Newly Elected North Texas Mayor Faces DWI Charge

Matt Smith For Mayor

Published : Monday, 16 May 2011, 7:18 AM CDT


ARGYLE, Texas – A man facing a charge of driving while intoxicated has been elected mayor of a small North Texas town, defeating the incumbent.

Matt Smith was elected mayor of Argyle in Saturday’s election, getting 253 of the 493 votes casts in the mayoral race. Argyle, a town of about 3,000, is located about 40 miles northwest of Dallas.

He wrote in an e-mail to the Denton Record-Chronicle that he’s honored to represent his fellow citizens.

Smith faces a charge of driving while intoxicated from a January arrest in nearby Flower Mound.

Denton attorney Rick Hagen has said Smith’s case is pending and he and his client plan to dispute it.



About Alice Linahan

Alice Linahan is a Conservative, politically-active Texas Mom who has worked hard in the trenches of the Tea Party movement. As an active Real Estate blogger turned online newspaper owner, Alice launched Resolute Media Group along with two partners. It quickly grew into playing an integral part in holding politicians and the progressive/liberal media accountable by getting real stories out to Americans across the country using social media integration and Resolute Media’s “North Texas Navigator”. Now Alice has launched Voices to Action Consulting. Alice is working hard to train boots on the ground activists using social media techniques to get accurate information out to the passive majority of Americans. In addition she is working on projects at both the state and national level to save our Country from attacks from within our own borders. In addition I am currently on the Advisory Board for a new series of e-books by Harper-Collins entitled "Voices of the Tea Party". I have been published in such publications as Focus on the Family's Citizen Magazine and am board member of Women on the Wall, an organization working on building a safe and prosperous Texas for our children and grandchildren to thrive.
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