March 26th, 2014
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 9, Bandys 3
Fred T. Foard 6, Hickory 2
Maiden 7, West Lincoln 4
Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 1
South Caldwell 8, St. Stephens 1
Bunker Hill at Bandys, ppd. to April 10
Fred T. Foard 12, Hickory 2
Newton-Conover 5, Lincolnton 4 (from Wednesday)
Merle Louise Sigmon Simmons, age 87, of Newton, died Monday, March 24, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Memorials may be made to: New Vision Church or Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton.
Sylvia Sherrill Gantt, 67, of Newton passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Brian Center â€“ East. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
The Main branch of the Catawba County Library System in Newton boarded a train to the past on Tuesday for a presentation that dated all the way back to 1853.
In conjunction with the Catawba County Genealogical Society, Tammy Wilson presented â€śOrphan Train.â€ť
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Newton-Conover 7, Lincolnton 1
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 0
Newton-Conover 5, Lincolnton 4
Below is a look at Tuesday's sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill at Bandys, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at Lincolnton, ppd. to Wednesday
West Lincoln at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday 5 p.m.
Hickory at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to Wednesday 5 p.m.
St. Stephens at South Caldwell, ppd. to Wednesday
Richard Emery Hedrick, 90, of Conover, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. The Hedrick family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Oscar Martin Conner Jr. 84 of Hickory, died Sunday March 23, 2014 at his residence. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Road Newton, NC 28658.
haron Leatherman Lutz, 57, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice after a long courageous battle with cancer. The Lutz family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
Jeffery Todd Jarrett, age 52, of Newton, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his residence. Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society.
With digital distractions like Snapchat and Angry Birds, reading is often seen as a dying pastime among younger generations.
One local Girl Scout, Jessica Shook, of Conover, set out to change that mindset with her recent service project, â€śReading for Fun.â€ť
Wet weather last week may have delayed the Southern District 7 golfers from competing on the course, but it could not delay another Newton-Conover victory.
The Red Devils (161 strokes) once again was victorious in their second match of the season, defeating Lincolnton by 12 strokes, at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.
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The Newton-Conover Education Foundation will be holding their eighth annual Red Hot Spelling Bee presented by The Observer News Enterprise and Outlook on March 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Newton-Conover High School.