Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have revival through Friday at 7 p.m. Sammy Lawson will be the guest speaker. Ivan Parker will be singing on Saturday at 5 p.m. Weather permitting, the singing will be outside so bring your lawn chairs.

There will be Bingo and hot dogs at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday at 6 p.m. Many thanks go to the firemen who cut trees out of the road last Sunday morning so traffic could get through.

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).

The Friends of Traphill Library will meet on Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in making our library the best it can be is invited to attend.

There will be a cookout and hayride at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church on Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. Pastor Sammy Taylor invites everyone to join them for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.

New books available to check out at the library include “Ada Twist, Scientist” by Andrea Beaty, “All Right Here” by Carre Armstrong Gardner, “An Amish Harvest: Four Novellas” by Beth Wiseman, “A Baxter Family Christmas” by Karen Kingsbury, “Better all the time” by Carre Armstrong Gardner, “Bread Illustrated: A Step-by-step Guide to Achieving Bakery Quality Results at Home- American’s test kitchen Brontorina” by James Howe, and “Crime and Poetry” by Amanda Flower.

The Friends of the Traphill Library have a yard sale set up at the Traphill Tan and Tone through October with lots of good bargains. All proceeds will help buy more books for the Traphill Branch Library.

Get well wishes go to Dennis Ball, who had heart surgery recently.

Happy birthday wishes go to Robert McDaniel and Bob Johnson on Oct. 10; Jeanie Woodie, Steve McCarter and Charlie Billings on Oct. 11; Cameron Brown, Anita Bauguess, Joshua McGrady and Rylen Michael Bare on Oct. 12; Sonda Harris on Oct. 13; Clayton Sidden, Ann Miller, Shannon Macemore and Glenda Hutchens on Oct. 14; Ina Barker on Oct. 15; and Tabitha Smith and Chris Pruitt on Oct. 16.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Frankie and Phillip Lovett, who celebrate their 33rd anniversary on Oct. 10; Courtney and Robby Pierce, who celebrate their third anniversary on Oct. 12; Dennis and Janice McGrady, who celebrate their 21st anniversary on Oct. 14; and Tammie and Philip Sidden, who celebrate their 28th anniversary on Oct. 15.

Traphill had a low temperature of 56.1 degrees on Oct. 9 and a high temperature of 78.9 degrees on Oct. 3. There was one inch of rain in Traphill during the week of Oct. 3-9.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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