Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Union Road is having revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. Donald Ball will be bringing the message each night. Pastor Steve Stoltzfus invites you to attend.

The Traphill Fire Department will have BBQ chicken on Saturday and will begin serving at 10:30 a.m. It gets gone fast so be sure to get there early.

The Traphill Fire Department went out on 15 calls during August, making a total of 110 calls this year through August. If you see any of the firemen out and about, thank them for their service to our community.

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.

You can enjoy Old Fashion Day at the Stone Mountain State Park on Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Crabgrass Band will be making music at noon. The Friends of the Traphill Library will be selling used books. There will be all kinds of crafts and good food available.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “The Brothers O’Brien” by William Johnstone, “Indulgence in Death” by J.D. Robb, “Wildest Dreams” by Robyn Carr, “The Last Days of the Romanovs” by Helen Rappaport, “Montana Sky” by Nora Roberts, “Divided in Death” by J.D. Robb, and “Ever After” by Jude Deveraux.

Condolences go to the family of Bobby Loe Jarvis, who died Sept. 3, 2015.

Happy birthday wishes go to Boyce Cleary and Rita Billings on Sept. 14; J.W. Holloway, Jasmine Nicole Kennedy and Joseph Kennedy on Sept. 15; Marian Holbrook on Sept. 16; Bronda Nichols and Alisha Ray on Sept. 17; Gina Hincher and Barry Hutchinson on Sept. 18; Aaron Francis on Sept. 19; and Pamela Walker, Michelle Norman White and Tommy Sparks on Sept. 20.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Scott and Starla Gambill, who celebrate their third anniversary on Sept. 15.

Traphill had a low temperature of 54.3 degrees on Sept. 13 and a high temperature of 87 degrees on Sept. 8. There was .3 inch of rain and a few sprinkles in Traphill during the week of Sept. 7-13.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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