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Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 12, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Water

The Denton County Health Department (DCHD) is reporting its first human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) of the season and the first case of Chikungunya virus (ChikV) in a Denton County resident.  The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed yesterday two cases of WNV—one resident in the City of Denton, the other in Argyle. 

“These reports of mosquito-borne diseases highlight and confirm our concerns—positive mosquito testing pools across the County have alerted us to the likelihood of human WNV cases, and we’re beginning…

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Police Chief Scott Kniffen Set to Retire After 40 Years in Law Enforcement

Police Chief Scott Kniffen Set to Retire After 40 Years in Law Enforcement

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 11, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, Town News, TCPD

Trophy Club Chief of Police, Scott Kniffen, will retire on September 26, 2014 after 40 years in law enforcement. Chief Kniffen has led the Trophy Club Police Department since September 2006 and faithfully served the citizens of Trophy Club for eight years. He and his wife Joanne have purchased acreage in Clyde, Texas, and look forward to a slow-paced retirement in a tight-knit community with deep family roots.

Chief Kniffen leaves large shoes to fill and will be missed by co-workers, law enforcement peers and many in the Trophy…

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'Trophy Club Tribune' Donates Crossing Guard Paddles as Final Farewell Gesture

'Trophy Club Tribune' Donates Crossing Guard Paddles as Final Farewell Gesture

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 03, 2014
Tags: BNHS, Community, Public Safety, Volunteer, Trophy Club Gives, Town News, Schools

Submitted by the Trophy Club Tribune --- Matthew Brashear

The Trophy Club Tribune, through the support of it’s advertising clients, proudly stands behind those who provide a safe route to school for Trophy Club children each day.  No one is closer to this issue of safety than Trophy Club’s team of dedicated crossing guards.  Each school year these individuals rise early in the morning and return later in the afternoon to guard our smallest residents as they traverse the ever-busier Trophy Club streets hundreds of…

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Roundabout Lane Closure - Monday, October 13

Roundabout Lane Closure - Monday, October 13

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 01, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Road Construction, Public Safety, Town News

UPDATE (Monday, October 13, 2014) --- Due to the rain and high winds, the markings in the roundabout will not be painted today. The project is anticipated to take place around the Thanksgiving holiday, weather permitting. We will post an update when a new date and time is scheduled.

The inside lane of the roundabout will be closed from 9:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, October 13 in order for the Streets Services department to repaint traffic markings on the pavement. Traffic will continue…

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2014 Trophy Dog Photo Contest

2014 Trophy Dog Photo Contest

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 28, 2014
Tags: Community, Events, Parks, Town News, Recreation

The contest deadline has closed and the photo submissions are ADORABLE!  Here is a compilation of the submissions!

The 4th annual Trophy Dog Photo Contest has officially begun! Every year the Town of Trophy Club hosts a Facebook contest to discover the most photogenic dogs and celebrate PetFest on September 20 at Freedom Dog Park. Anyone is welcome to submit one picture of their pooch on the Trophy Dog Photo Contest Facebook page.

2014 Trophy Dog Photo Contest Facebook Page

There are five categories…

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Municipal Office Closed Monday, September 1 for Labor Day

Municipal Office Closed Monday, September 1 for Labor Day

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 26, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Town News

Trophy Club Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, September 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Police, Fire and EMS services will continue as usual. Municipal offices will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2.

The Community Pool will be closed August 25 - 29, then open for Labor Day weekend August 30 - September 1. After September 1, the pool is closed for the 2014 season.

Have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend, Trophy Club!

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Town Council Amends Solicitation Ordinance, Implements No-Knock List

Town Council Amends Solicitation Ordinance, Implements No-Knock List

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 14, 2014
Tags: Business, Community, Government, Public Safety, Town News, TCPD

At the August 12, 2014 meeting, the Town Council voted unanimously to amend various sections of the ‘Peddlers and Solicitors’ ordinance in an effort to better protect residents from the negative impacts associated with soliciting and distribution. The amended ordinance still maintains a business’s First Amendment right to communicate to potential customers, but also allows residents the right to ‘opt out’ if they do not want door-to-door solicitors or handbills dropped at their door.

A No-Knock List (Registry) has been developed…

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