On May 14, 2013, Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas went to sleep with his phone on silent. He woke up around 12:30 a.m. on May 15. “A police officer knocked on my door and said, ‘Mr. Mayor, you need to come downtown. We’ve been hit by a tornado.’”
Dozens of high schoolers from across the state unveiled newly restored tractors in that 2nd annual Junior Agricultural Mechanic Show.
Not that there’s ever a good time for a fire to happen, but the congregation had just started a campaign to restore the church to its former historical glory.