Both the Deer Park High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams have advanced to the regional meet. The girls team placed third at the 22-6A meet Thursday morning at Northwest Park in Lomax. The boys team won the 22-6A title at the same meet. Click on the image for photo galleries for the DPHS cross country teams from Deer Park Photos!
The City of Deer Park is hosting a workshop regarding the city's comprehensive plan and subdivision update process. The workshop is being held by city council, the planning and zoning commission and the steering committee Oct. 25 at the Community Center at 6 p.m.
The city’s water customers will see an increase in their water bills beginning in December and January. Deer Park City Council a 12-cent increase to the city’s monthly drainage utility fee and a 5 percent increase to the water and sewer rates. Council unanimously approved the items at Tuesday's regular meeting.
A city form letter left several residents voicing their displeasure on social media and to city. The issue centers around a notification sent to 320 businesses that the Deer Park Fire Marshal's Office would begin charging for inspections. Foster homes took exception with being classified as businesses, while other entities accused the city of using the fee to generate revenue.
IN OUR COMMUNITY
Two young track athletes were honored at Tuesday's Deer Park City Council meeting. For their commitment to excellence, good sportsmanship and hard work, Ally Marbury and Max Gonzalez were recognized as the Deer Park Texas Amateur Athletic Association athletes of the year.
The city’s oldest known relic sits split in two places roughly a mile apart in two different parks. The Deer Park Historical Commission is looking to reunite the headstone and casket of Mary Wilson and William Jackson and give the two its final, historic resting place. Both died in the 1830s.