Authorities Respond to Two Murders in Four Days
Stolen Vehicle / Escaped Prisoner
Mesquite Dedicates Municipal Center in Honor of Former Mayor George Venner
Luster Takes the Helm as New Head Coach as
Kaufman County Considers Curfew for Minors


Possible Alzheimer’s Disease Relief

ADUCANUMAB, which might at least slow the progression of the disease, won “approval” of the Food and Drug Administration in June, and more hope is now at least possible!

Return of the Pet Snake

For several years, we have had “the snake” out here on our “2.2” on Old Military Trail.

Mesquite Continues With Summer PB&J Donation Drive

The City of Mesquite’s Public Works Department recently made a generous donation of peanut butter and jelly to Sharing Life Community Outreach as a part of the city’s Spread the Love campaign.

Schools & Sports

During the pandemic, Texans headed back to nature in record numbers, with more people visiting state parks, hunting, fishing, and boating than ever before.


Guide Omar Cotter and Luke enjoyed some red hot white bass catching at Lake Tawakoni last week. Luke gives an update on the action in his column this week.

If a survey was given to fishermen throughout the state and the question posed, “What do you consider to be the most ‘fished for’ species in the state?”, Which species do you think would rank at th


I read a news report that stated the following: “….. other gymnasts’ coaches motioned to the crowd to give her (Biles) a standing ovation!” When does something extraordinary like that happen?

Columns & Editorials

The Bluest Eyes in Texas

In a whirlwind day of a whirlwind week, I am about as exhausted as a person can feel. My neck is knotted worse than a hair tangle in a wad of bubble gum.

Dear Aunt B,

The moment a person accepts Jesus Christ as their personal savior He gives them the Holy Spirit and keeps them in His hand for eternity. Jesus said no one could take them out of His hand.

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