Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Wayne Overcash 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.

There will be Bingo and hot dogs at the Traphill Fire Department on Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Support our local fire department and enjoy an evening of fun at the same time.

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Homecoming Reunion” by Carolyne Aarsen, “Explosive Secrets “by Valerie Hansen, “The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain” by Kelly Long, “Pelican Brief” by John Grisham, “The Priest’s Graveyard” by Ted Dekker, “The Runaway Jury” by John Grisham, “Wayfaring Stranger” by James Lee Burke, “The Last Days of Dogtown” by Anita Diamant, “Strait of Hormuz” by Davis Bunn, and “April in Paris” by Michael Wallner.

Condolences go to the family of Zipporah Blackburn, infant daughter of David Michael and Mary Alice Blackburn, who died last week.

Happy birthday wishes go to Maxine McGrady, Brenda Watson, Irene Wiles, Skylynn Rae Johnston and Annette Hall on Aug. 10; Dare Couch on Aug. 11; Sandy Wood and Melissa Blackburn on Aug. 12; Stephen Holcomb and Luke Campbell on Aug. 14; Linvel Sparks, Brianna Church and Missy Bauguess on Aug. 15; and Kenneth Johnson on Aug. 16.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Randy and Delaine Hayes, who celebrate their 40th anniversary on Aug. 10; Reba and John Robert Pierce, who celebrate their 51st anniversary on Aug. 11; Ryan and Sabrina Holbrook, who celebrate their second anniversary on Aug. 11; and Mary Ann and Thomas Joines, who celebrate their 53rd anniversary on Aug. 16.

Traphill had a low temperature of 64.2 degrees on Aug. 3 and a high temperature of 95.3 degrees on Aug. 5. There was .4 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 3-9.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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