Forney ISD recently held the 2017 FCA Unity Bowl Canned Food Drive in connection with the FCA Unity Bowl football game between Forney High School and North Forney High School. All of the schools in Forney ISD participated in the canned food drive to benefit the Forney Food Pantry.
With snow flurries on hand and carolers on the steps of the original Rockwall County Courthouse, thousands of area citizens enjoyed the Rockwall Hometown Christmas Celebration on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Several theatre students from Forney High School recently participated in the Texas Thespian State Festival at the Gaylord Texas Hotel and Resort, Nov. 16-18. The students participated in workshops, competitions, performances, social activities and leadership training.
Kicking off Forney’s holiday season, for the second consecutive year the United States Air Force Band of the West presented a beautifully arranged free concert at the Forney High School Performing Arts Center.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden welcomed its millionth visitor for the year over the Thanksgiving holiday, and it's the second year in a row that the garden has reached more than a million visitors.
At last week’s meeting, Forney Fire Chief Rick Townsend and the members of the Forney City Council recognized the Forney Firefighters Combat Challenge Team for their outstanding finish in the 2017 Combat Challenge Team World Competition.
On Saturday the United Methodist Women (UMW), who serve the First United Methodist Church in Forney, held their annual charity bazaar and this year event organizers topped off the month long fundraiser with a Sunday morning Thanksgiving Breakfast and Live Auction.
The Forney ISD Athletic Department proudly acknowledged the efforts of eleven outstanding athletes last week with the college signing of eight athletes from Forney High, and three athletes from North Forney High School.
Heavily investing in the community, over the past two years Pastor Randy Franklin has spent countless hours breathing new life back into one of Forney's oldest Church’s.
Due to a variety of structural issues, including a sewer problem which at one time flooded the entire basement in four feet of water;
On Saturday morning Forney Girl Scout Troop 1797 hosted an educational birthday celebration in recognition of the life of Girl Scout founder, Juliette Gordon Lowe.
On Thursday afternoon the members of the Forney Chamber of Commerce were enlightened on how the Internet is affecting the local florist business by Kim Franklin, the owner of Kim’s Creations Flowers & Gifts.
On Thursday afternoon citizens living in the downtown area may have noticed a flurry of activity as the City of Forney Public Works Department spent the day erecting Forney’s official Christmas tree.