Stone Mountain News


By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune



Traphill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Wednesday at 7 p.m. with special music each night. Richard Caudill will be bringing the message each night.

Bobby Trott 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).

There will be a gospel singing at Rocky Ridge Family Campground which is on White Rock Road, just off Haystack Road in Thurmond, on Saturday at 6 p.m. Heaven’s Touch and the Crabgrass Band will be singing. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy some good bluegrass gospel music.

Union Baptist Church will have a Youth Day on Saturday, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Evangelist Michael McDaniels will be presenting the gospel with chalk art. Pastor Steve Stoltfus invites everyone to a time of fellowship, fun and games and hamburgers and hot dogs.

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have revival Aug. 28-31 at 7 p.m. with prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Dean Adams will be bringing the message each night. Pastor Tracy Nichols invites everyone to come worship with them.

New books available to check out at the library include “Streams of Mercy” by Lauraine Snelling, “Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution” by Nathaniel Philbrick, “The Weekenders” by Mary Kay Andrews, “When Friendship Followed Me Home” by Paul Griffin, “When Love Calls” by Lorna Seilstad, “Bullseye” by James Patterson, “Doggies: A Counting and Barking Book” by Sandra Boyston, and “El Deafo” by Cece Bell.

The Friends of the Traphill Library will meet on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the library. Everyone interested in making our library better is invited to attend and join the friends.

Congratulations to Aaron and Ashley Francis on the birth of a daughter, Aubree, on Aug. 10. Aubree has a big brother, Aaron, who is eager to teach her all he knows. Proud paternal grandparents are LuAnn and Donald Francis and great-grandmother, Martha Myers.

Condolences go to the family of Claude Hincher, who died on Aug. 18. He was the son of Osco and Doreen (Dean) Hincher.

Happy birthday wishes go to Jim Yale and Billy Jean Bauguess on Aug. 23; Jeanie Bryan on Aug. 24; Dusty Simon and William Finger on Aug. 25; Sandra Lee Haynie, Kemp Johnson, Kenny Mathis and Lauren Mathis on Aug. 26; Rachel Yale, Katlyn Hudspeth and Loleita Brown on Aug. 27; and Julie McGrady Strickland and Charlie McGrady on Aug. 28.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Clyde and Hazel McGrady, who celebrate their 65th anniversary on Aug. 25; Debbie and Lonnie Higgins, who celebrate their 42nd anniversary on Aug. 26; Lu Ann and Donald Francis, who celebrate their 28th anniversary on Aug. 27; and Louise and Harold Humphrey, who celebrate their 12th anniversary on Aug. 28.

Traphill had a low temperature of 69.4 degrees on Aug. 21 and a high temperature of 90.6 degrees on Aug. 17. There was 1.1 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 15-21.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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