State Representative Keith Bell Sworn in for Second Term
Where is the Vaccine?
Trinity Valley CC Awarded $300,000 in Grant Funds to Reskill Texas Workers
Mesquite Earns Employer of the Year Award
Dek Hockey Arrives in Forney
Willard Heating & Air Conditioning Named Finalist in BBB Torch Awards for Ethics


Texas Laws Protecting Whistleblowers Don’t Apply to Attorney General Ken Paxton, His Agency Argues in Bid to Quash Lawsuit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, were at the Capitol on Tuesday, the first day of the legislative session. Credit: Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman

The Texas attorney general’s office is attempting to fight off efforts by four former aides to take depositions and issue subpoenas in their lawsuit claiming they were illegally fired after telling

More Than 2,600 Visitors Hit the Trails for a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

Visitors from across Texas laced up their shoes and packed on plenty of layers to usher in 2021 with a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park.

Sam Rayburn Logs First Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class Bass Entry of 2021

The second weekend of the 2021 Toyota ShareLunker season produced the first Legacy Class largemouth bass at Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

Schools & Sports

Was it a Touchback, a Safety, or a Fair-Catch? Or do you just nod your head and grin?

As football season “winds down” and play-offs begin, many folks, who have not been too interested in regular season games, seem to pay more attention as the stakes are higher and the games more com


Luke took this fine buck about this time last year on the Dale River Ranch. This past week, he used the same air rifle to harvest a fat spike. In this week’s column, Luke recaps the return hunt on the ranch and the harvest of some prime venison.

About this time last year, I took one of the largest free ranging whitetail bucks of my life with my Texan big bore air rifle on the Dale River Ranch, situated on the Brazos River in Palo Pinto Cou

J. J. BAREA, extremely popular MAVERICKS player, RELEASED

First things first: Barea says that “Dallas is my second home, man.

Columns & Editorials

Hoarding in the Hamptons

I realized, very young, that my family did things a little, well, differently. We didn’t burn bridges. We didn’t even close doors that well.

Dear Aunt B,

I Fully Understand

Holy moly. Today, I had the pleasure of taking part in an hour-long Zoom class. The facilitator was an accomplished professional and entrepreneur.

Forney Messenger

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