Fowler Ennis hosted family and friends at a 4th of July fish fry on Tuesday at his home. Daughters Gail Breneman and Mary Pfeiffer shared co-hostess duties.
Jim Ennis and Harry Divins presided over the fryers, with much commentary and taste testing from other men in the party.
Those attending from Vandalia included Charlene Teague; Leroy and Gail Breneman; Harry and Deanna Divins; Phil and Sheila Ennis; Curt and Amy Childs with their children Ennis and Erin; and Audrey Black.
Out-of-town guests were Steven Hickman; Paul Six, and Lee Shaw, of Columbia; Kelly Meals, of Springfield; Jim and Linda Ennis, Kenny and Diann Six, Rick Six, and Kristin Six and daughter Addie, all of Jefferson City; Bob and Sharon Ennis, of Lee Summit; Mary Pfeiffer, of Plano, Texas; and Chad and Jamie Ennis with their children Sam, Sloan, and Isla, of Austin, Texas.
Jamie Ennis and children will remain in the area for two weeks to visit family and friends.