Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Christian Home Baptist Church is having revival through April 13 at 7 p.m. Billy Marsh, pastor of Oak Ridge Baptist Church, is the visiting speaker. Pastor Ben Avery and the congregation invite you to attend their services.

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have a spring revival through April 15 at 7 p.m. nightly with prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Mark Adams will be preaching on Sunday night and Jeff Brown will be preaching the rest of the week. Pastor Tracy Nichols invites everyone to worship with them.

Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Union Road will have revival April 18-21 at 7 p.m. Buddy Sizemore is the visiting preacher for the week. There will be special singing each night. Pastor Steve Stoltzfus and the congregation invite you to attend.

There will be a Chicken BBQ at the Traphill Fire Department on April 23 beginning at 10:30 a.m. They sell out fast so don’t wait too long to get yours.

The fire department went out on 18 calls during the month of March making a total of 62 for the year so far. Thank you, Traphill firemen!

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Crenshaw” by Katherine Applegate, “Fish in a Tree” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, “The Good Neighbor” by Aj Banner, “Greenglass House” by Kate Mitford, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child-Parts 1 & 2: The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production) by J.K. Rowling and “Hostile Witness: A Josie Bates Thriller” by Rebecca Forster.

On April 23, come to the library at 2 p.m. for the first Craft’Rnoon. They’ll be making homemade slime. Sounds like fun.

Tony Johnson, Danny Wiles from Wiles Ridge Road, Terry Holbrook and Roger Cox enjoyed last week golfing at Myrtle Beach. They couldn’t really tell who won because it seems the score keeping was off.

Walsie Tharpe enjoyed having her nephew, Richard Hannah and his wife Pat from Maryland visiting last week. Pat cooked a great spaghetti dinner for several family members who just kept going back for more.

Get well wishes go to Barbara Wiles and Barbara Gambill, who were in the hospital recently.

Happy birthday wishes go to Hank Kennedy on April 11; Ruby Lee Johnson, Steven Kennedy and Junior Caudill on April 12; Grady Wood on April 13; Hannah Bryant and Michael Roberson on April 14; DeLayne Jolly on April 15; Jared Christopher Garris and Abby Hatley on April 16; and Curtis Sparks on April 17.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Bobby Lee and Pamela Wagoner Billings on April 6; Pam and Roby Jolly, who celebrated their ninth anniversary on April 6; Pamela and Rodney Wiles, who celebrated their anniversary on April 8; and Opal and Dennis McDaniel, who celebrate their 42nd anniversary on April 12.

Traphill had a low temperature of 28.4 degrees on April 10 and a high temperature of 78.4 degrees on April 4. There was .6 inch of rain and a dusting of snow in some areas in Traphill during the week of April 4-10.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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