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.
Escorted from First Baptist Church to Hillcrest Cemetery by a Care Flight helicopter and a very long procession of fire engines, high honors were observed on Friday morning as Forney firefighter James (Jamie) Dwight Barkham was laid to rest.
On Thursday afternoon the Henderson Elementary School choir entertained the members of the Forney Chamber of Commerce during their Christmas luncheon, and brimming with holiday spirit the group earned a standing ovation for an enthusiastic performance.
Mere words cannot describe the loss of someone who touched the lives of so many. However on Friday morning “last tone” will ring out for long time Forney volunteer firefighter, James (Jamie) Dwight Barkham.
Having served as a firefighter for the Forney Fire Department for decades, Jamie Barkham will receive a true fireman’s funeral at First Baptist Church in Forney, and as a community we will wish him God speed.
Kicking off the holiday season, hundreds of area families recently enjoyed attending Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at the Music Hall at Fair Park.
Presented by Dallas Summer Musicals, the stage adaption of CBS’s highest rated Christmas Special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, was performed live on stage,
The United States Air Force Band of the West Concert Band presents Holiday in Blue at the Forney High School Performing Arts Center, December 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. The concert is family-friendly and open free to the public.
Advance free tickets are available at bit.ly/2decforney
On November 12th, the Forney High School percussion students traveled to Lewisville to compete at the 20th annual Lone Star Drumline Classic held at Marcus High School.
Fifty one drumlines from around the state came to Lewisville to compete at this prestigious contest.
Last weekend Forney resident Hunter Lambert, an Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop #339, refurbished and repainted a 50 foot metal house rack and an outside stairwell for the benefit of Forney Fire Station No.1 located on Aimee Street near downtown Forney.
On Saturday, the North Forney High School swim team traveled to Carrollton, Texas to compete in their latest meet and brought home two new school records.
This meet was for swimmers who do have TISCA cuts. A big meet with qualifying times and if the swimmer doesn’t hit one, then the race doesn't score.
Kaufman County Master Gardeners completed their first-ever, in-county training program. The first class had 18 trainees, all of whom are now Master Gardener Interns.
Seven are from Terrell: Sandy Malone, Darrell Scott, Rita Scott, Vicki Stecher, Marie Theobald, Marilyn Walls and Ester Williams.
Several thousand people visited Forney’s Community Park on Sunday for the 9th Annual City of Forney Turkey Trax Auto Show which raised funds for the Sharing the Love Foundation (STLF).
One of the city’s four annual community events, the Turkey Trax Auto Show has grown considerably, now registering hundreds of contestants from across Texas.