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The Volunteers of the U S Army Field Band Rocked the Nearly Empty Spellman Amphitheater

10-31-2014
Rocking the house for less than a hundred guests, The Volunteers of the U S Army Field Band put on a fabulous free concert at the Mick Spellman Amphitheater on Thursday night. With hundreds of Forney families on the soccer and football fields of the Forney Community Park, the fourth concert of the city’s fall concert series began at seven o’clock before an almost empty Amphitheater. Forney Mayor Darren Rozell introduced and welcomed The Volunteers to Forney
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Low-Price Grocery Leader ALDI Opens First Forney Store

10-30-2014
On Thursday, November 6, ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader*, will offer shoppers a smarter alternative as it opens its first Forney-area store
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Texas Attorney General's Child Support Division Receives Top Award for Exemplary Performance

10-30-2014
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Child Support Division this week received the Outstanding Program Award from the Western Interstate Child Support Enforcement Council
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Forney's Children Enjoy 5th Annual Trail of Treats

10-28-2014
On Saturday night the City of Forney held their 5th annual Trail of Treats at Forney’s Community Park and thousands of children thoroughly enjoyed themselves
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Let’s Stop the False Rumors and Scare Tactics Surrounding TSH

10-25-2014
For more than a century, the Terrell State Hospital (TSH) has been an integral part of our community. As one of the largest employers in the area, TSH employs nearly 1,000
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TxDOT Seeks Public Input on I-20 East Texas Draft Implementation Plan

10-25-2014
The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting Virtual Open House meetings to seek public feedback on the I-20 East Texas Corridor Draft Implementation Plan.
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Forney Council Approves Green Ribbon Project Landscape Agreement

10-23-2014
On Tuesday night City of Forney Public Works Director, Chris Metz, appealed to the City Council for approval to enter into a Landscape Maintenance Agreement with TxDOT
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Weekly Posts

[10-22-2014 ] Kaufman County Drug Court – Making a Difference
[10-20-2014 ] Texas HHSC Enters into Contract Negotiations with GEO Care to Privatize Terrell State Hospital
[10-19-2014 ] NCTCOG Announces Staff Recommendations for Blacklands Corridor
[10-15-2014 ] Attorney General Abbott Asks Houston City Attorney to Withdraw Subpoenas Seeking Sermons from Houston-area Pastors
[10-13-2014 ] End of Wright Amendment is a Victory for Free-market Approach
[10-13-2014 ] Kaufman County Fire Marshal Lifts Burn Ban
[10-12-2014 ] Dallas-Fort Worth Bicycle-Pedestrian Projects Awarded $38 million
[10-11-2014 ] Fort Worth Chiropractor Faces Up to Five Years in Federal Prison in Health Care Fraud Case
[10-08-2014 ] City of Dallas Will Host 35TH National Veterans Wheelchair Games
[10-08-2014 ] Texas Cities and Agencies Receive More than $2.3 Million in FEMA Grants to Assist with Flood Mapping Activities
   

Sports

Falcons Fall to Bulldogs and into Third Place
[10-30-2014 ]

The Lady Falcons had a sub-par performance against the visiting Royce City Bulldogs on Tuesday night and ended their season with a loss. The loss resulted in the Falcons falling out of a tie for second place in their district with cross town rival Forney High School and into third place heading into the playoffs.
[10-28-2014 ] Lady Falcons Continue Winning Ways at West Mesquite
[10-27-2014 ] Lamar University Wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Invitational
[10-23-2014 ] Shane Bullock Traces his Journey from the Streets of San Francisco to the Homeless World Cup 2014, Santiago, Chile
[10-19-2014 ] Falcons Fall to Colonels in District Football Matchup
 

Community

Forney’s Youngest Enjoy Trunk-or-Treating
[10-30-2014 ]

On Wednesday evening the youngest of Forney’s residents turned out in mass to enjoy Trunk-or-Treating at First United Methodist Church in Forney. An annual tradition, FUMC Youth Director, Amy Madrid, organized the event in which about forty parishioner families joined several church organizations in going “all out”
[10-29-2014 ] The Volunteers of the US Army Field Band Schedule Free Concert at Spellman Amphitheater
[10-28-2014 ] Two Weekend Events to Benefit the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
[10-27-2014 ] Dallas VA Psychologist Repeats Award for PTSD Research
[10-26-2014 ] Texas Woman Arrested for Theft of Livestock
 

Pic Of The Day

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Enjoying the nice weather, this motorcyclist waited patiently as a very lengthy train passed through downtown Forney on Saturday morning.