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DATCU Bank Robber Identified and in Custody

DATCU Bank Robber Identified and in Custody

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 22, 2013
Tags: Community, Business, Public Safety, Town News

A Denton man is in custody for the July 5th Bank Robbery at the DATCU Credit Union located in the lobby of the Tom Thumb in Trophy Club. An arrest warrant was served on Richard Huntley Chiles, 53 of Denton yesterday charging him with Aggravated Robbery. Chiles is in custody at the Collin County Jail in lieu of $450,000.00 bond for the Trophy Club Bank Robbery and $400,000.00 bond for a similar bank robbery that occurred at a store bank in Allen, Texas in mid September.


Chiles, who was dubbed “The regular Joe Bandit” in an FBI press…

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Seeking Candidates for Denton Appraisal Review Board

Seeking Candidates for Denton Appraisal Review Board

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 18, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Denton County

The Denton Central Appraisal District is accepting applications from Denton County residents who are interested in serving on the Denton Appraisal Review Board (ARB). Applications are due by Friday, November 15, 2013. To serve on the ARB, residents must currently reside in Denton County and have lived within the county for at least two years. The meeting schedule is fairly rigorous from late May through July, but more information, including the application, is available in the informational packet.

More information regarding the Denton…

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Life May Not Be Fair...But WE Should Be!

Life May Not Be Fair...But WE Should Be!

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 17, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

The following article was written by Council Member Danny Mayer.

As a member of the Town Council it is my belief that I have a responsibility to share with you, whenever possible, where I stand on an issue and to also share with you why I hold such beliefs. I want to be perfectly clear that what I have to say here is my opinion and my mine alone. It does not reflect the sentiment of the Council and I have used no Town assets in preparing this statement. I apologize in advance for the long read but important issues cannot be dealt…

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DEA Impersonation Scam

DEA Impersonation Scam

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 17, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, TCPD, Town News

A concerned Trophy Club resident recently came to the police station because she had received a voicemail form a person who claimed to be a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent with a warrant for her arrest and a search warrant for her property. She believed the call to be suspicious because she has not been involved in anything that would warrant a DEA inquiry and it didn’t’ sound plausible that the DEA would tell her that they had a warrant for her as opposed to simply coming to get her and executing the search warrant. The complainant…

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The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 15, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

The following article was written by Town Manager Mike Slye.

Trophy Club is A Great Place to Call Home, with safe neighborhoods, high-rated schools, beautiful medians, manicured parks, safe drinking water and a community spirit that continues to grow with the years. The politics and warring factions in Trophy Club have become a black mark on our great community and the time for civil discourse regarding the future must begin now. The Town versus TC MUD 1 consolidation debate has extended outside our town limits, into…

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Fire Prevention Month Open House - Saturday, October 12

Fire Prevention Month Open House - Saturday, October 12

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 08, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, Town News

The Trophy Club Fire Department (TCFD) is hosting the annual Fire Prevention Month Open House on Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Join us for fire and life safety information, fun and activities for all ages. TCFD Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts will also be on sale for $20 with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 

Open House Flyer

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Westlake Lift Station Overflows - Cleanup Effort Underway

Westlake Lift Station Overflows - Cleanup Effort Underway

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 04, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Health, Town News, Transparency, Water

In the afternoon hours on Friday, October 4 the Town of Trophy Club was notified that a lift station across State Highway 114 in Westlake overflowed.  Subsequently, sewage has moved downstream into the Trophy Club creek behind the homes located on Brook Hollow Lane and across Indian Creek into the pond at Hogan’s Glen. Immediate steps are being taken by Westlake, in cooperation with the Town of Trophy Club and TC MUD 1, to clean up the sewage from affected waterways.

Westlake has begun draining the reservoir upstream and will work around…

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