Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially campers in Stone Mountain State Park (camping clothes are fine).

The Couch Family will have a singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on May 28 at 6 p.m. Come enjoy some good bluegrass gospel music!

There will be a Bingo fundraiser for the mission Gateway to Guatemala at Roaring Gap Missionary Baptist Church on Friday, beginning at 7 p.m. Food will be available at 6 p.m.

Elvis is returning to the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday at 6 p.m.! For $15 you can enjoy a spaghetti supper and the Elvis show. You must get your tickets in advance from any Traphill fireman.

There will be a spring singing at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church on Saturday at 5 p.m. The Winters Family, Crabgrass Band and Mason Wagoner will the featured singers. There will be a cookout following the singing.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman, “Miss Julia Inherits a Mess” by Ann B Ross, “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante, “Obsession” by Nora Roberts, “Shadows of the Past” by Patricia Bradley, “Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss” by Anderson Cooper, “Dickie V’s ABCs and 1-2-3s” by Dick Vitale, “Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George, “Rose and the Thorn” by Mischelle Creager, “Unplanned” by Alana Terry, “With Every Breath” by Elizabeth Camden, and “Welcome to Last Chance” by Cathleen Armstrong.

Summer Reading Program registration begins May 24 at Traphill Branch Library. This year’s theme is On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! Call Brittney at the library at 336-957-3425 or check the library Facebook page to see what programs are scheduled.

Congratulations to Kristin Pruitt for graduating from Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk with a degree in history and religion with honors.

Happy birthday wishes go to Reba Pierce, Carl Darnell, Thomas Joines and Sarah Renee Triplett on May 16; Judy Dupree, Dean Cleary, Caroline Renee Wood, Cam Foster and Wesley McCourt on May 17; Betty Jo Walsh on May 18; Chris Baker, Keith Smith and Zachery Cornelius on May 19; Joann Dancy on May 20; Drew Woodie on May 21; and Candy Walsh on May 22.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Amber and Jeremy Sparks, who celebrated their eighth anniversary on May 10; Jim and Nan Yale, who celebrate their anniversary on May 16; Emily and Joseph Roberts, who celebrate their third anniversary on May 18; Aaron and Ashley Francis, who celebrate their fourth anniversary on May 19; and Tommy and Becky Sparks, who celebrate their 38th anniversary on May 20.

Traphill had a low temperature of 46.4 degrees on May 15 and a high temperature of 82.5 degrees on May 12. There was .3 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of May 9-15.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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