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.
On Saturday night the Chamber of Commerce held its 28th Annual Civic Auction at the Venue @ 80 in Forney and almost every seat was taken as guest enjoyed dinner before very generously spending big money to support the Forney business organization.
Several area high schools including Forney High, North Forney High, Rockwall High and Rowlett High have been nominated for 2016 DSM High School Theatre Awards.
Aided by the theater students of the Forney ISD, the Forney Chamber of Commerce and the Forney ISD jointly hosted the 29th Annual Chamber of Commerce Recognition Banquet on Thursday night and to the delight of all those attending, it was a smash hit.
The Forney High School Fine Arts Department has a smash hit on their hands with their production of “The Addams Family - A New Musical Comedy”.
Thousands of area children recently packed into Allen Event Center for a limited engagement of Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt.
Observing the fall holiday, a considerable number of homeowners decorated their lawns with spooky displays for Halloween and as usual the youngest residents of Forney had a great time seeking treats door-to-door.
The Forney Independent School District lost a close family member recently with the passing of Mr. Anthony (Tony) Jackson. Mr. Jackson, a teacher at Brown Middle School, passed away peacefully of natural causes early Tuesday morning, Oct. 6.
The Forney Chamber of Commerce held their annual Business Expo at the Venue 80 in Forney on Tuesday night and several hundred area residents enjoyed free coattails and hors d'oeuvres while browsing among approximately three dozen vendor booths.
Based upon 2013 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) crime data and population figures, the City of Forney has been named to the "50 Safest Cities in Texas" report by Safewise.