“Stand Up For Forney”

A couple of years ago I started this blog to provide the citizens with fact-based information. I did this because there was, and still is, an element in Forney that thrives on being deceitful to the citizens by reporting half-truths and fuzzy facts in order to promote an agenda. I have been personally attacked by this element, and to this day I continue to be in their cross hairs.

A counter to their argument was needed and what better way to provide that counter than to fact-check the erroneous information that was being spread.

Almost two years ago now when the attacks escalated, I approached another civic leader and asked this person to stand with me. It was my thought that we could work together to spread the facts and hopefully put an end to this continuous assault on Forney. This person declined my request, even though this individual agreed with what I was trying to do. So I decided to go it alone.

On January 22nd of this year, 4 members of the Forney city council made the decision to appoint me to the place one seat. This seat was held by Cory McGee who had to resign because he moved outside of Forney. I view this as an honor and a great opportunity to serve the citizens of Forney.

However, just because I now sit on the city council, I WILL NOT stop checking facts and standing against anyone or any group that is a detriment to the overall good of our community. I will continue pointing out erroneous information and calling out anyone who makes bogus statements of fact only to “rile up the citizenry”.

Many of you have reached out to me in support of this cause and I truly appreciate that. And many of you have started “Standing up for Forney” by refuting these erroneous stories on social media and other places and I applaud you for that!! Keep it up. Working together we will spread the “good news” in Forney and make our community one we can all be proud to call home.