Scenes from the 2010 Homecoming Parade
A Sweetheart of the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo carried a Texas Flag as she rode high in the saddle in the Parade. Members of the Lexington Boy Scouts marched proudly in the parade, carrying the colors of our nation, state and their organization. Seen above in one of Lexington VFD’s new 2010 fire trucks is Hilary Kieschnick and her son. Hilary’s husband, Daniel is behind the wheel. Both are active in the LVFD. A young Honor Guard presented the colors at the beginning of the parade, directly behind the Grand Marshal, who was Lexington Chief of Police, Randy Davenport, this year. Members of the Lexington American Legion Post stood erect and at a moving attention during their parade entry. Patriotic songs were heard over a speaker system as they passed the onlookers. Their entry won the Judge’s Choice award this year. Curtis Patschke has been named Citizen of the Year by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce this year. He is seen above as he rode in the Homecoming Parade. The Milam County Cowboy Church had a float in the Homecoming Parade. The Lexington Middle School Band marched as they performed during the parade. Oke Rhodes, Lorna Rhodes, Logan Atkinson and Linda Patschke visited during the United Methodist Church pancake breakfast. J. M Lynn, James Knipstein, Charlene Tierce, Ray Clendenen and Janie Ahrendt relax after a breakfast of pancakes. The Methodist Church men made breakfast. Seen here are Robert Ahrendt, Richard Townsend, Jule Frankeny, Willis Brewer and Andy Woodward. Enjoying plates of pancakes during Homecoming were Starleigh, Sterling, Bayleigh and Amanda Lynch, along with Charles Nicholson. Martin Placke, Laura Kate Placke, Vivian Hernandez and Joe Green were visiting with folks who stopped to buy raffle tickets at the Rotary Club of Giddings’ booth where a John Deere Gator was on disiplay. Kay Willis rode with J.W. Parker in a special golf cart outfitted with the names of LHS graduates from the year 1934. JW said there’s only three of them left today, him, Helen Nash and Edna Reynolds. Holy Family Catholic Church hosted a ring toss game on the square where kids could win 2 liter bottles of soda pop. Pictured as they wait their turn to try their luck are Michael and Heaven Von Rosenberg, Dylan Dussetschleger and Preston James. John Stover, Kyler Beisert, Brendon Fioness, Michael Cass and Taylor Otte enjoyed some brotherly time together. These young men are all but one members of the Lexington High School band.
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