April 18th, 2012
Todd Church drove in two RBIs and also pitched a complete game to lead Newton-Conover to its fourth victory of the season against East Burke, 9-5.
Chris Aronis also drove in two RBIs, while Michael Woods and Jayme Arnold both went 2-for-4 from the plate.
Other baseball scores
Bunker Hill 10, Draughn 6
Bandys 7, West Caldwell 6
Maiden 9, South Iredell 3
A four-run bottom of the fifth inning helped lift the Hickory Crawdads to a 7-5 victory against the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday at L.P. Frans Stadium.
Trailing 4-3 entering the fifth, but the 'Dads (8-5) took a 6-4 lead behind a two-run triple from second basemen Rougned Odor that scored Jhonny Gomez and Chris Grayson.
A resident stumbled upon human skeletal remains Tuesday morning within a few miles of a Caldwell County area investigators searched 18 months ago looking for Zahra Bakerâ€™s remains.
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.
Claremont rescuers and civic leaders will honor the late councilman P.J. Stanley this weekend during the cityâ€™s annual barbecue event.
â€¨The 12th annual Claremont Rescue Pig Picking and Poker Run will take place all day Saturday throughout the region.
Registration for the event begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Tilleyâ€™s Harley-Davidson in Statesville.
Catawba County has one of the lowest percentages of uninsured people in North Carolina, according to a medicine study released this week.
New data from a North Carolina Institute of Medicine study says Catawba County has about 21,000 uninsured residents ages 0-64.
That makes up about 16.5 percent of the total population, which the study says is one of the lowest percentages statewide.
A. Elizabeth Totherow Gunter, of Gastonia and Lincolnton, died Saturday, April 14, 2012. The Gunter has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
RALEIGH â€” An appeals court says a judge made the right decision when he unsealed search warrants in the case of a 10-year-old disabled girl from Australia whose stepmother killed her in North Carolina.
The debate over a same-sex marriage ban is heating up in Catawba County. Voters will start going to the polls Thursday, and Bandys has a new girls basketball coach.
Details on these stories and more in the Tuesday edition of The Observer News Enterprise and online at www.observernewsonline.com
Persistence paid off for Fred T. Foard on the tennis court Monday.
Tied 4-4 with St. Stephens, the doubles team of Samuel Hefner and Russell Michaels rallied from down two points early in their match with Zach Eddins and Nick Linden to pull the 11-9 comeback on â€śSenior Day.â€ť
Catawba County commissioners adopted a resolution Monday in support of the stateâ€™s marriage amendment â€” making history and setting a â€śprecedentâ€ť by accepting a resolution brought forth by a citizen.