For the first time in Forney ISD history divers competed in district competition. Alyssa Miller from North is district champions in Girls. In boy, Jeff Sharpe from North was district champion. Hascheem VanBolden, from Forney was second.
For the first time ever, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is designing and hosting its own Food & Wine Festival on March 16 to celebrate cuisine and libations from many cultures, set against the backdrop of its spring festival Dallas Blooms.
Kaitlyn Adams, a senior at Forney High School competed this past weekend at Texas A & M Commerce in the final round of auditions for the Texas Music Educator’s All State Choir which will perform at the annual TMEA convention on February 11th in San Antonio.
On Thursday afternoon Forney Economic Development Executive Director, Warren Ketteman, was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce January luncheon.
A beautiful, healthy baby girl named Keri was the first baby born in 2017 at Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center, formally Lake Pointe Medical Center.
Forney Fire Chief Rick Townsend recently reported that once again a record number of toys were donated by residents from the Forney community for families who needed assistance during the holiday season this year.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which just set an attendance record with a million visitors in the garden, invites everyone to experience Holiday at the Arboretum in its last few weeks.
The University of Texas at Tyler held 2016 fall commencement ceremonies December 16 and 17. One thousand two hundred fifty six degree candidates were recognized in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center including several residents of Forney.
The cold weather has arrived but Lone Star CASA is prepared thanks to the 5th Grade classes at Lewis Elementary in Forney!
Always a popular holiday event, once again the employees of City Bank in Forney held a warm and inviting Holiday Open House which was attended by several hundred area residents and businesses on Thursday night.
For the first time ever, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden welcomed its millionth annual visitor, which exceeds 2015's total of 930,000 guests.
A significant factor in that attendance was the new holiday exhibit
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.