The O-N-E Morning Read: Thursday, May 10

Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid reminded criminals they can’t out run the law. He chased down a burglar on foot Wednesday.

A familiar face takes over Maiden football. Frank Snider returns to the Blue Devils' Den. The O-N-E first delivered the official announcement online at, and our Twitter followers found out first @TheONENews.

The O-N-E was also first to deliver online details of a wrong-way driver on the four-lane of U.S. 321.

Long-time Newton pharmacist Paul Walker died Wednesday morning. Find out more about the life of the Korean War veteran and community businessman in The O-N-E.

• Bunker Hill’s Lady Bears are back in the softball playoffs for the first time in three years. Can they proceed deep into playoff competition?

• Brackets revealed for softball and baseball playoffs.

• Three Crawdads earn monthly South Atlantic League Awards.

• Check out the MayFEST preview inside OUTLOOK. It includes all the details of Saturday’s festival in downtown Newton.

• Mother’s Day is Sunday. Get some great gift ideas for Moms from the area’s local merchants.

• Bandys girls soccer team advances in state soccer playoffs:

• Proposed state budget restores funding for North Carolina schools:

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ELECTION 2012: By the numbers
• U.S. House District 10 race:

• Catawba County Commission:

• Marriage amendment:

• State and national results: