Fresh air, warm sun and delicious foods make brunch a favorite weekend event. Set the stage (and the table) for an inviting experience with recipes that cover all the bases from snacks and desserts to a mouthwatering main course.
The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) swept this year’s Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Operations Challenge held at Texas Water 2022 to take home the coveted trophy for Overall First Place State Champions and was recognized in three categories related to water conservation and reuse, and public education programs.
Friday morning April 8th, found Don and Vivian on the road to Ft. Worth and the Will Rogers Coliseum complex, a place with such wonderful memories of a very early “Don and Vivian date” to see “The Statler Brothers” in concert (May 12, 1979) and sitting on the floor in seats #9 and #10, $6.50 each, three months before our wedding with the opening act, starring Barbara Mandrell. But this day, we were on the way to even better entertainment— seeing Granddaughter, Ella, dance competitively while visiting during free time with the rest of the family, too—Waylon, Mary Anne, and Luke! And, there was even more!
Based on resident requests, the City of Mesquite will soon implement improvements to several local parks. The Mesquite City Council passed several items during the Feb. 21 council meeting to allow for funding for new parks and upgrades to existing parks.
*These various memories were recorded around the year, 1984, and can be found in one form or another in History of Kaufman County, Volume II.*
What is better on a chilly winter’s day than a big bowl of just about any kind of soup, stew, or chili? Chances are good that if you hunt, you have some venison or wild pork in your freezer which can become the main ingredient for a tasty meal. Of course, domestic beef or pork is readily available at the grocery store if you’re fresh out of game meat, but why pay the high price? There is no better time to hunt wild hogs than right now while the weather is still cool. I am about to tell you my method of making an awesome pot of Mexican soup and my favorite meat is lean wild pork. Venison works well also but pork is often used in Mexican soups and I always have a good supply on hand.
Teachers never really stop wanting to help students learn and grow. Several members of the Kaufman County Retired School Personnel organization recently proved that when they donated more than 300 new books to Forney ISD. The books will be distributed to the early childhood classes throughout the district.
On November 15, Fate City Council announced the hiring of Jon Thatcher as their new City Attorney. Mr. Thatcher has served as the City Attorney for the City of Forney since August of 2016. The City of Forney is extremely grateful for Mr. Thatcher’s dedication and service to Forney over the past five years.
By Carey Kinsolving
Family traditions and in-person connections are important parts of gatherings of loved ones, and many of those gettogethers are centered on food. The entire family coming together around a table covered with warm, delicious food to share stories and create new memories is what makes mealtime special.
The “Risk and Resilience: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress Post- Pandemic” webinar will be presented by the Military Families Learning Network on Aug. 31.
Backyard barbecue enthusiasts typically prefer the taste of grilled foods over meals prepared in other ways. Much of that devotion to grilled foods can be traced to the unique flavor open flames impart to meat, poultry and other items.
Pollinators serve a great purpose in the agriculture world. Without them, humans and animals would have little to no food at all.
Natalie Marie Bates of Forney (75126) graduated May 13 from Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude in Sociology and Anthropology & Political Science.
The City of Mesquite has announced five finalists for Police Chief. The finalists will participate in panel interviews in Mesquite August 25 – 26, and the City plans to select one of the finalists as its new Police Chief by the end of September.