Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Yale Huie 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.

The Ladies Circle at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have a vendor and craft sale on Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. There will be crafts, baked goods, biscuits and sandwiches available. Many vendors will be there, including Tupperware, Thirty-One, Mary and Martha, Younique, Le-Vel, and Perfect Posh. Proceeds are to be used for the needy in the community.

On Sept. 13, all descendants of Abraham Lincoln and Nancy Yale Sidden are invited to meet in the fellowship hall at Old Roaring River Baptist Church about 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy an afternoon of catching up on all the family news. Drinks, ice, plates and plasticware will be furnished.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Southern Fried Sushi” by Jennifer Rogers Spinola, “Tjis the Season” by Robyn Carr, “The Gift” by Wanda Brunstetter, “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker, “The Day the Crayons Came home” by Drew Daywalt, “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt”, “The Book with No Pictures” by B.J. Novak, “Waiting is Not Easy” by Mo Willems, and “What Pet Should I Get” by Dr. Seuss.

Condolences go to the family of George Elmer Wood, who died on Aug. 26.

Happy birthday wishes go to Wanda K., Matthew Finger, Parker Childress, Jesse Prevette, Ralph Samuel Holbrook and William Paul Billings Jr. on Sept. 1; Julie Prevette and Joey Cleary on Sept. 5; and Michael Hutchison, Alan Sidden and Chris Lyon on Sept. 6.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Johnsie and A.C. Sidden, who celebrate their 63rd anniversary on Sept. 2; Jeanie and Shay Bryan, who celebrate their 63rd anniversary on Sept. 3; and Mailon and Ella Mae Rhoades Nichols, who celebrate their 61st anniversary on Sept. 4.

Traphill had a low temperature of 61.5 degrees on Aug. 29 and a high temperature of 90.5 degrees on Aug. 24. There was .8 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 24-30.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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