Area voters will soon be courted by the Forney ISD, and quite possibly by the selected members of the FISD Innovation School Facilities Planning Committee, for approval of a bond issue that will total $623,000,000.
At least four times larger than any bond initiative requested in the history of the Forney ISD, this bond issue will be presented to the voters on the November 2019 ballot. And the high bond amount requested is without doubt a direct result of the residential growth experienced in Forney over the past ten years.READ MORE...
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 43-year-old Christopher Carl Camacho, of Kempner, Texas, on charges of online solicitation of a minor.
Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is currently at 108% capacity for dogs and 150% capacity for cats and needs adopters and fosters to help save lives.
All pets will have their adoption fees waived to help DAS avoid euthanizing adoptable pets for space.
The special will run through Sunday, July 21. Adoption hours are as follows:
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday
On Tuesday night July 16, 2019 the taxpayers of Forney will be presented with a Booker T. Washington Project presentation during the bi-monthly meeting of the city council.
The residents of Forney have numerous times been supplied information regarding the Booker T. Washington Project which has for years been a favored project of several council members.
This month, a massive project to restore the historic Apollo Mission Control Center culminated with the room reopening to the public. Be one of the first to visit this National Historic Landmark as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
The many floral beds are bursting with impatiens, lobelias, begonias, salvia, marigolds, zinnias, caladiums, lantana, cannas, vinca and pentas.
Alan Walne, Dallas Arboretum board chairman, said, "We look forward to record attendance this August, and with general garden admission being $2 per person, everyone can come enjoy the beautiful gardens at an affordable price."
House Bill 1325 was signed into law by the Governor last month on June 10, 2019 and became effective immediately. The new legislation will enact regulations to govern hemp production as a crop through the State of Texas Hemp Production Plan.
In creating this new legislation one of the results has been confusion between the lawful production of hemp and the Texas statutory criminal illegality of marijuana possession.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents in a few Central and East Texas counties have reported armyworm activity in hayfields and pastures over the past few weeks.
More than 50 years ago, a young woman drowned in a motel pool, her identity still remains a mystery. Now the Pecos Police Department is working with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to release a new facial reconstruction showing what the woman looked like while she was alive.
In the aftermath of recent storms that roared across the metroplex leaving mass tree devastation in numerous Dallas parks, city officials are reaching out to area Fortune 500 companies and businesses to encourage their support of citywide reforestation initiatives.