The 1st annual Lamar County Toy Ride will be held Saturday, Dec. 12 to benefit the Empty Stocking Fund. Bikers are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy and meet at the old Dollar General parking lot at 10 a.m. for a ride through the county.The ESF hopes to supply toys for 384 needy kids. An after hours event last week at Deraney’s raised $4200. Checks can be dropped off there through Friday, Dec. 18. Donations can also be made at United Bank or the Barnesville fire station. A special sale at Buggytown Auction will be held Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. where toys and stocking stuffers can be bought for the kids and placed in the toy box.Additionally, a gun raffle is being held for a Ruger .380. The drawing will be held at the toy ride. Tickets are $10. You can buy one or get more information on ESF and its needs by calling Glenn Forsyth at 770.468.1253.