Ennis Ford Perfect Drive
Ennis Daily News

Setbacks are can lead to growth

Mark Warde

Mark Warde

About 100 years ago southeastern states began to suffer devastating losses in their way of life. The entire region was witnessing a small pest invade and devour their beloved cotton crops.

What had stood as their main staple for work and income just happened to be the fast food choice of the boll weevil. The bug had arrived from Mexico in the 1890s and was thriving on the strands and fibers of the fruit of the loom.

Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Post to Twitter



Posted by on May 14 2014. Filed under Editorials. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

Featured Links

    Search Archive

    Search by Date
    Search by Category
    Search with Google
    Log in


    Copyright: All rights reserved. Users may download and print extracts of content from this website for their own personal and non-commercial use only. Republication or redistribution of Ennis Daily News content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Ennis Daily News. Ennis Daily News and its logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Ellis County Newspapers, Inc.

    © Ellis County Newspapers, Inc. 2017