There’s no place like home for the holidays, claims the popular song. In Forney’s Diamond Creek neighborhood, though, families are still trickling back, eight months after a tornado struck.
A Forney hotel manager who came to the aid of North Texas tornado victims is being honored as a silent hero.
Spring says her husband left his tan 2002 Ford 350 in their driveway when he was deployed overseas. There wasn’t one problem with it until last Tuesday.
Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of James Robert Cleveland Butler and Johnny Charles Butler. The siblings allegedly held up a bank in Forney last November and again in May.
A North Texas veteran, unable to work since he was injured by an IED in Iraq, received a key for the “American Dream” — a free house.
Thursday is a special day for a local wounded soldier. He and his family will get the keys to a brand new home in Forney.
Drop-off Monday morning at Crosby Elementary School had a festive atmosphere. Students were welcomed back to the campus with hugs and high-fives. It was their first time back at the campus since a tornado hit the area last Tuesday.
A Harvard graduate chose Forney as the first city to benefit from an online donor database.
On Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) concluded that on Tuesday two weak tornadoes touched down in Irving and in Grand Prairie. The newly declared EF-0 twisters bring the official tornado count up to 13.
Governor Rick Perry will be in Lancaster on Thursday, touring areas that were devastated by powerful storms and tornadoes on Tuesday afternoon.
Many North Texans spent the day Wednesday cleaning up from Tuesday’s tornado outbreak.
Whether you were a victim of Tuesday’s violent weather or just want to volunteer or donate, we hope this information helps you.