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March 28th, 2012

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March 28, 2012

Carl Whitener Stewart, 87, of Hickory, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley.  The Stewart family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Schools say beef safe

March 28, 2012

Catawba County school officials say students aren’t eating “pink slime” in their cafeterias.

Administrators and child nutrition directors say their school systems' ground beef does not contain any ammonia-treated beef, which has been scrutinized and called “Pink Slime” by a host of national media outlets and former food scientists in recent weeks.

Maiden students make friends in Canada

March 28, 2012

Students in Julie Young's second-grade class at Tuttle Elementary School recently established a pen-pal relationship with a class at St. Dominic Savio School in Weyburn, a city of about 10,000 people in the southern region of Canada's Saskatchewan province.

"As a teacher, I like to try to help my students be global," Young said, "and see the world outside Maiden."

The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, March 28

March 28, 2012

Senior projects are soaring to innovative new in Discovery High School at Newton-Conover.

One year-long student effort resulted in an a new Android app. Another published a book online. Another senior’s online blog has attracted attention from Russia and Germany.

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Lomboy's two goals lift Hickory past Foard

March 27, 2012

Scoring off the set piece was a problem this season for the Hickory girls soccer team — until Tuesday.

Senior Jackie Lomboy pocketed two set piece goals to push the Lady Red Tornadoes to a 2-1 road victory against Fred T. Foard.

For the complete game story, check out Wednesday's edition of the Observer News Enterprise newspaper.

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians drop second NWC game

March 27, 2012

The St. Stephens baseball team dropped its second conference game of the season on the diamond in a six-inning 13-3 loss to the Pioneers.

Watauga (7-4, 4-2) scored seven runs on six hits in the second inning, which propelled them to the victory.

Max Linnville led the Pioneers with a 3-for-4 performance from athe palte, including a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored.

NASCAR all-star race to be run in 5 segments

March 27, 2012

CONCORD (AP) — NASCAR's annual all-star race will be split into five segments this year, with a mandatory pit stop before the final 10-lap sprint for the $1 million prize.

Catawba County arrests, incidents

March 27, 2012

The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

Arrests
*Jerome Mikal Gray, 17, of Hickory, was arrested on a charge of unauthorized use of conveyance. He was held in the Newton Detention Center on a $1,000 secured bond.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March 27, 2012

John Walter Scott, 85, of Hedrick Street, Newton, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Abernethy Laurels. The Scott family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Newton.

Harry Reese Jr., 92, of Kingston Residence of Hickory, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.  Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Hickory is handling arrangements.

Schools seek end to budget reversions

March 27, 2012

Catawba County Schools is asking the state to end its budget reversion process that stripped the school system of more than $5 million last year.

This week, the Catawba County Schools (CCS) Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution that asked state lawmakers to “eliminate” the discretionary reversion process that has taken away hundreds of millions of dollars from school systems across the state in recent years.

For more of this story, pick up Wednesday's edition of The O-N-E.

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