The Friday afternoon February 17, 2017 deadline to submit a ballot application for the May 2017 General Election has passed for candidates seeking election to the Forney City Council and the Forney ISD Board of Directors.
Forney Mayor Rick Wilson will run unopposed for his second term in office as will Place 6 Council Member David Johnson.
Because Council Member Ray Stephens recently announced that he will not seek another term, two new political contenders,
On February 18, 2017 Dairy Queen's across Texas will begin celebrating their loyal customers with 1/2 off Day!
On Saturday, February 18th the celebration will start at the following locations: Canton, Chandler, Chapel Hill, Forney, Gresham, HWY 271 Tyler, Lindale Main Street and S. Broadway Street in Tyler.
On February 25th the celebration will move to the following locations: I-20 Lindale, 5th Street Tyler, Gentry Tyler, Loop 323 Tyler, Noonday, Van, and Whitehouse.
On Saturday morning the members of the Kaufman County Republican Women (KCRW) were excited to welcome Dallas County Criminal District Attorney, Faith Johnson, as the Keynote Speaker at their February luncheon.
Recently appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to complete the term of former Dallas DA Susan Hawk, Faith Johnson is the first female African-American to serve as Dallas County Criminal District Attorney, and she is a Republican.
In a victory to public education advocates across the state, Texas State Representative Lance Gooden was named to the House Public Education Committee by House Speaker Joe Strauss.
Serving his third term in the legislature, Gooden said, “I campaigned loudly and proudly for Texas public education during last year’s campaign, and I plan to continue down that road on this important committee. Now, more than ever, public education as we know it is under attack, and I’m grateful to Speaker Strauss for this appointment”.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Sunnyvale donated 100 turkeys to the Forney Food Pantry to support their efforts in helping families in need in the Forney and Crandall communities.
Scheduled to open soon, on Thursday night the Forney Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors voted unanimously to amend their approved lease agreement with Latham Bakery and Deli in order to provide the owner with “first right of refusal” to purchase of the building located at 106 Main Street in downtown Forney.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council appointed Amanda Lewis to the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors, and just two day later, Director Lewis sat down with the FEDC Board for her first official meeting.
On Thursday night the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors unanimously approved the leasing of the EDC owned 215 South Bois d’Arc building to Eno’s Pizza and Tavern.
Taking a giant step towards providing a new park for the residents of Forney, on Tuesday night the City Council was excited to unanimously approve the purchase of the Pinson Farm from longtime resident Leon P. Harp.
The 16 acre farm has been owned by the Pinson family since 1888 and is located at 900 Pinson Road adjacent to Forney's Best Western hotel.