Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Traphill Elementary School is now registering for Pre-K for next year. There will be a screening on March 4 for children who will be 4-years old by Aug. 31. For more information, call 336-651-7160.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will host a Pinto Bean Supper on March 6 at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to join them and fellowship with them during the meal.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Sword and Verse” by Kathy MacMillan, “Waiting for Morning” by Karen Kingsbury, “Weird But True 7: 300 Outrageous Facts” by National Geographic Kids, “The Bounty Hunter’s Redemption” by Janet Dean, “Cruel Crown” by Victoria Aveyard, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” by Newt Scamander, “The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue” by Michael Touglas, and “Four Nights with the Duke” by Eloisa James.

Congratulations to Kaleb Dunn, who placed fifth in the State Wrestling Championship in Greensboro last week in the 195 weight class. Kaleb is the grandson of Gary and Rebecca Jolly.

Alex Sidden celebrated her birthday last Saturday at the Traphill Fire Department with her family and friends. Crabgrass Bluegrass Band played all her favorite songs and she enjoyed all the gifts, good food and fun.

Condolences go to the families of Chanda Prevette, who died on Feb. 11; Rob Lankford, who died on Feb. 17; and Erik Dowell, who died on Feb. 20. They will be greatly missed by all that knew them.

Happy birthday wishes go to 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; Michael Whittington, Kristy Trivette, Jill Johnson Baker, Maxine Johnson and Brittany J. Casey on Feb. 25; Allen Daniel Butcher on Feb. 26; Michael Eugene Higgins on Feb. 27; and John Lawrence Settle, Louise Royall, Diane Sidden and Cameron Billings on Feb. 28.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Sandy and Ronnie Wood, who celebrate their 14th anniversary on Feb. 23; Michelle and Matthew Kennedy, who celebrate their 10th anniversary on Feb. 25; and Kendra and Alan Dawson, who celebrate their 10th anniversary on Feb. 25.

Traphill had a low temperature of 20.6 degrees on Feb. 15 and a high temperature of 62.7 degrees on Feb. 21. There were 2 inches of snow (with 1.5 inches of water in the rain gauge that included the ice that fell) and another .2 inch of rain on Sunday in Traphill during the week of Feb. 15-21.

I heard geese flying over on Sunday so hope that means spring is almost here!

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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