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Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen held the first meeting of the Texas Safety Commission at the Texas Capitol on Aug. 22, 2019. Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

News

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Not too long ago, many long-time local residents might have smirked at the thought that downtown Forney could ever be considered a destination location.

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After an exciting summer vacation, students in Forney ISD returned to the classroom on Monday, Aug. 19 ready to tackle new challenges and continue their educational journey.

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The City of Forney Finance Department was recently awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 2018-2019 FY budget.

Sports

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FHS varsity football

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NFHS varsity football

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My wife and I have seen the first home game of both the Falcons (week one) and the Rabbits (week two) at City Bank Stadium and have enjoyed all the action of football and associated entertainments!

Columns

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Time and technology have had a profound effect on priorities in the field of education.

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In the fall of 1981, I sat in the center aisle, second row, of what would now be considered Freshman AP English, in Seagoville High School. I figured that was about the best place to be.

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The 80’s was the decade of slogans.

Forney Messenger

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