The O-N-E Morning Read: Tuesday, March 27
A man escaped serious injury when the medical supply van he was driving was hit by a freight train in Claremont on Monday.
Pick up the Tuesday edition of The O-N-E to find out what happens when you try to out-run a train — and lose.
A Morganton man was sentenced to at least 18.5 years in prison for the second-degree murder of an 82-year-old military veteran during a Conover home invasion in 2004. Two others involved in the fatal beating are already serving jail terms.
Ex-NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield will soon get his day in court, but it won’t be for his lawsuit against NASCAR for a 2009 suspension from motor sports. A federal appeal court refused to hear his case, but he is still facing felony drug and theft charges in Catawba and Caldwell counties.
Two teens have been charged in the murder of a Hickory cab driver last summer. The girls join three other men between the ages of 18 and 22 that have been charged with killing Adam Williams outside a LongHorn Steak House last summer.
• Maiden shut out East Burke on the baseball diamond, 10-0.
• Lenoir-Rhyne’s Marie Mauhar was names South Atlantic Conference player of the week.
• Check out The O-N-E prep notebook for details on sports results from Monday’s action in baseball, softball, soccer and golf: www.observernewsonline.com/content/prep-notebook-bears-improve-4-1-cvac.
• Find out when you favorite high school sports teams will compete in The O-N-E sports schedule for the week: www.observernewsonline.com/content/o-n-e-weekly-sports-schedule-0.
• Students seeking homework help have a resource at Catawba County’s libraries. Read more about NC LIVE in The O-N-E.
• Shurtape hosted 240 eigth-graders as it promotes the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematic education.
• Students in the Catawba Valley Community College dental hygiene program recently helped deliver treatment for children facing risk of dental decay.
• Catawba County recently honored 12 new members of the Quarter Century Club. Who’s are the new inductees in the group that salutes 25 years of service or more? Find out in The O-N-E.
• The O-N-E sports editor Cody Dalton encourages the community to support Saint Strong, a fund-raiser for three St. Stephens High School students battling cancer.