Once again, building is taking place in Forney, and people are asking for some details. So, without further ado, Kyle Rouvaldt, Forney’s Public Information Officer, offers this early update.

The Forney Jackrabbits face the Marshall Mavericks in the first round of the 2018 playoffs last week at Mike Carter Field in Tyler, Texas.

It’s not often you face the same team three years in a row in the playoffs. When that team has ended your season two years in a row, you WANT that third matchup.


I have seen tweets, Facebook Posts and emails lately with the tagline, “It’s a good day to be a Jackrabbit!” I love the line.

The Lady Jackrabbits have several hashtags they use on social media this year. They are fairly obvious in meaning.

The 2018 Texas High School Baseball regular season wrapped up last week. For the last two years, the last week features a home and home series for the two local Varsity teams.


Jesus and His disciples crossed the sea to the land of the GERASENES. As they left the ship, they were met by a man possessed with about two thousand demons.

Did you really just call Republicans “disgusting” Mr. Ronnie Hamilton. I am writing a response to the ad you put on the front page of the Forney Messenger last week.

Those of you who receive my column in your email may not realize that it is also printed in a newspaper.

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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