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Thanksgiving Weekend Travel Tips

Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and that’s welcome news to people who can’t wait to celebrate the holiday season with their loved ones. Though millions of people stayed home for Thanksgiving in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rising vaccination rates suggest the holiday travel season will be back in full swing this November.

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Forney Police Arrest Elvis Sestic for Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle

On Thursday, November 11th, 2021, at approximately 7:13 p. m. hours, Forney Police responded to US Hwy 80 and FM 548 after receiving a report of two vehicles coming out of the Mesquite area involved in a continuing disturbance. The vehicles were reported as being a white box truck and a black Honda Pilot.

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Tis the Season to Be Thankful

One of the most American holidays is upon us now-- Thanksgiving! The beginning of the holiday is somewhat common lore with the Native Americans helping the Pilgrims to survive and eventually thrive. The example that the Native Americans gave the Pilgrims and the world at large is to help your fellow man when you have plenty, regardless of your differences.

Expect Higher Prices, Fewer Options on Thanksgiving Turkeys

Turkey numbers are at their lowest point since 2015. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie)

Expect Higher Prices, Fewer Options on Thanksgiving Turkeys

Consumers should expect to see higher prices and fewer options for holiday turkeys this year due to reduced production. (Stock photo)

Expect Higher Prices, Fewer Options on Thanksgiving Turkeys

Consumers can expect higher prices and fewer options for whole turkeys leading into this Thanksgiving, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Did You Know?

Hobbies are important for many different reasons. While one of the main reasons to immerse oneself in a hobby is to have fun, the benefits do not stop there.

BBB Tip: Protecting America’s Veterans From Conniving Con Artists

BBB Tip: Protecting America’s Veterans From Conniving Con Artists

Before President Eisenhower’s proclamation establishing Veterans Day in 1954, Nov. 11 was known as Armistice Day, a celebration acknowledging the end of fighting during World War I at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month). In recognition of the sacrifices and honor due to military veterans, official ceremonies take place in the memorial amphitheater built around the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. with the laying of a presidential wreath, often directly from the hands of the sitting U.S. president.

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