The Forney Historic Preservation League Monthly Board of Directors Business Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p. m. by President Charles Beason, who announced a quorum and all members present—Charles Beason, Sharon Bowen, Tracy Drane, Jana Garner, Donna Hervey, Lawrence Higgins, Andy Parker, L. C. Randolph, Debbie Stuart, Don Themer, Margaret Tull, George Venner—and Museum Manager, Kendall Milton.
The UKRAINE has been mentioned so much recently in news reports and, some would say, in “fake news reports,” that I decided to do a little research to refresh and broaden my ideas about the area. I was helped along by internet sites and television news reports. The Encyclopedia Britannica has been the most helpful, but just a starting point for deep investigation.
On Friday, Feb. 14, the Forney ISD swim and dive team had 6 divers competing at the state competition in Austin. They represented the district well at this advanced level of student/ athlete competition.
The City of Forney is excited to announce that Seattle-based corporation, Amazon, has begun construction on a 200,000 square-foot distribution center in Forney. Under the development of Seefried Properties, the distribution center will be located in the Gateway Development.
After countless hours of practice over the course of nearly seven months, the Warren Middle School Star Steppers brought their talents to the dance floor last Saturday. The dance team, under the direction of Mrs. Amanda Garcia, traveled to McKinney Boyd High School for the Metroplex Dance Showcase by Showtime International.