Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Kenny Stoker 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 Couch Family will be singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 6 p.m. Come enjoy some good bluegrass gospel music!

Sacred Ground from Ashe County will be singing at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church for their regular fifth Sunday Singing on Sunday at 11 a.m. Pastor Sammy Taylor and the congregation invite you to worship with them.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “As Time Goes By” by Mary Higgins Clark, “Dream Home: The Property Brothers Ultimate Guide to Finding and Fixing Your Perfect House” by Jonathan Scott, “Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice” by Curtis Sittenfield, “The Family Book” by Todd Parr, “Foolproof Preserving: A Guide to Small batch Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Condiments, and More” by America’s Test Kitchen, “If Not for You” by Bob Dylan, “Journey to Munich” by Jacqueline Winspear, and “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci.

Summer Reading Program registration begins May 24 at Traphill Branch Library. This year’s theme is On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! Call Brittney at the library at 336-957-3425 or check the library Facebook page to see what programs are scheduled.

The annual meeting at the Traphill Fire Department will be June 3 at 7 p.m. All residents in the Traphill Fire District are invited to this meeting.

Congratulations to all the graduates of Traphill. The kids are really excited about the school year ending so be extra watchful of them this week.

Congratulations to Amber and Jeremy Sparks on the birth of a daughter, Paige Ryan Sparks, who was born May 20, 2016. Paige has a big sister, Peyton. Proud paternal grandparents are Becky and Tommy Sparks.

Happy birthday wishes go to Ella Mae Sparks on May 23; Mickey Miller, Christie J. McKinney and April McGrady Price on May 24; Kayla McKinney on May 25; J.V. McGrady and Mary Alice Rogers on May 26; Amelia Richardson and Renee Holcomb on May 27; Tonya Shumate and Devin Prevette on May 28; and Linda McGuire on May 29.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Eddie and Jo Dancy, who celebrate their 45th anniversary on May 23; Bonnie and Kelly Sidden, who celebrate their 60th anniversary on May 25; and Troy and Cassandra Porter, who celebrate their first anniversary on May 29.

Traphill had a low temperature of 42.4 degrees on May 16 and a high temperature of 76.2 degrees on May 22. There was 1.4 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of May 16-22.

Ola K. Norman may be reached at 336-957-8920 or [email protected]

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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