Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Wayne Overcash 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). Don’t forget that the Longbottom Road is still closed due to a bridge replacement.

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School through June 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information or a ride, call 336-466-5836.

There will be a fundraiser for William Gary Billings to help with his medical expenses at Ronda Community Building on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. BBQ plates and sandwiches and baked goods will be available and raffle tickets for a lighthouse afghan and $100 WalMart gift card.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “15th Affair” by James Patterson, “Accidental Dad” by Lois Richer, “As Time Goes By” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Atonement” by Beverly Lewis, “Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories” by R.J. Palacio, “The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder” by Rachel McMillan, and “Barnacle is Bored” by Jonathan Fenske.

Summer Reading Program is under way 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.

There was a great turnout at the Eller family reunion last Sunday. Everyone had a great time until Richard Eller had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. Hope he’s feeling better by now.

Condolences go to the families of Margaret Johnson, who died on June 6; and Maude Johnson Kennedy, who died on June 10.

Happy birthday wishes go to Bonnie Baker and Dakota Johnson on June 13; Steve Phillips and Easton Grant Simmons on June 15; Margie Brown on June 16; Keith Hutchinson, Chad Johnson and Jurileen Davis on June 17; Jeannie Johnson, Seth Byrd and Bailey Ray on June 18; and Faye Hutchinson on June 19.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Carol and Mary Harris, who celebrate their 50th anniversary on June 13; Jesse and Dale Kennedy, who celebrate their 47th anniversary on June 15; Sydney and Bobby Gambill, who celebrate their 48th anniversary on June 15; Jill and Chris Baker, who celebrate their 22nd anniversary on June 18; Kandi and Tony Wagoner, who celebrate their 17th anniversary on June 19; and Richard and Linda Dillard, who celebrate their 23rd anniversary on June 19.

Traphill had a low temperature of 50.1 degrees on June 9 and a high temperature of 94.6 degrees on June 11. There was no rain in Traphill during the week of June 6-12.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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