Summer camps proved to be successful for North Forney High School’s Junior Varsity and Varsity Cheerleaders and Mascots. Both teams, as well as both mascots, came home with numerous awards.

Stor y by Larr y Goldenand, Photos by Larr y Gloden and Misty Holler


These “Trapper” hooks are revolutionizing the way many of us fish. Once a fish is hooked, he is hooked!


Although Harry Power and I did not get to follow the Lady Lions Softball Team in person this year, I did try to keep up with them in other ways, and they were AWESOME!

Matt Swarbrick, Certified Wealth Adviser for Thrivent Financial, had been working to help our church members and others attend a Texas Rangers game by hosting a “Thrivent Night at the Park.” Holly


I’m a bit of a wordsmith. It’s a disease common to those of us who find great comfort and satisfaction in writing.

It was July 4th, 2013, almost exactly 6 years ago. We were leasing a house in a subdivision in Rockwall because we needed shelter and there was nothing available in Forney.

Today’s educators are facing challenges with students that are unprecedented. Student behavior seems to deteriorate each year with some of the worst offenders in grades K through 2.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 936, Forney, TX 75126
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Phone: 972-564-3121
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