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Wayne Overcash will be bringing the message next Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church.

Have you ever seen what a still looks like? Meet a ranger at Stone Mountain State Park on Saturday at the Lower Parking Lot to hike to one of the historic still sites in the park. This hike will begin at 1 p.m. and last about an hour and a half.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program is now under way at the Traphill Branch Library. Kids are encouraged to read to win prizes during the summer. Some great programs are planned so come out and enjoy them.

On Thursday, the magician Caleb Sigmon will be there at 11 a.m.

New books ready to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Maximum Ride: Saving the world and other extreme sports” by James Patterson, “The Forest of the Hands and Teeth” by Carri Ryan, “What the Ladybug Heard” by Julia Donaldson, ”Hopeful” by Shelley Shephard Gray, “Thankful” by Shelley Shephard Gray, “Soccer on Sunday” by Mary Pope Osborne, “Silenced” by Dani Pettrey and “Down by the River” by Lin Stepp.

New audio CDs ready to check out include “Best Friends” and “Needles and Thread” by Ann M. Martin.

A new DVD ready to check out is “Labor Day.” DVDs can be checked out for a week with your library card.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have Vacation Bible School beginning June 24 and going through June 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. June 28 will be Fun Day with all kinds of games, fun and food beginning at 5 p.m.

Jimmy Ray Hutchinson, Bobby Wood and Robert Wood were voted in as new members of the board at the annual meeting at Traphill Fire Department last week. Other officers are Matthew Kennedy as fire chief, Brian McDaniel and Donald Francis as assistant fire chiefs, Dakota Finger, Dennis McDaniel and Brian Mathis as Captains, Dustin Billings as safety officer, Aaron Francis as training officer, and Ashley Francis as secretary.

Brian McDaniel was the 2013 Fireman of the Year and Dennis McDaniel was the 2013 First Responder of the Year.

Condolences go to the family of James Riggsbee, who died on June 6.

Happy birthday wishes go to Brendan McLain on June 5; Leroy Bell on June 10; Ethan Foster and Helen Smith on June 11; David Richardson on June 12; Bonnie Baker and Dakota Johnson on June 13; and Steve Phillips and Easton Grant Simmons on June 15.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Carl and Reveley McGrady, who celebrate their anniversary on June 9; Sasha and David Murphy, who celebrate their third anniversary on June 11; Max and Janice Eller, who celebrate their 44th anniversary on June 12; Carol and Mary Harris, who celebrate their 48th anniversary on June 13; Jesse and Dale Kennedy, who celebrate their 45th anniversary on June 15; and Sydney and Bobby Gambill, who celebrate their 46th anniversary on June 15.

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