Troop 1857 Produces Eagle Scouts Amidst Pandemic

Jared Lytle

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a few local scouts have taken advantage of the alone time to work on advancement in scouting.

Forney Celebrates Independence Day

Last Saturday’s annual City of Forney Independence Day Celebration was a success, considering the unique circumstances.

Saving Bees One Hive at a Time: The Basics of Backyard Beehives

Scientists and environmentalists have been warning the public for years that honeybees are disappearing at alarming rates.


WES UNSELD: 1969 NBA “Rookie of the Year” WES UNSELD: MVP of NBA in 1969!

Unseld guards against the sky hook!

Only two players in the entire history of the National Basketball Association have ever won both above honors during the same season—Wesley Sissel Unseld (1946—2020) and Wilton Norman Chamberlain (


During the past several years, I’ve had the opportunity to fish with my friend Trey Schmidt many times. Trey has a coveted ‘fin fish’ licenses on the Texas coast.

Do You Remember #33 DUANE THOMAS?

Duane Thomas, Dallas Cowboy

My all-time favorite Dallas Cowboys players, in no certain order, are the following: Don Meredith, Don Perkins, Bob Hayes, Craig Morton, Danny White, Herschel Walker, Harvey Martin, “Crazy Ray.” An


A Change in Direction?

It seems the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Texas and the rest of the nation has caused education administrators to rethink what school is going to look like in the Fall.

Sandcastles in a High Tide

There are infinite types of sickness, loosely defined as the act of being affected by illness, physical or mental.

The Teachers’ Lounge

The last 8 weeks of the 2019-2020 school year ended in a whirlwind of chaos and uncertainty.

Forney Messenger

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