013, at
In partnership with Appalachian State University, Catawba County operates a 7,381-square-foot center for biodiesel research, development and production.
â€śI cried when my momma took me out of school in the 10th-grade,â€ť said Mary Louise Sigmon-Harris, 93. â€śWe didnâ€™t have free text books and things. It was during the Great Depression and there wasnâ€™t any money around. I couldnâ€™t dress like the others, but I had a good, sharp mind.â€ť
The Maiden and East Lincoln football teams collide on the gridiron tonight with the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A on the line.
The winner of tonight's "Showdown of the Season" will likely be the 2013 SD-7 prep football champion.
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 22, West Lincoln 14
East Lincoln 18, Maiden 12
Freedom 25, St. Stephens 14
Hickory 33, Watauga 7
Newton-Conover 20, Bunker Hill 0
South Caldwell 55, Fred T. Foard 16
Below is a look at Saturday's boys prep soccer playoff games, along with game times:
Newton-Conover (15-4-2) at Trinity (19-3), 6 p.m.
Northwest Cabarrus (13-6-2) at Fred T. Foard (15-5-3), 6 p.m.
St. Stephens (12-7-3) at Freedom (15-3-2), 6 p.m.
Roby Hardin, 87, of Conover died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the Brian Center East. He was born April 10, 1926. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
To celebrate Halloween this weekend, several horses and their local friends masqueraded at Longview Equestrian Center on Settlemyre Bridge Road. Attendees were later judged with the first- and second-place winners appearing here.
NEWTON â€” Coming off of its first-ever conference championship, the Fred T. Foard boys soccer team continued its momentum this season with 6-2 victory against West Henderson in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Wednesday.
The Tigers (16-5-3) scored early and often in the contest.
Below is a look at Wednesday's 2A and 3A boys soccer playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Newton-Conover 5, West Davidson 3
Trinity 1, Bunker Hill 0 (Bears finish season 7-10-3)
Owen 4, Bandys 0 (Trojans finish season 9-13)
Saturday's second round games
Newton-Conover (15-4-2) at Trinity (19-3)