Family traditions and in-person connections are important parts of gatherings of loved ones, and many of those gettogethers are centered on food. The entire family coming together around a table covered with warm, delicious food to share stories and create new memories is what makes mealtime special.
The “Risk and Resilience: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress Post- Pandemic” webinar will be presented by the Military Families Learning Network on Aug. 31.
Backyard barbecue enthusiasts typically prefer the taste of grilled foods over meals prepared in other ways. Much of that devotion to grilled foods can be traced to the unique flavor open flames impart to meat, poultry and other items.
Pollinators serve a great purpose in the agriculture world. Without them, humans and animals would have little to no food at all.
Natalie Marie Bates of Forney (75126) graduated May 13 from Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude in Sociology and Anthropology & Political Science.
The City of Mesquite has announced five finalists for Police Chief. The finalists will participate in panel interviews in Mesquite August 25 – 26, and the City plans to select one of the finalists as its new Police Chief by the end of September.
July 30, 2021, at the Spellman Museum of Forney History, Board Members and Regular Members gathered for actually two meetings in one: the usually-held-in- December meeting to elect/ confirm new and continuing Board of Directors and to celebrate the end of the 2020 operating year and the usually-held-in-July “All FHPL Members Meeting” to meet & greet. We had both on Friday night, and a wonderful and informative evening was held by all in attendance.
Mesquite Fire Department held a promotion/ swearing-in ceremony on August 5 at the Mesquite Arts Center to recognize the recent promotions of rank and new members to the department. The event celebrated 28 firefighters who have given nearly 400 years of combined service to the community.
Barbara and Sherry and Pat and Billy Owen and maybe Debra in our neighborhood were all older than I and “old hands” at going to school. I was not, and they had told me all the bad things about going to school and how mean the teachers were and how other kids would “get you.” They had not told me about all the fun and interesting things, and that 1st Graders “got” four recesses, while the next few grades “got” three.
Baylor University has selected nearly 4,000 recent high school graduates and more than 350 transfer students as recipients of academic scholarship awards for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The Forney Education Foundation is looking forward to meeting all of the parents that are new to Forney ISD. The Foundation is also excited about all of the new schools that are opening and all of the new staff that has joined the Forney Family for this school year.
School offers much more than a top-notch education. Being an engaged student involves learning lessons in the classroom but also participating in the myriad activities that begin once the dismissal bell has rung.
Alex Payne, a current doctoral candidate within Texas A&M University’s Department of Entomology, didn’t always know she wanted to research honeybees. However, working in the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab put her on a buzzing journey that would not only require her to focus on current honeybee concerns but also on research from influential Aggies before her.
Spending time outdoors is a summertime tradition for people of all ages.
Armyworm caterpillars are the larval form of a moth that migrates by the millions northward in the spring and summer to lay their eggs. Infestations of the caterpillars can be extremely destructive to home gardens and forage and row crops from Bermuda grass to corn and rice. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo)
Cooler temperatures and widespread rain events across Texas have forage and crop producers scrambling to fight armyworms, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.