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Kaufman County Kicks Off County Thoroughfare Plans

09-23-2014
On Monday afternoon, Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood hosted the Project Kickoff Meeting and Luncheon for the Kaufman County Thoroughfare Plan and the US 80 Corridor Plan. Held in the conference room at Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative in Kaufman, a large crowd of county and city officials attended the announcement meeting which included a delicious Chicken Fried Steak lunch. Briefly addressing luncheon guests, Judge Bruce Wood stated “Because of the success of the County Road Bond Election back in November of last year we were able to finally put together a professionally coordinated effort
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Forney Council Approves New Industrial District Agreement with FPLE

09-22-2014
In October 1999, the FPLE Forney LLC (NextEra Energy) power plant was constructed and opened in Forney and at that time the Forney Council signed an
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Forney Council Members Rip Brooks & Nash over Zanata’s Amended Contract

09-18-2014
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council unanimously voted to approve a request by the Forney Economic Development Corporation to spend an additional $135,000.00
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Forney City Council Honors Fallen Hero Chad Drake

09-17-2014
In recognition of Fallen Hero Day, on Tuesday evening the Forney City Council honored Forney native and decorated hero, Chad Hadden Drake, on the tenth anniversary of his death.
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Forney's Best Western Christopher Inn & Suites Has Been Sold

09-16-2014
On Monday morning the Forney Best Western Christopher Inn & Suites was officially sold by the Helms Corporation to Nicky Jariwala of Forney Joint Ventures, LLC. The three story hotel
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Kaufman County Commissioners’ Appoint Richards to Head New Consolidated Department

09-15-2014
In an effort to provide for a more efficient operation of three important departments of Kaufman County government the Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court appointed
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Forney EDC Spends Another $135K on Zanata’s Renovation

09-13-2014
At their Thursday evening meeting, the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors listened intently as Assistant City Manager, Gina Nash, explained that it will cost
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Weekly Posts

[09-13-2014 ] Forney City Manager Gives Update on Search for New EDC Executive Director
[09-11-2014 ] Forney Citizen Upset by Lack of Code Enforcement
[09-10-2014 ] Forney Police Issue Update on Active Investigation
[09-09-2014 ] State of Texas Will Soon Privatize Terrell State Hospital
[09-09-2014 ] Texas Attorney General Secures Asset Freeze and Temporary Injunction
[09-07-2014 ] Kaufman County Commissioners Work Through Budget Changes
[09-06-2014 ] Booker T. Washington Project is Removed from Upcoming Bond Proposal
[09-05-2014 ] Texas Rangers Arrive to Assist Forney Police with Suspicious Death Investigation ** Update**
[09-05-2014 ] NORAD Jets Monitor Unresponsive Aircraft
[09-03-2014 ] Kaufman County Budget Considered a Work in Progress
   

Sports

Lady Jackrabbits Take Down Lady Falcons in Volleyball
[09-22-2014 ]

Friday night in Forney Texas saw cross town rivals Forney High School and North Forney High School battle it out in district volleyball action. The Lady Jackrabbits from FHS won in thrilling fashion 27-25, 25-23 and 25-22 to take the best
[09-13-2014 ] Falcons Take Down Jaguars in Homecoming Celebration
[09-12-2014 ] 15th Annual AMA Texas Full Moon Series Round 7 Buffalo Creek MX Park
[09-08-2014 ] North Forney Loses to Frisco Lone Star 51-14
[09-06-2014 ] Crandall Pirates Fall to Marshall Mavericks in non-district Home Opener
 

Community

2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Business Expo a Family Friendly Event
[09-23-2014 ]

A family friendly way to learn about the businesses that serve Forney, several hundred area residents enjoyed the 2nd Annual Forney Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Thursday evening. Held at The Venue 80
[09-21-2014 ] NFHS Holds First Blood Drive of New School Year
[09-20-2014 ] Mesquite Native Serves Aboard USS Dewey
[09-20-2014 ] Investment Returns Reflect New Diversity of Income
[09-20-2014 ] Wetland Photo Contest Winners Announced
 

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Last Tuesday evening the Forney City Council recognized the Forney University 2014 Graduating Class. A continuing education program for city employees, Mayor Rozell thanked all the graduates for participating before presenting each employee with a Certificate of Achievement.

Photographed from left to right are: City Planner, Rashad Jackson, Firefighter, Darren Yarbrough, FPD Lt. Jason Ray, Administrative Clerk, Charity Wilson, Mayor Darren Rozell and City Manager, Brian Brooks.