The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, June 12

Newton-Conover City Schools added a familiar face to its Board of Education on Monday night, two sisters plan to open a bakery this summer in downtown Newton, and a Hickory-based Latino ministry recently changed relocated to a church.

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On the web
* Newton-Conover City Schools appointed former Newton mayor Bob Mullinax to its Board of Education on Monday night to serve the remaining 17 months of Kyle Drum’s term. Drum left the school board at the end of May as he and his family moved to Davie County.

Print edition of The O-N-E
* Judy Early and Teresa Blalock already operate a bakery in Early’s home. Now, the sisters plan to take their baking prowess to downtown Newton — at Marie & Twannette’s. More details in Tuesday’s print edition of The O-N-E.

* Centro Latino, a ministry that serves thousands of Catawba County Latino citizens, recently relocated to Maiden Chapel Baptist Church. For more details, pick up Tuesday’s The O-N-E.

* Authorities arrested a fifth suspect in an April gang-related shooting this past weekend. Learn more about the ongoing case in The O-N-E.

Also inside
* Letter carriers recently collected food to support Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry as it helps feed the hungry.

* Tammy Wilson suggests a database option for those preparing for major tests. Read more in her weekly Catawba County Library column.

In Sports
* The Junior Golf Tour began its 2012 summer season Monday morning at Lincoln Country Club. For photos, complete scores and a look at the upcoming tour sites, pick up The O-N-E.

* Hickory American Legion Post 48 improved to 8-1 with a 15-13 win over Wilkes County this past weekend. Read more in Tuesday’s The O-N-E.

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