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Wait a cotton pickin’ minute

I had the opportunity in recent weeks to visit area cotton fields, watch the most modern of machines pick it from stalks three or four
feet high, then visited one of three Ellis County gins. Getting schooled on the operation was enlightening to say the least. Up until now my knowledge and appreciation for cotton had its limits. As a young boy I learned about Peter Cottontail, the name that Peter Rabbit
chose over his plain-sounding name. Of course, you can’t be a kid and not have eaten cotton candy from a fair or carnival. Read the full story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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