Last Tone Will Ring Out for James Dwight Barkham

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.

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FHS Wins 1st Place at Lone Star Drumline Classic

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.

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NFHS Relay Swimmers Set New School Records

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.

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Kaufman County Master Gardeners Welcome 18 Interns

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.

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Annual Turkey Trax Auto Show Finds a New Home at Community Park

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.

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