Ola K. Norman
December 18, 2013
Mrs. Santa will be at the Traphill Branch Library on Thursday at 4 p.m. to share a holiday storytime and cookie recipes. Come visit with her and she will deliver your Christmas wishes to Santa.
New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels” by Mindy Sterns Clark, “An Untamed Heart” by Lauraine Snelling, “Reflected in You” by Sylvia Day, “Bared to You” by Sylvia Day, “The Intercept” by Dick Wolf, and “The Road from Gap Creek” by Robert Morgan.
The Friends of Traphill Branch Library yard sale will continue at Traphill Tan & Tone until Dec. 21. There are several new items that would make good gifts for Christmas. Many thanks go to those folks who are helping with this.
Christian Home Baptist Church will have the Christmas play, “Three Nails for a Light” on Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served afterward. The pastor and congregation invite you to attend.
Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will have a Christmas play on Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. Pastor Ritchie Harris and the congregation invite you to attend.
Condolences go to the family of Donnie Wiles, who passed away last week. He will be missed by all that knew him.
Vickie Cleary got an early Christmas gift on Dec. 6 when she was able to meet with four of her five siblings whom she hadn’t seen since 1958. Her sisters are Sharon Woodie, Ellen Farmer, Jackie Hall of Idaho and Susan Boutwell of Georgia (who wasn’t able to come) and brother Randy Johnson.
Happy birthday wishes go to Paul Billings, Toby Butcher, Sally Bryant Whittaker and Dale Kennedy on Dec. 16; Charles Johnson on Dec. 17; Bill Joines and Julia Trivette on Dec. 18; Andrew Dimmette on Dec. 19; Wesley Joines, Jesse Kennedy, Chris Brown and Chelsea Barnes on Dec. 20; Nolan Grace Gregory on Dec. 21; and Amy Hawkins, Carol J. Kennedy, Dalton Jessup and Brad Brown on Dec. 22.
Happy anniversary wishes go to David and Ivadene Leatherman, who celebrate their 47th anniversary on Dec. 16; Mary and Richard Harris, who celebrate their 50th anniversary on Dec. 19; Jackie and Maxine McGrady, who celebrate their anniversary on Dec. 20; Bonnie and Danny Butcher, who celebrate their anniversary on Dec. 20; and Penny and Chris Pruitt, who celebrate their 21st anniversary on Dec. 22.
Traphill had a low temperature of 25.3 degrees on Dec. 13 and a high temperature of 51.9 degrees on Dec. 10. There was 1.8 inches of rain during the week of Dec. 9-15. Judy Dupree is still seeing a hummingbird at her house. Wonder if it’s going to stick around all winter to be fed?