Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

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

The Ladies Circle at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have a Chicken BBQ on Saturday. All proceeds will go to cancer patients and others in need in the Traphill community. Plates are $7 for a half chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, and dessert.

The ladies at White Rock United Methodist Church in Thurmond will have a Port-A-Pit chicken BBQ on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the church. Plates are $9 for a half chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll and dessert. You can get a half chicken for $6.

The Traphill 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!

The 16th annual golf tournament sponsored by the Traphill Masonic Lodge will be May 14 at the Stone Mountain Golf Course. Registration will be from 11 a.m. to noon, lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and tee time will be at 1 p.m. The Hole-In-One prize is a 2016 Harley Davidson Breakout motorcycle. For more information, you can call Travis Baity at 336-927-3230, Hardin Kennedy at 336-984-1718, or Jim Epley at 828-640-1927.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “I am Malala: How One Girl Stood UP for Education and Changed toe World” by Malala Yousefzai, “The Key to Extraordinary” by Natalie Lloyd, “The League of Seven” by Alan Gratz, “A Monster Calls” by Patrick Ness, “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.

Benny and Nan Yale are enjoying having their granddaughter this week while her parents are traveling.

Happy birthday wishes go to Samuel Walker on April 24; Vickie Bauguess on April 26; Bobby Wood on April 28; Claude Childress, Faye Wood and Michelle Porter on April 29; and Lori Johnson Mathis and Lynn Hutson on May 1.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Valerie and Neal Lyon, who celebrate their 17th anniversary on April 24; Keith and Karen Smith on April 24; Chris and Denise Kennedy, who celebrate their 20th anniversary on April 27; Dennis and Ola Norman, who celebrate their 21st anniversary on April 30; and Sonda and Chad Harris, who celebrate their fifth anniversary on May 1.

Traphill had a low temperature of 43.5 degrees on April 18 and a high temperature of 86.1 degrees on April 19. There was .4 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of April 18-24. It’s time to get those hummingbird feeders out. Judy DuPree and Emma Blevins saw a hummingbird on April 18 and Diane Wood saw one on April 16.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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