On Thursday, April 18, the Forney Jackrabbit baseball team secured their 4th straight outright District Title with an 11-1 victory over North Forney.
With this victory, the Jackrabbits improved to 18-8-1 overall on the season and 11-1 in District 13-5A play. The Falcons fall to 17-8-2 overall and 6-4 in District 13-5A play.
Overall, in this game, the Jackrabbits scored 5 runs in the first inning, 2 in the fourth, 3 in the sixth, and 1 in the seventh.
The City of Dallas’ flood way projects, including the new Cadillac Heights Levee, received over $450 million in funding under Supplemental Appropriation in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (PL 115-123) to address long awaited critical flood risk management for the residents and businesses along the Trinity River.
On Thursday night Incumbent mayoral candidate Rick Wilson and the candidates seeking election to the Places 2, 4 & 6 on the city council rolled out an interesting and financially feasible solution to the FM 548 traffic congestion that regularly delays Forney motorist.
The 7-Eleven project has been approved by the City of Rockwall for construction. This project will include the addition of a driveway on State Highway 66 (Rusk St) approximately 300-feet west of the intersection with Lakeshore Dr.
On Tuesday, April 16th it was Play For Em Night at the Forney ISD Softball Game between the Forney Lady Rabbits and the North Forney Lady Falcons.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council presented Atmos Energy mascot “Gus the Gopher” with an Official Proclamation in recognition of National Safe Digging Month, after which representatives from the energy company graciously donated a natural gas detection tool to the Forney Fire Department.
The North Forney Indoor Percussion Ensemble recently competed in the group’s first ever appearance at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships.
The competition, held on April 11 and 12 in Dayton, Ohio included numerous percussion ensembles from across the country.
As the May General Election approached the voters will clearly hear a diverse debate regarding a taxpayer approved multi-million dollar bond package that is being proposed for the construction of a new north side community park.