Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Traphill Masonic Lodge is helping raise funds for new books for Traphill Elementary School library and to send principal Mr. Ortiz to spend a day and night on the roof. On Friday, you can get a BBQ plate consisting of a BBQ sandwich, chips, beans, slaw and dessert for $7. Plates will be available to pick up in the cafeteria at the school at 10 a.m. until they are sold out.

Traphill Baptist Church Helping Hands Ministry is having a food drive on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon for the food bank ministry. All food donations will be greatly appreciated. Please drop any food donations at the White House where the food give away is held each month. Someone will help with unloading any food you bring. If you need someone to pick up your food, please let Pastor Mike know. His number is 336-984-1898. The ministry has a food giveaway the third Saturday morning each month.

Faith Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have revival this week through April 11. Monday through Wednesday service begins at 7:30 p.m. Bud Wishon will be the guest speaker with special singing each night. Pastor James Hall invites everyone.

The Class of 1967 of North Wilkes High School will be having a reunion to commemorate 51 years since graduating on April 21 at 4 p.m. at the Brushy Mountain Smokehouse. If you were a member of this class, pass the word on to any classmates you’ve kept in touch with. If you’re on Facebook, join our page at North Wilkes High School Class of 1967. Let me know if you’re planning on coming so we can plan accordingly.

Condolences go to the family of Kendra Cothren Shew, who died on March 31.

Happy birthday wishes go to Robin Kennedy and Kaitlyn Michelle Spicer on April 3; Randy Holbrook, Hardin Kennedy III, Minnie McGrady and Taylor Pardue on April 4; and Joseph Knight, Laura Lee Reavis and Megan Johnson on April 5.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Melissa and Jackie Caudill on April 2; Bobby Lee and Pamela Wagoner Billings on April 6; Pam and Roby Jolly, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on April 6; and Pamela and Rodney Wiles, who celebrate on April 8.

Traphill had a low temperature of 35.2 degrees on March 31 and a high temperature of 73.7 degrees on March 29. There was .1 inch of rain during the week of March 26-April 1.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune