Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Piney Grove Baptist Church is having vacation Bible school this week through July 22 at 7 p.m. with classes for all ages. Pastor Larry Teague invites everyone to attend.

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, July 24 at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially campers in Stone Mountain State Park. Don’t forget that the Longbottom Road is still closed due to a bridge replacement.

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have a Youth Family Day on Saturday, July 30 beginning at 3 p.m. There will be games, food, and great fellowship. Pastor Sammy Taylor invites all young, and young at heart folks to attend.

New DVD available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “Youngblood,” “Relative Stranger,” “The Last Cowboy,” and “Christmas Tail.” DVD can be checked out for a week with your library card.

The Crabgrass Band played at a family reunion at the home of Dakota & Lori Jerread in the Moxley community last Saturday. About 60 family members from New York, Pensylvania, Kentucky, Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina attended. Everyone enjoyed the good food, fellowship, and music.

Get well wishes go to Alice Brooks who is now home after a lengthy stay in rehab.

Happy birthday wishes go to Travis Butcher, J.L. Gambill, and Mary Ann Joines on July 18, Matthew Daye on July 19, David Holbrook, and Jo Hanks on July 20, Matthew Kennedy, and Donald Francis on July 21, Wanda Hutchinson on July 22, and Will Spicer on July 23.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Darlene and Dennis Colbert who celebrate their 36th anniversary on July 20, Kelly and Steven Stuckey who celebrate their third anniversary on July 20, Jim and Paula Byrd who celebrate their 32nd anniversary on July 21, Jim and Lois Billings who celebrate their 21st anniversary on July 22, and Jody and Laura Lee Reavis who celebrate their 21st anniversary on July 22.

Traphill had a low temperature of 66.5 degrees on July 17 and a high temperature of 91.9 degrees on July 13. There was 2.3 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of July 11 through July 17.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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