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Boaters Urged to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’ to Halt Aquatic Invasive Species Spread

Texans throughout the state took advantage of the Fourth of July holiday to enjoy the summer sun on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) urges boaters and paddlers to do their part to protect the Texas lakes we love from aquatic invasive species during the heart of boating season.

Tips to Keep Tomatoes, From ‘Breakers’ to Ripened Red

Stages of a tomato shown from a “breaker” to fully ripe. (Larry Stein/Texas A&M AgriLife)

Tips to Keep Tomatoes, From ‘Breakers’ to Ripened Red

Any tomato that has reached the breaker stage is considered vine ripened and can be picked. (Laura McKenzie/ Texas A&M AgriLife)

Tips to Keep Tomatoes, From ‘Breakers’ to Ripened Red

Tomatoes picked too soon will not ripen, but can be used for fried green tomatoes. (Laura McKenzie/Texas A&M AgriLife)

Tips to Keep Tomatoes, From ‘Breakers’ to Ripened Red

One of the simple joys of summer is access to greattasting tomatoes.

What Will You Plant?

What Will You Plant?

In the world of gardening, there are three types of plants–annuals, biennials and perennials. Annuals grow and bloom in one year and then die. Biennials grow the first year, bloom the second year, and then die. Perennials grow for two or three years before blooming and then continue growing and blooming for many years.

The City of Forney Mourns the Loss of Michael Lewis

The City of Forney Mourns the Loss of Michael Lewis

The City of Forney is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Lewis, husband of former Mayor Amanda Lewis. Michael was a dedicated and active member of the Forney community, serving as a philanthropist, Angel Flight pilot (completing over 140 missions), and chaplain at Genesis Center North Texas. His unwavering commitment and impactful contributions to our community will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.

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