The Lady Deer softball team started the playoffs the same way it ended the season: in dominating fashion. With a 10-0 run rule Game 1 victory over Goose Creek Memorial, Deer Park takes on the Lady Patriots in Game 2 of their three-game set tonight at 6:30 at Goose Creek.
A seldom-seen monument marking the original site of Patrick’s Cabin has been moved into a city park. Through a partnership with Dow Chemical, the 1936 Texas Centennial Marker was placed in front of the cabin replica in Heritage Park on Center Street.
No one was hurt when a small fire broke out at Deer Park High School North Campus Thursday morning. The school was evacuated for a short time and students and staff were able to return to the building a short time later.
At the May 2 Deer Park City Council Meeting, the city will enter a Army Community Covenant, showcasing support for service members and their families. The program is designed to foster partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for soldiers and their families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer to other states.
San Jacinto College has announced Dr. Lonnie Howard will be present the keynote address at its commcencement ceremony May 13. Howard, president at the Lamar Institute of Technology, has taken twists and turns that will be familiar to community college students striving to succeed.
For their work in the advancement and accomplishments in their community and professions, four Deer Park High School graduates have been named to the Felton F. Waggoner Hall of Honor. The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s inductees are Wade Conner, Leland Robin Enochs, Danika Hayman and Lou Adele May.