Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

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 Saturday, 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!

Piney Grove Baptist Church will have revival the week of April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Travis Brown from Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Hays will be the visiting speaker.

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 Saturday, 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.

Dalton Finger was surprised with a Magic Show birthday party at the Traphill Fire Department last Sunday by his parents Keisha and Damien Finger. There was lots of good food and gifts for the birthday boy.

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

Happy birthday wishes go to Cassidy Carrigan on April 18; Justin Rogers on April 19; Mitzi Sparks and Mac Warren on April 21; Garwood Caudill, Alice Pruitt, Herman Lyon and Junior Kennedy on April 22; Ola Norman, Matt Combs and Ian Byrd on April 23; and Samuel Walker on April 24.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Tony and Maxine Johnson, who celebrated their 39th anniversary on April 16; Janice and George Holloway, who celebrated their 12th anniversary on April 16; Mitzi and Curtis Sparks, who celebrate their 26th anniversary on April 20; Casey and Carolann Hollingsworth, who celebrate their third anniversary on April 20; Helen and Claude Smith, who celebrate their 60th anniversary on April 21; Valerie and Neal Lyon, who celebrate their 17th anniversary on April 24; Keith and Karen Smith on April 24.

Traphill had a low temperature of 39.9 degrees on April 14 and a high temperature of 77.9 degrees on April 17. There was .1 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of April 11-17.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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