The winners of the 1st Annual City of Forney BBQ Cook-off and Festival were announced at five o’clock on Saturday afternoon just prior to an awesome free concert which featured headline performer Cory Morrow.
The first ever City of Forney BBQ Cook-off and Festival is underway within the Forney Community Park, where to spite expected rainy weather several dozen cook-off teams have gathered along with a variety of campers, smokers and grills.
PrideRock Wildlife Sanctuary is permanent home for lions, tigers and bears PrideRock Wildlife Sanctuary in Terrell recently earned a spot on the GreatNonprofits 2016 Top-Rated List.
PrideRock Wildlife Sanctuary provides a permanent and final home for big cats and other wildlife. Currently, the sanctuary is home to 27 lions and tigers, one hyena, two wolf-hybrids and three black bears.
On Thursday evening in recognition of Memorial Day, the City of Forney selected the movie “Max” as their second free Movie in the Park. Attracting a crowd of about two hundred guests, the movie depicts the life of a highly trained service dog that is too traumatized to remain in service after his owner is killed in combat in Afghanistan.
Destiny Johns, a Forney, Texas, student was honored by Oklahoma State University at the recent College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet.
On Thursday night the City of Forney Parks and Recreation department held the second of five concerts at the Spellman Amphitheater and unfortunately cool, rainy weather held attendance to less than one hundred people.
Ted Munselle, the volunteer chairman of Dallas Summer Musicals, recently released a further statement regarding leadership changes at the organization.
Forney ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Forney ISD joins 476 districts across the country in receiving the prestigious award in 2016. 41 districts received this recognition in Texas with 21 of them being from the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
North Forney High School art student Emma Sumrow recently won the U.S. Congressional Art Competition for the 5th Congressional District. Sumrow's artwork, "Same Species, Different Colors" is an acrylic painting and was chosen to represent Representative Jeb Hensarling's District and hang in the U.S. Capitol Building.
This is Sumrow's second artwork to win the U.S. Congressional Art Competition. She won the competition in 2015 with her pastel drawing, "Time is Golden".
Several hundred supporters of the Kaufman County Children’s Advocacy Center gathered at Classic Industries in Forney on Saturday night for the non-profit organizations 4th Annual Purse Bingo Fundraiser and many of the bingo players were very generous.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Catholic Diocese of Dallas announced the unexpected death of Monsignor Glenn "Duffy" Gardner, Pastor of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Forney.