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City of Forney Makes Arrest in Deadly Conduct Investigation
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 For Second Time, Federal Judge Finds Texas Is Violating Voter Registration Law

A federal judge found Texas is “legally obligated” to allow voters to simultaneously register to vote with every driver’s license renewal or change-of-address application, and ordered the state to set up a “fully operable” online system by Sept. 23. Credit: Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

A persistent Texas voter, twice thwarted when he tried registering to vote while renewing his driver’s license online, has for the second time convinced a federal judge that the state is violating

Mesquite Announces 300 New Jobs As Part Of FNA Group Expansion

The City of Mesquite announced the FNA Group is expanding to Mesquite with a new 400,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution center located at 1371 S. Town East Boulevard.

Lance Corporal Jody Long

Lance Corporal Jody Long spent four years in the United States Marine Corps, stationed in Coronado, California, and Camp Pendleton, California.

Schools & Sports

Great Texas Birding Classic Moves to Fall for First Time Ever

Drop that remote and grab those binoculars, the 24th Annual Great Texas Birding Classic (GTBC) is kicking off fall with its annual bird watching competition.

New Beginnings—Rather Redundant, I Suppose!

School in Forney, Texas, began again, or rather I should say “opened” for the first day of classes for the school year, 2020—2021, and I feel sure it really was a “NEW” experience.

3 Tips to Prepare for Turkey Hunting Season

Want to hunt turkeys on your home turf this fall? You’ll need to create and manage a habitat that will attract them to your property first.

Columns & Editorials

Siri, Call My Heart

A million Christmases ago – which translates into 2, except 2020 counts for at least 10 years, so it could’ve been 12 – my kids gave me a great gift. It was a book of writing prompts.

It seems like we are seeing some perilous times, but what if we were without power for thirty days. Everything in the refrigerator would be spoiled in a few days.

“If you’re doing the right thing, you’ll like it and it’ll be for you to do,” says Victoria, 8. Lots of people today would agree. They say, “If it feels good, do it.”

Forney Messenger

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 936, Forney, TX 75126
Physical Address: 201 W. Broad St., Forney, TX 75126
Phone: 972-564-3121
Fax: 972-552-3599