Like a ray of transparent sunshine, on Friday morning the Texas Health and Human Services Commission welcomed local media representatives to a press conference and tour of the new Terrell State Hospital Veterans Unit.
Gathering in the lobby of the Witt Building at the 134 year old psychiatric hospital, a large group of HHSC officials welcomed State Representative Keith Bell, Senator Bob Hall's representative, Terrell Mayor Rick Carmona, the Terrell City Council and several media representatives to the official opening of the new TSH Veterans Unit.
On July 17, 2019 at 11:30 p.m., the Forney Police Officers responded to 120 Ashbrook Trail regarding a report of gunshots.
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.
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.
House Bill 1325 was signed into law by the Governor last month on June 10, 2019 and became effective immediately.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has just informed the City of Rockwall that contractors will begin construction on SH 276 at 4 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 12.
On July 18, the City of Forney will be conducting a public meeting for the Redbud Drive Reconstruction Project.
The meeting will include an update on the project and discuss the roadway improvements including paving, drainage, and utilities from Pinson Road to FM 740.
The meeting will be held at City Hall and is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to widen Farm to Market Road (FM) 1641 from FM 548 to FM 148 and FM 548 from FM 1641 to United States (US) 80 in Kaufman County.
On July 10, Lone Wolf Construction will begin a 60-day restoration project on a large portion of CR 212.
During construction, the county road will be closed east of Gateway Boulevard to Kiest Drive.
Dallas County Health and Human Services’ (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.
The mosquito traps were collected from the 75098 zip code of unincorporated Dallas County.
The Dallas Municipal Court at 2014 Main Street will be closed on Friday, June 28 for professional development and training.
All court appearances scheduled for Friday, June 28 have been rescheduled.
During the June 19, 2019 Commissioner's Court meeting, Kaufman County Commissioner Mike Hunt proposed that funds be allocated for needed repairs at the Kaufman County Fairgrounds.
During the Commissioners monthly workshop, Commissioner Hunt said "I put this on the agenda so we can discuss the fairgrounds. They've come to visit with me and they want to make some improvements to the grounds.