Last week hundreds of football fans packed City Bank Stadium in Forney to witness the annual “Unity Bowl” football rivalry between Forney High and North Forney High School.
The swimmers of the Forney ISD competed in the Hebron Hawk Invitational on Saturday. The boys finished in 9th place out of 21 teams scoring and finished 28 of all the teams at the meet. FISD Head Swim Coach Dwayne Davis said “All the swimmers did a nice job competing with some big 6A programs and especially on SAT weekend with several team members out”.
On Halloween night while working to keep the families of Forney safe, FPD Officer Tanner Gilbert went out of his way to give one little boy a Happy Halloween.
Contacting The Post local resident Mandy Martini reported,
On Monday night countless area families enjoyed the nice weather as they Trick-or-Treated their way through the neighborhoods of Forney in celebration of Halloween.
Unfortunately for lots of children, the City of Forney’s annually sponsored Trail of Treats Halloween event was a colossal mess complete with a three hour line and no visible children’s games or activities.
Hundreds of Forney families enjoyed the Forney Unity Bowl Parade on Saturday morning and although it was much shorter than in years past, the children attending had a blast seeing it pass through downtown while collecting lots of candy.
At the recent monthly meeting of the Forney Chamber of Commerce it was announced that the business organization will soon hold its 4th annual Business Expo and that this year the event will include a new section entitled “Savory Samplers”.
The Forney High School Jackrabbit Players delivered a smash hit with each of their recent performances of “Junie B. Jones The Musical”.
Performing three consecutive nights, the musicals very talented cast packed the FHS Performing Arts Center
The October meeting of the Forney Chamber of Commerce was held on Thursday at the Forney Best Western where many chamber members immensely enjoyed an awesome lunchtime performance by the Crosby Elementary School Choir.
With the economy steadily rebounding since the Great Recession, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis of the 2016 Fastest Growing Cities in the United States, and Frisco, Texas was selected as the #1 Fastest Growing City.
On Tuesday night Forney Mayor Rick Wilson made three employee related presentations beginning with an official proclamation recognizing Fire Prevention Week. Joining Mayor Wilson, almost the entire fire department lined up to listen as he described the importance of fire safety.
For the second consecutive year, Forney resident William “Wil” Rigdon has been named “2016 On Air Personality of the Year - Small Markets" by Texas Regional Radio Music Awards (TRRMA).