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August 21st, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014

Donald Ray Sherrill, 74, of Maiden passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at his residence. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, from 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. at the church.

Low cost meds at Foothills Wellness

August 21, 2014

Foothills Wellness Clinic at HSCC-Hickory offers low cost vaccines, heartworm tests, and pest solutions for pets. The upcoming clinic dates are Friday, August 22nd, 12 – 4 pm; Friday, September 5th, 12 – 4 pm; Saturday, September 20th, 9 am– 2 pm. Heartworm, flea, and tick prevention are available for purchase during normal business hours.

Patriotic babies, animals and country music

August 21, 2014

The week-long 125th Soldiers Reunion continues to see a huge turnout as Wednesday welcomed the Soldiers Reunion Baby Parade, Pet Mania and a double-dose of country music, headlined by Confederate Railroad.

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.

Salute to Soldiers

August 21, 2014

"It's nice to know that, even after all this time and all these years, that people still appreciate us," said Peggy Isaac, of Newton. "It makes you feel good when people thank you, as a veteran. We went into service to protect the community, so that they could have celebrations and activities like Soldiers Reunion.

August 20th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Wednesday's sports scoreboard

August 21, 2014

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

Bandys 3, South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens 3, North Gaston 1

Boys soccer
Asheville 2, Hickory 0
Bunker Hill 9, Cherryville 0
Maiden 5, East Burke 2

August 19th

Panthers RB Barner traded to Eagles for draft pick

August 20, 2014

Kenjon Barner is joining his former college coach, Chip Kelly, as part of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The second-year Carolina Panthers running back was traded to the Eagles on Tuesday for a 2015 conditional seventh-round pick.

County teams feature a number of talented backs

August 19, 2014

Catawba County's football teams possess a talented group of running backs this fall.

Returning to the field are a number of extraordinary runners.

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.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Monday, Tuesday sports scores

August 19, 2014

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

Bunker Hill 3, North Lincoln 1
Fred T. Foard 3, Lincolnton 0
West Iredell 3, St. Stephens 1 (from Monday)

Boys soccer
Fred T. Foard 0, Lake Norman 0
Fred T. Foard 4, South Iredell 4 (from Monday)
Hickory 4, Bunker Hill 2 (from Monday)

Girls tennis

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014

Kim Marie Jones Summey, age 52. Of Newton passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Summey family.

Kenneth Shook, 78, went home to be with his Lord and family on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Newton. Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover is honored to be serving the Shook family.

Cadets at Carolina

August 19, 2014

Six Fred T. Foard ROTC students got to experience a brand new view of Bank of America Stadium on Sunday.

The cadets presented the colors before the Carolina Panthers took the field to face the Kansas City Chiefs for their second preseason game this year.

Giving up the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers were...
Maiden hadn’t made many mistakes in its first three football games this season. Game No. 4 Friday...
With a 24-6 lead at halftime, the St. Stephens football team appeared heading for its second win of...


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