The local Red Hat Society spent the morning on the Square visiting local businesses last Thursday morning. The group is planning a similar expedition to the businesses on Hwy 77 next month. At the Lexington Police Department, the new Chief assured members that he was always there to protect them. Pictured are Judy Belyeu, Cherry Stover, Chief Clarence Yarbrough, Billie Tillery, Sheri Sweet, and Clara Grace Sherrill.
ALL PHOTOS BY LINDA KIDD.
The group began their excursion at the Lexington Masonic Lodge. Sheri Sweet, Bill Crawford, and Billie Tillery visit after a tasty waffle breakfast, prepared by Bill and other members of the Lodge.
Lisa Chrisner and Lee Marks are seen with Beverly McMurray at Beverly’s “Mercantile” located next to the Senior Citizens Center on the Square.
40 Acre Woods owner Heidi Frazier found a red hat to help her “blend in” with the Red Hat Ladies. Pictured with her are Judy Belyeu (L) and Nancy Perry (R).
At City Hall, the Red Hat Ladies visited with Mayor Willrich. Pictured are Billie Tillery, Cherry Stover, Lee Marks, Mayor Robert Willrich, Betty Sandifer, Sheri Sweet, Nancy Perry, and Judy Belyeu.
Cherry Stover, Lee Marks, and Sheri Sweet visit with Rita Owen (in black hat) at the Lexington Leader.
Dianna Robinson and Mary Ann Hillegeist with Cindy Terrell at Angel Kisses Antiques next to the Leader.
The group “had” to taste some of the goodies at Fourth Street Bakery, owned by Kimberly Joosten. Pictured are Linda Kidd, Kimberly, Lee Marks, and Nancy Perry.
The group took a break to enjoy lunch at El Matador Mexican Grill. Pictured with Jessica Carmona and Bartolo Sanchez from El Matador are (seated) Judy Belyeu, Sheri Sweet, Lee Marks (standing by Jessica), Nancy Perry, Betty Sandifer, Billie Tillery, Cherry Stover, and Clara Grace Sherrill.