Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

The third annual North Wilkes Baseball fundraiser, BBQ plates, will be on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pick-up location is at the North Wilkes High School baseball field.

The BROC Austin meal site will have a hot dog supper on March 3 at 6 p.m. Elvis will provide entertainment. The cost will be $10 per person for the meal and entertainment.

Kenny Stoker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on March 5 at 9 a.m., weather permitting. If the Stone Mountain State Park is closed for bad weather, there will be no service.

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Crash and Burn” by Fern Michaels, “Dorie’s Cookies” by Dorie Greenspan, “Du Iz Tak?” by Carson Ellis, “The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the the American West” by Peter Cozzens, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay” by Minalima Design, “Heartless” by Marissa Meyer, and “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” by Margot Lee Shetterly.

New DVDs to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Pete’s Dragon,” “Florence Foster Jenkins,” “A Man called Ove,” “Middle School the Worst Years of my Life,” “Snowden,” “The BFG” and “Nine Lives. These can be checked out for a week with your library card.

Folger Wagoner, the son of Melanie and Jack Wagoner, was treated to a Going to Boot Camp party last Sunday. He will soon be reporting to Ft. Benning, Georgia, for boot camp.

Condolences go to the family of John “Butch” Hutchison Jr., who died on Feb 16. Butch was the brother of Janice H. McGrady and Debbie H. Pennington.

Happy 10th birthday to Haden Alexander from his mom, Jessica, Nana Terry, Pa Don, and Granny Louise Royal.

Happy birthday wishes go to Gary Holloway on Feb. 20; Carlie Hutchinson on Feb. 21; Kenny Johnson, Lauren Foster Holcomb and Victoria Nester on Feb. 22; Opal Kennedy McDaniel, Myra Pruitt and Kendra Cothren Dawson on Feb. 23; Laura Wagoner, Janie Johnson and Nita Abbey on Feb. 24; Kristy Trivette, Jill Johnson Baker, Maxine Johnson and Brittany J. Casey on Feb. 25; and Allen Daniel Butcher on Feb. 26.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Sandy and Ronnie Wood, who celebrate their 14th anniversary on Feb. 23; and Michelle and Matthew Kennedy, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on Feb. 25.

Traphill had a low temperature of 30.3 degrees on Feb. 14 and a high temperature of 72.8 degrees on Feb. 17. There was .4 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of Feb. 13-19.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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