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Lenoir-Rhyne Football Players Help Historical Association

April 27, 2015

Lenoir-Rhyne Coach Mayur Chaudhari and ten football players had a different kind of workout a few Saturdays ago. They came to help the Historical Association of Catawba County move its collection items to a new storage facility. The big moving day was Saturday, April 11th and the HACC was fortunate to have five players help in the morning and five in the afternoon.

Treating the trees right

April 27, 2015

A Chinese Proverb says, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.” With that said, The City of Newton recognizes this and with joyful eagerness recently planted trees at Newton’s new fire department. These trees are just a small piece of a bigger plan to inspire and promote tree awareness for residents.

A special day for special athletes

April 27, 2015

Friday may have been a normal day for most, but it was a very special day for students at Newton-Conover High School’s Gurley Stadium.

"I believe it is the best day of the year," said Dr. Betsy Rosenbalm, N-CCS EC Director.

The music began to play and the schools were announced from Balls Creek Elementary to even Newton-Conover High School itself.

False Breaking and Entering call leads to Arrest in Almost Three Year Old B and E Case

April 24, 2015

An alleged home break-in call has led to the arrest of a Maiden man in connection with an incident that occurred in June of 2012.

Deputies and detectives responded to the call at 3440 Walker Road after the caller said there was a possible break-in in progress and the Communications Center reported hearing a gun shot.

Cat. Co. Citizens charged with car theft

April 24, 2015

Wednesday morning, two Catawba County citizens were arrested for possession of a stolen motor-vehicle.

Megan Nicole Miller, 32, of Conover, was arrested by the Conover Police Department for possession of a stolen motor-vehicle and failure to return a hired motor vehicle.

‘It was like my worst nightmare’

April 24, 2015

For Conover mother Christian Underwood, tasks as seemingly simple as preparing a meal for her family could become deadly in an instant.

Underwood’s now five-year-old daughter, Julianna, has a severe allergy to peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 worst #1 picks in NFL draft history

April 24, 2015

Patrick Jones has the 5 worst number one overall draft picks in NFL history. Who were they? Check out the video!

Candy Coated-New salon opens in Newton

April 23, 2015

Newton is being polished up.

Blush Hair and Nail Boutique recently made its way to downtown.

The shop that was previously located in Hickory has relocated, hoping to serve the citizens of eastern Catawba County.

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

Claremont man misses 14 court appearances

April 23, 2015

Benjamin Charles Lagunas, 35, of Hunawill Street in Claremont was arrested Tuesday by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office for missing multiple court appearances.

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

Maiden man arrested for indecent

April 23, 2015

Nicholas Troy Alexander, 48, of Loyle Lane in Maiden was arrested Wednesday by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.

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

Earth Day

April 23, 2015

Students at North Newton Elementary School had a chance to enjoy the nice weather outdoors on Wednesday at they learn how to plant trees and flowers, cleaning up trash and keeping the planet healthy during an Earth Day project at the school.

Heavy rains cause wastewater spills in Newton

April 22, 2015

House Bill 1160, which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, requires municipalities, animal operations, industries and others who operate waste handling systems to issue news releases when a waste spill of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

Man accused of raping child relative

April 22, 2015

A Lincolnton man was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s office for allegedly raping a relative under the age of 16, Sheriff Coy Reid said.

Clayton Houston Hoyle, 39, of Grandview Lane in Lincolnton was arrested on Friday.

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

Conover man charged with kidnap, assault

April 22, 2015

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and holding his girlfriend against her will on Tuesday night.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., Catawba County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call that Jonathan Leslie Blackburn, 48, had assaulted his 28-year-old girlfriend at his residence on Buddy Street in Conover, Sheriff Coy Reid said.

N-CHS names new principal

April 22, 2015

Newton-Conover City Schools is excited to welcome Mr. Chris Penley as the principal of Newton-Conover High School. Mr. Penley has served as the principal of Lakeshore Middle School in Mooresville since January, 2013.

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

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