April 3rd, 2014
After being drafted 22nd overall in last yearâ€™s Major League Baseball Draft, Hunter Harvey takes the biggest professional stage of his young career tonight.
The former Bandys High standout competes for the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds (Md.) in Asheville against the Tourists tonight.
Albert â€śFrostyâ€ť Eugene Campbell, 83, of Maiden, died on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to: St. Martinâ€™s Lutheran Church in Maiden or Squire Parsons Evangelical Association, PO Box 279, Leicester, NC 28748.
A seventh grade language arts teacher at Maiden Middle School, Bethany Settlemyre, was selected as the Catawba County Schools Teacher of the Year for the 2012-13 school year.
She is still being recognized for her achievements.
Whitney Marti and Dan Hummert, of Hickory Mazda Mitsubishi, presented her with an award on Wednesday afternoon.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 9, West Iredell 6
Bunker Hill 14, Lincolnton 4
South Iredell 8, Bunker Hill 1
Non-conference match at Catawba Springs (team scores)
T-1. Forestview, 301
T-1. Myers Park, 301
Kay L. Benfield, 56, of Newton passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Brian Center in Viewmont. The Benfield family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Jerry Lester Eckard, 74, of Conover died Monday, March 31, 2014 at his residence. The Eckard family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
After waiting more than five years since his initial arrest, victims of the J.V. Huffman and Biltmore Financial Group, Inc. Ponzi scheme have finally received their money â€” part of it, at least.
Joshua Vance â€śJ.V.â€ť Huffman, of Conover, was arrested on Nov. 7, 2008 after scamming close to 500 people out of approximately $25 million with his company.
Below is a look at Tuesday night's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bandys 3, Newton-Conover 0
Bunker Hill 5, West Caldwell 1
Fred T. Foard 10, St. Stephens 2
Maiden 8, Lincolnton 0
Bandys 11, Newton-Conover 1
Bunker Hill 10, West Caldwell 2
Maiden 10, Lincolnton 1
St. Stephens 15, Fred T. Foard 4
Nancy Gertrude Sigmon Punch, age 92, of Newton, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Punch family.
Grace Wilma Boone, age 91, of Newton, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at her residence. The Boone family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
The sound of a shotgun heard over pouring rain signaled the start of the second annual NC Troopers Footchase 5K and Fun Run in Conover on Saturday.
Nearly 300 participants gathered at the starting line at the new Conover City Park.
From elementary students to adults over 60, the community showed their support for the event which raised money for Catawba Regional Hospice.
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
St. Stephens 8, Maiden 1
Watauga 6, Newton-Conover 3
SD-7 at Catawba Country Club (team scores)
1. Newton-Conover, 159
2. Maiden, 167
3. Lincolnton, 173
4. East Lincoln, 178
5. Bunker Hill, 193
6. Bandys, 196
7. West Lincoln, 199
8. West Caldwell, 217