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).

New books available to check out at the library include “Find Her” by Lisa Gardner, “Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks” by Corey Rosen Schwartz, “Here’s to Us” by Elin Hilderbrand, “Hug” by Jez Alborough, “I Almost Forgot About You” by Terry McMillan, “Jane Foster’s Black and White” by Jane Foster, “Let’s Play” by Herve Tullet, “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes, “OOPS, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper” by Mike Twohy, “Poor Little Guy” by Elanna Allen, and “Pugs of the Frozen North” by Philip Reeve.

The Friends of the Traphill Library will meet on Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. at the library. Everyone interested in making our library better are invited to attend and join the Friends.

Congratulations to Travis and Brittney Butcher on the birth of a son, Eli Daniel Butcher, born on Aug. 12. Proud paternal grandparents are Bonnie and Danny Butcher and great-grandmothers, Betty Ball and Helen Butcher. Proud maternal grandparents are Greg and Patty Johnson and great-grandparents, Roger and Yvonne Johnson.

Congratulations to Brian Mathis, who has accepted a call to pastor Little Mountain Baptist Church.

I hear that Wesley Joines, Daniel Pruitt and Lane Wood did a great job in playing a scrimmage football game last week.

Happy birthday wishes go to Linvel Sparks, Brianna Church and Missy Bauguess on Aug. 15; Kenneth Johnson on Aug. 16; Caitlin Brown, Cassie Mathis, Allen Hudson and Rachel Wells Chappell on Aug. 17; Jaime Trivette, Frank Hutchinson and Wanda Mae Royall on Aug. 19; June Poteat and Lester Billings on Aug. 20; and Jacob Billings on Aug. 21.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Wade and Frances Johnson Mounce, who celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 12; Mary Ann and Thomas Joines, who celebrate their 54th anniversary on Aug. 16; and Junior and Robin Kennedy, who celebrate their anniversary on Aug. 20.

Traphill had a low temperature of 69.9 degrees on Aug. 8 and a high temperature of 92.8 degrees on Aug. 14. There was 1.8 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 8-14.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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