Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Old Roaring River Baptist Church on the Longbottom Road will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for grades kindergarten to 12th. The theme this year is “Walk His Way: A Jungle Expedition.”

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.

Round Hill Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 12-16 at 7 p.m. There will be water balloons, slip and slide, bouncy house and lots of games and supper. Pastor Matthew Higgins invites you to attend.

The Summer Reading Program will begin at Traphill Branch Library on June 13. There will be free bag lunches for children under 18 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. Almost Amazing AL the magician will be there on Thursday at 11 a.m. You can check out the programs on the Traphill Branch Library Facebook page or call the new librarian, Linda Pranger, at 336-957-2534.

New books at the Traphill Branch Library include “Dr. Eleventh” by Adam Hargreaves, “Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel” by Adam Rubin, “Ebb Tide” by Beverly Lewis, and “An Elephant & Piggie Biggie” by Mo Williams.

Mike and Kathy Varsolona from Florida were here visiting family last week.

Congratulations to Praden Hutchison’s ball team A’s who came in first in their division this season and to Abby Hutchison’s team Nationals who came in second in her division.

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; Chad Johnson and Jurileen Davis on June 17; and Jeannie Johnson, Seth Byrd and Bailey Ray on June 18.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Max and Janice Eller, who celebrate their 47th anniversary on June 12; Carol and Mary Harris, who celebrate their 51st anniversary on June 13; Jesse and Dale Kennedy, who celebrate their 48th anniversary on June 15; Sydney and Bobby Gambill, who celebrate their 49th anniversary on June 15; and Jill and Chris Baker, who celebrate their 23rd anniversary on June 18.

Traphill had a low temperature of 54.1 degrees on June 9 and a high temperature of 88.5 degrees on June 11. There was .1 inch of rain during the week of June 5-11.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune