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‘Without a hitch’

The Firehouse Grill float was one of the winners in this year's National Polka Festival.

Nick Todaro, nick@ennisdailynews.com

Chief festival organizer Danny Zapletal was pleased to report that the National Polka Festival’s 45th year “went off without a hitch.”

Managing an ever-growing festival and the honor of including dignitaries from the Czech Republic made this year’s festival a special experience for Zapletal. Perhaps the highest point was a downtown event Saturday when a group of WWII 3rd Army veterans including Ennis’ Willie Laza were presented honors by the Czech delegation.

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