Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

There will be a yard sale and Port-A-Pit BBQ chicken available at White Rock United Methodist Church in Thurmond on Saturday from 10 a.m. until they sell out. Plates are $9 each with a half chicken, baked beans, slaw, and dessert. Half chickens are available for $6.

Larry Norman will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church within the boundaries of Stone Mountain State Park. Campers are encouraged to come as they are.

This year’s Summer Reading Program at Traphill Branch Library theme is “Every Hero Has A Story.” On July 28, there will be a Story Time program at 11 a.m.

New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Together Again” by Debbie Macomber, “Operation Bonnet” by Kimberly Stuart, “Buried Secrets” by Irene Hannon, “Return to Lone Oak” by Amy Knupp, “Roots in Texas” by K. N. Casper, “Two Wrongs” by Reita Pendry, “China White” by Reita Pendry, and “Sleepy Time” by Reita Pendry.

A new audio book on CD is “Living Beyond Your Feelings” by Joyce Meyer.

Congratulations to Britney Sidden and Joseph Gregory Kennedy, who were married on July 17.

Condolences go to the family of Roy Lyon, who died last week.

Happy birthday wishes go to David Holbrook, Jo Hanks and Baylee Marie Parsons on July 20; Wanda Lou Pierce, Shirley Pruitt, Matthew Kennedy and Donald Francis on July 21; Wanda Hutchinson and Joanna Simons on July 22; Amanda Miller and Will Spicer on July 23; Shane Jolly, Shane Prevette and Zachery Faircloth on July 25; and Claude Smith, Ayla Pruitt and Zendoline Adams on July 26.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Darlene and Dennis Colbert, who celebrate their 35th on July 20; Kelly and Steven Stuckey, who celebrate their second anniversary on July 20; Jim and Paula Byrd, who celebrate their 31st anniversary on July 21; Jim and Lois Billings, who celebrate their 20th anniversary on July 22; and Jody and Laura Lee Reavis, who celebrate their 20th anniversary on July 22.

Traphill had a low temperature of 68.3 degrees on July 14 and a high temperature of 94.2 degrees on July 18. There was .75 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of July 13-19.

Ola K. Norman may be reached at 336-957-8920 or

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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