On Tuesday night, Forney Police Chief Rob Sherwin received unanimous approval from the Forney City Council to “apply and accept a grant for the purchase of body armor that protects officers from rifle fire”.
Addressing the Council, Police Chief Sherwin said “As a result of the July 7, 2016 shooting the Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 12 which authorized $25 million to law enforcement agencies throughout the state to purchase rifle resistant body armor.”READ MORE...
On Tuesday night Fire Marshall John Holcomb requested City Council approval on an inter-local agreement that would allow the Forney Fire Department to become a founding member of the Kaufman County Fire Marshal's Association.
On Monday night hundreds of homeowners packed Mesquite City Hall to express their anger, frustration and genuine concern over a proposed annexation plan which would involuntarily annex into the Mesquite city limit’s a large section of Kaufman County located along Interstate 20.
At their last meeting the Forney City Council voted unanimously to accept the professional recommendation of Strategic Government Resources (SGR) to hire Mike Alexander to serve as Interim City Manager, while the firm continues searching for Forney’s next city manager.
The annual Floyd Smith Memorial Kaufman County Hay Show is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Kaufman County Fairgrounds on Hwy. 34, south of Kaufman.
The Rockwall Police and Fire Departments are working together on an investigation into a few criminal mischief and arson incidents that have happened at the Rockwall Commons apartment complex.
Forney ISD Superintendent Suzanne McWilliams was the Keynote Speaker at the Forney Chamber of Commerce October luncheon, where the veteran educator spoke honestly about the districts safety and security processes, as well as about upcoming plans to open two, 5th and 6th grade only campuses.
On Saturday morning the Forney Animal Shelter officially opened its doors with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by a cupcake reception and tours of the new state-of-the-art animal shelter.
Mayor Rick Wilson held his October “Coffee with the Mayor” breakfast meeting at Huddle House in Forney on Saturday morning,
With rainy weather threatening overhead, several hundred families from the Grayhawk neighborhood in Forney happily gathered within Classic Industries for National Night Out.