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'Muffled drums:' 5 Conover men witness history

November 21, 2013

(Photo by Don Barker)

CONOVER — Don Barker remembers the sights and sounds of Nov. 24, 1963 like they were just yesterday.

“Muffled drums,” said Barker, a former events photographer at the Observer News Enterprise. “It haunts me to this day.”

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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