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Bob Banner: Showman remembered

Even if Bob Banner, pioneering television producer and director, hadn’t made it to the big time, his hometown of Ennis would still remember him for helping write Ennis High’s song “Maroon and White.” That happened in 1937 when 16 year old Banner was asked by EHS music director Thomas B. Granger to work with him on the song. The result — Granger’s composition and Banner’s arrangement — has instilled pride in thousands of graduates ever since. Read the full story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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Posted by on Sep 12 2017. Filed under About Ennis, History of Ennis. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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