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Kaufman County Deer Hunters Required to Test Harvested Game

Kaufman County Deer Hunters Required to Test Harvested Game

As deer season approaches, Kaufman County hunters need to be aware of a new requirement. Because of the neurological disease in deer found in this region of Texas called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), hunters who harvest mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, red deer, or other CWD susceptible species within the Trans-Pecos, Panhandle, and South-Central Texas CWD Containment and Surveillance Zones are REQUIRED to bring their animals to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) check station within 48 hours of harvest. There will be two check stations for Hunt/Kaufman/Rockwall/Van Zandt Counties. Dates, times, and locations are listed below.

Light Bulb Moments

Light Bulb Moments

A shaft of sunlight breaking through the tree canopy. A flashlight cutting through the darkness. A lightning strike illuminating the rainstorm. Here at FEF we know how dramatic a little illumination can be. That’s why the logo for the Forney Education Foundation is a torch and why our motto is “lighting the way for teaching and learning.” Many times we describe comprehension as a “light bulb moment” as the student’s face literally lights up when they learn something new. Our FISD teachers strive to have as many light bulb moments as possible in their classes--they know that affirmation from their students means that the lessons they are teaching are getting through to their students. And they also know that at the Foundation we’re here to help make those lights go on.

City of Forney Seeking Vendors For Christmas on Main

City of Forney Seeking Vendors For Christmas on Main

The Forney Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that “Christmas on Main”, the City’s premier free holiday event, is coming back to Historic Downtown Forney on December 4th. The FREE holiday event will have holiday vendors, food, games, crafts, holiday music and so much more. Downtown Forney will host the event, which begins at noon and will last until 6 p.m. Those wishing to participate in Christmas on Main can now sign up as holiday, informational or food vendors. Applications for all vendors are due by November 19th and are subject for review once submitted. For more information, please visit https://www.forneytx.gov/760/Christmas-on-Main.

FHS, NFHS, CHS Bands Advancing to UIL Area Contest

FHS, NFHS, CHS Bands Advancing to UIL Area Contest

On Monday, October 18, local bands gathered to participated in the UIL Region 3 Marching Contest. Originally scheduled for Wednesday the 13th but rescheduled due to weather concerns, the event was held at Mesquite ISD’s Memorial Stadium. This oneday contest is the first stop on the road to each band’s objective for the year: a trip to the UIL State competition in San Antonio. Bands participating in the UIL Region 3 Contest were given a numerical result by judges according to their performances, with a “1” being the top rating possible.

Mesquite Earns 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award
Mesquite Earns 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award
Mesquite Earns 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award
Mesquite Earns 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award

Mesquite Earns 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award

Preservation Texas, the statewide non-profit historic preservation advocacy and education organization, recognized Historic Mesquite, Inc.’s restoration of the outbuildings at Opal Lawrence Historical Park as one of only nine projects to receive the 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award. The award presentation was made at the September 20 Mesquite City Council Meeting.

Kaufman County Deer Hunters Required to Test Harvested Game

Kaufman County Deer Hunters Required to Test Harvested Game

As deer season approaches, Kaufman County hunters need to be aware of a new requirement. Because of the neurological disease in deer found in this region of Texas called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), hunters who harvest mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, red deer, or other CWD susceptible species within the Trans-Pecos, Panhandle, and South- Central Texas CWD Containment and Surveillance Zones are REQUIRED to bring their animals to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) check station within 48 hours of harvest. There will be two check stations for Hunt/Kaufman/ Rockwall/Van Zandt Counties. Dates, times, and locations are listed below. • A staffed check station is located in Quinlan at 3381 SH 276 West, in the parking lot behind Exxon Gas and More St.

Amazing Teachers Equal Amazing Students

Amazing Teachers Equal Amazing Students

The amazing people that grace your life are truly a gift. I have been fortunate in my life to have been blessed by unforgettable teachers and people who have come into my life through school and through Flower Basket. This past week one of my favorite people passed away, and he will always be a bright light in my universe. Franklin Herren was many things to many people, but for me he was an artist and craftsman that loved white carnations and baby’s breath. He appreciated add-ins like birds, butterflies, and sparkly twigs, but he really loved the dynamic of white carnations and baby’s breath in his weekly arrangement. He constructed wooden boxes that were completely made of wood- -even the hinges--and each piece took my breath away! He chose beautiful pieces of wood and combined them to create a dynamic look of natural colors and multiple wood types. I was so fortunate that he made me my own box, which I use every day--it was a perfect place to put my jewelry.

Edward Jones Associates Join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Edward Jones Associates Join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Edward Jones branch associates are honored to support the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in Forney as ALZ Champions. Edward Jones is once again a National Presenting sponsor of Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research.

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