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Lee County Awash in Vodka Hand Sanitizer

New Ulm Enterprise Lexington Leader • Tito’s Handmade Vodka of Austin donated thousands and thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer to Lexington Independent School District recently thanks to the effort of one Class of 2000 Lexington High School graduate, Justin Henderson. Henderson is the distillery operations manager of Tito’s.

 

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Big Weekend at Henkel Square

Henkel Square in Round Top was the site of a pair of outdoor events over the weekend. To the left is the large crowd that showed up for Art Stokes’ keyboard concert of “Pop Standards.” The photo at lower right shows Stokes at the keyboard. The photo to the upper right is a shot of people enjoying Friday’s outdoor movie “The Princess Bride.” Photos by H.H. Howze

 

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Flatonia Police Had a Busy Month of July

Flatonia Police Chief Lee Dick recently submitted the following activity report for the month of July to the Flatonia City Council. On July 3, Officer Llanes was dispatched to the 600 block of N.

 

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Donation to St. Mark’s

Pictured left to right are Bob LeMay R.N. with St. Mark’s Medical Center and Larry M. Hill Executive Director/Founder of Medic Outpost. The COVID 19 Intubation box was recently donated to the hospital by Medic Outpost, a non-profit dedicated to first responder safety. They are donating personal protective equipment to rural first responders and rural hospitals during the Covid 19 pandemic.

 

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Most Active Hurricane Season Ever?

This fall is shaping up to be the most active hurricane season in the Atlantic ever, with the Atlantic having two hurricanes and 21 total storms as of August 7. It is taking shape as an extremely active season this year with many more storms predicted.

 

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Hensley Elected Junior Beefmaster Ambassador

Recently at the 2020 JBBA National Show and Convention in Belton, Kaylee Hensley was elected to serve as a Junior Ambassador for the Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association. Pictured are standing in back, Wes Shaw and front row from left: Kaylee Hensley, Weston Brooks, Kaylee Beason, Vicente Garza III, and Sofia Garza. Not pictured is Cody Barnett.

 

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REMEMBER WHEN?

August 11-14, 1970 Six Southwest Texas State University students from La Grange were candidates for degrees: Helen W. Johnson, Georgia Wagner Hartley, Elizabeth Battelle, and Mary Ellen Battelle, Bachelor of Education; Willie J.

 

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Dirty Business: Drugs Found Inside Septic Cleaning Truck

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports on Tuesday morning around 11:00 am Drug Interdiction Investigators continue to get waste off I-10 in Fayette County. Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on I-10 E/B at the 662 MM near Flatonia for traffic violations.

 

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Historic Oak Survives Attacks

The Historic Oak, the old tree located at the corner of Colorado and Washington Streets also known as the Muster Oak, has suffered some indignities through the years, including being scarred by lightning in the 1840s. Surrounding the tree with concrete sidewalks and paved streets helped speed its general decline. After noticing the lack of leaves on the oak, several measures were employed that…

 

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Winchester 4-H Spaghetti Supper Cancelled; Book Club Reading ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

4-H Spaghetti Dinner The Spaghetti Dinner prepared by the Winchester Area Civic Association (WACA) to benefit the Winchester 4-H Club will not be held this year. Richard Schafer, WACA President, is requesting everyone who has contributed money or ingredients to aid in the provision of this fundraiser to please donate money.

 

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July Marriage Licenses

Jess Marcus John Aleman and Hannah Louise Morton Tanner Lee Atkinson and Casey Loraine Jones Cody Lane Bell and Brittany Ann Brune Andrew Milton Calloway and Kathryn Grace Schroeder Carlos Santana Castro and Magaly Cecilia Rodriguez Donny Rae Davenport and Yolanda M. Davenport Jake Denton Ewing and Alyssa Leanne Hughes Matthew Ian Fitzpatrick and Kaylee Rose Stackhouse James Blake Halepaska and…

 

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Taking Applications

Farmers and ranchers feed our state, our nation and in fact, our world. You work long hours to provide essential resources for us all, and in these challenging times, I want you to know that USDA is here to support you and your operation through our Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP. Whether you farm one acre or many more, grow food for local markets or big supply chains, CFAP can help…

 

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Muldoon Residents Enjoying Summer

Out and About Martin and Lora Cherry, along with Caroline and Mitchell Cherry, went away for a “last minute before school starts” trip to the beach. They traveled down to Matagorda for some family time on the beach to make wonderful memories.

 

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