On Friday night the United States Air Force Band of the West presented a beautifully arranged free holiday concert at the Forney High School Performing Arts Center to the enjoyment of several hundred area residents.
USAF Band of the West Commander and Conductor Dave Elpar came out into the audience to greet his many guests just before the show, and then introduced the FHS Color Guard for the presentation
Escorted from First Baptist Church to Hillcrest Cemetery by a Care Flight helicopter and a very long procession of fire engines, high honors were observed on Friday morning as Forney firefighter James (Jamie) Dwight Barkham was laid to rest.
A well-loved, highly respected member of the Forney fire department, Jamie Barkham trained, mentored and befriended many firefighters including FFD Chaplain Mark Elliott who spoke very eloquently of Jamie’s dedication during the memorial service.
On Thursday afternoon the Henderson Elementary School choir entertained the members of the Forney Chamber of Commerce during their Christmas luncheon, and brimming with holiday spirit the group earned a standing ovation for an enthusiastic performance.
Prior to their performance, Music Teacher Shannon Herbert Barnes stated “Thank you so much for having us and also for feeding us, it was delicious.
For the second time in four years, rain or the expectancy of rain, has cancelled the City of Forney’s annual Christmas celebration, known as “Christmas on Main”.
During Thursday afternoons Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, FISD Fine Arts Director Mario Luna read the official announcement cancelling the event, on behalf of Forney City Manager James Fisher.
Designed for the sole purpose of promoting economic development throughout the City of Forney, the Forney EDC Board of Directors recently approved a second financial incentive for Latham Bakery and Deli, the proposed tenant of EDC owned property located at 106 Main Street in downtown Forney.
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding his continued service as Chairman of the Financial Services Committee and Steven Mnuchin’s nomination to be Treasury Secretary;
“It was a distinct honor to be considered by President-elect Trump to serve in his cabinet.
At their last meeting, the Forney EDC Board of Director’s voted to split the cost of an FM 548 traffic study 50/50 with the Forney City Council.
While detailing the action item, EDC Director Warren Ketteman said “This was brought to my attention by Mr. Fisher, our City Manager.
Eight new volunteers for Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) were sworn in on Monday, November 21st by Judge Brett Hall.
New CASA Advocates include Angel Cleveland, Mac McDaniel, Jerry Francis, Stephanie Francis, Melinda Odom, Danielle Oliveira, Tiffany Dunkin and Candius Truscott.
Kicking off the holiday season, hundreds of area families recently enjoyed attending Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at the Music Hall at Fair Park.
Presented by Dallas Summer Musicals, the stage adaption of CBS’s highest rated Christmas Special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, was performed live on stage,
Last night the Forney City Council unanimously agreed to authorize the city manager to enter into a Membership Agreement with CareFlight to provide medical flight services to the citizens of Forney.