Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 7 (SB 7), which aims to crack down on inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas.
The law ensures that teachers who engage in an inappropriate relationship with a student will lose their teaching certification/license and their taxpayer pension, and punishes administrators, superintendents and principals who turn a blind-eye to such misconduct.READ MORE...
The always popular Dallas Arboretum summer camps have been announced for 2017, and there's still time to register! Organized by age, the day camps run weekly from June 5 to August 11, and provide campers with explorations in nature, art and science that will spark their imagination and inspire environmental stewardship.
Governor Greg Abbott recently announced that the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division will provide $547,000 in funding to emergency shelters and residential facilities for support services to help reduce the number of high-needs children in foster care currently without placements.
Brookshire’s and Gatorade have partnered for the fifth consecutive year to help local emergency first responders throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas stay hydrated as they work to keep communities safe this summer.
Do you love plants? Do you enjoy sharing what you know with others? Consider becoming a Kaufman County Master Gardener.
We are having an information meeting on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kaufman County Library, 3790 S. Houston Street, Kaufman.
In February 2015, the Forney Public Works Department ranked Trinity Street near downtown the #1 Worst Street in Forney and subsequently the City Council approved a multi-million dollar road repair project which began with the reconstruction of the dead-end street which accesses only thirty homes.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council recognized National Police Week by presenting the Forney Police Department with an honorary Proclamation.
Agreeing with the Forney Planning & Zoning Commission, on Tuesday night the City Council denied approval for a major size reduction to the proposed Gateway Parks Amenity Center.
Being granted beautiful weather on Saturday morning, the Girl Scouts of Troop #2887 welcomed their families and Forney Mayor Rick Wilson to assist them in dedicating a new Butterfly Garden located in Forney’s Community Park.
On Thursday night, the city’s Special Events department joined several of Forney’s non-profit organizations for mandatory training on the application process used for awarding HOT Fund Grants from the Forney Economic Development Corporation.