The O-N-E Morning Read: Veterans Day 11-11-11

Thank you veterans.

The Observer-News-Enterprise is proud to salute the men and women who served in our nation’s military, and the Veterans Day newspaper features the next in a series of o-N-E stories focused on the military members who fought for our freedom.

Pick up a copy of The O-N-E on Friday, or visit to read the story of Billy Hoke’s service during World War II. Also inside The O-N-E, readers find a Veterans salute from Coast Guard veteran Robert Morrison.

Long-time Claremont public servant P.J. Stanley received North Carolina’s highest civilian honor, posthumously. Stanley died Sept. 21 and Claremont town leaders honored his memory this week.

Also inside the print edition of The O-N-E find out about a new law that could create new expenses for Catawba County’s Sheriff’s Department as it is required to automatically seize any vehicle involved in a speeding to elude arrest incident.

Other news in the Veterans Day edition of The O-N-E includes:

• SPORTS: Its football playoff time, and the Maiden Blue Devils, Bandys Trojans and Hickory Red Tornadoes hit the road for Round 2. Check out the game of the week in The O-N-E print edition to see how the Catawba County teams match up against the competition. GO BLUE DEVILS! GO TROJANS! GO TORNADOES! Be sure to visit for football game coverage after tonight’s games.

Also in sports read how the CVCC Lady Bucs nearly hit the century mark in a basketball win over Milligan.

• Perspective: During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month, O-N-E Editor Matthew Tessnear reminds readers that nearly 13,000 North Carolinians are homeless. Many of us are just one bad break away from joining that population.

• American Profile features simple variations on traditional dishes.

• Thieves stole cop car parts. Catawba County Meals on Wheels is hoping to raise $25,000 by raffling a beautiful holiday quilt. The Catawba County Extension Office delivers tips for preparing this year’s turkey.

Find these stories, obituaries, comics and classifieds all inside The O-N-E’s print edition and online at