Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

The annual Old Fashion Day at Stone Mountain State Park will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include heritage demonstrations and exhibits, food, music and activities for children. There is no admission fee for this great event.

Derick Barker 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).

Double Creek Baptist Church will have its 100-year anniversary celebration Sunday. There will be special singing and lots of good fellowship.

The Traphill Fire Department will have a chicken BBQ on Sept 17. They will begin selling at 10:30 a.m. so get there early if want some of that good chicken.

New books available to check out at the library include “Little Blue Truck’s Halloween” by Alice Schertle, “Magic” by Danielle Steel, “Moo, Baa, La La La!” by Sandra Boynton, “Night Before Kindergarten” by Natasha Wing, “Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave” by James Dean, “Pinkalicious and Aqua the Mini-Mermaid” by Victoria Kann.

The Friends of the Traphill Library are planning to have a yard on Sept. 24 at the Traphill Tan and Tone. If you have donations you can drop them off at the Traphill Tan and Tone any time before then. They request no clothes.

Happy birthday wishes go to Julie Prevette and Joey Cleary on Sept. 5; Michael Hutchison, Alan Sidden and Chris Lyon on Sept. 6; Doug Kennedy and Mark Wiles on Sept. 7; Logan Richardson and John Robert Pierce on Sept. 8; Dale Lyon, Roby Wiles Jr. and Cody Foster on Sept. 9; Dolly Billings on Sept. 10; and Jonah Kyle Reavis, Doris Bowers Faw, Claude Joines, Willie Wyatt and Terry Royall on Sept. 11.

Happy anniversary wishes go to H.C. and Carole Kennedy, who celebrate their 58th anniversary on Aug. 8; Brittany and Anthony Casey, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on Sept. 10; Amanda and David Smith, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on Sept. 10; and Annie Lee and Tim Owen, who celebrate their sixth anniversary on Sept. 11.

Traphill had a low temperature of 60.6 degrees on Sept. 4 and a high temperature of 93.5 degrees on Aug. 31. There was .9 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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